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Human Performance Outliers Podcast

Jan 26, 2023

Leighton Phillips has trained and raced endurance events from a young age. This included swimming, triathlon, and ultramarathon. After years of endurance experience, Leighton wanted to explore the world of low carbohydrate nutrition and performance. Along the way, he developed a product line SFuels, which he worked...


Jan 24, 2023

This topic episode dives into working out when sick and when it is okay to resume training, and the reason and application of cool downs, with a final consideration about long cool downs. Thanks to  Hans Weber & Jonas Narkeliūnas for submitting these topics. 

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Jan 20, 2023

Paul Laursen is an author, endurance coach, high-performance consultant and entrepreneur. He has used and coached athletes on low carbohydrate nutrition. He was formerly employed as the Physiology Manager for High Performance Sport New Zealand, and has retained his former joint role as Adjunct Professor of...


Jan 12, 2023

For this episodes, I dig into a couple of listener suggested topics. 

1) Optimal training time and structuring volume and frequency

2) Timeline to recover from a race

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Jan 8, 2023

Nicole Bitter returns after her second place finish to Courtney Dauwalter at the Bandera 100 Kilometer. The Bandera 100 Kilometer hosts one of the Golden Ticket races, where the top two men and women received invites into the highly competitive Western States Endurance Run 100 Mile (WSER). Nicole reflects on what it...