Trans-Provence Special – Part Two

July 5, 2017

Ever wondered what it would be like to race the Trans-Provence? How hard is it? How do I get entered? What sort of training do I need to do? What should I expect when I get there? Is it as good as everyone says? Well wonder no longer, we sat down with friend of the podcast, Jonathan Matthews who raced the Trans-Provence as a privateer this year. The episode is split into two parts. The first part covers the entry to the race, and Jonathan’s preparation, the second covers the race itself. Jonathan is not someone to do things by halves, so he really got stuck into this, and did a lot of research and experimentation in order to optimise himself and his performance for the race. I certainly learned a lot, I hope you do to!

There is a lot of information in this episode, so here are the links to the main things that Jonathan mentioned:

Trans-Provence link

Compede Blister Plasters link

High5 Electrolyte Tabs link

Tim Ferris Podcast link

Gymnastic Bodies training programme link

Wim Hof and his breathing techniques link

Our episode with Jonathan’s trainer, Ben Plenge link

Also, you can follow Jonathan on instagram @its_not_ideal

Photo: Sam Needham

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