Ep 162: Quantification of Training Load with Dr Mike Lambert

Run with Fitpage

Feb 21 2024 • 52 mins

In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have Emeritus Professor Dr. Mike Lambert to discuss all about quantification of training load, especially for runners, with our host and Founder Vikas Singh.

Emeritus Professor Mike Lambert, a distinguished figure in exercise science, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cape Town, which he completed in 1990. His illustrious academic career saw him ascend to full professorship in 2009. Prof. Lambert boasts an impressive publication record, with 262 research papers and one patented work, collectively cited over 11,000 times. As a mentor, he has supervised or co-supervised 30 Ph.D. students. Having served as the Editor-in-Chief of the South African Journal of Sports Medicine and an executive committee member of the South African Sports Medicine Association, his influence extends beyond the academic realm. In 2021, he retired from his academic position and transitioned into the role of a senior research scholar at UCT.

Dr. Mike Lambert is a road running enthusiast with a remarkable running portfolio. He has conquered three Comrades marathons (90 km) and secured the 43rd position in 1982. His achievements also include nine Two Oceans marathons (56 km), with another notable 43rd position in 1986. Prof. Lambert boasts an impressive record of 43 standard marathons, with a personal best time of 2:33, and has successfully completed 13 ultra-marathons, showcasing his enduring passion and prowess in the world of long-distance running.

Find Dr. Lambert's work here:

About Vikas Singh:
Vikas Singh, an MBA from Chicago Booth, worked at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, APGlobale, and Reliance before coming up with the idea of democratizing fitness knowledge and helping beginners get on a fitness journey. Vikas is an avid long-distance runner, building fitpage to help people learn, train, and move better.
For more information on Vikas, or to leave any feedback and requests, you can reach out to him via the channels below:
Instagram: @vikas_singhh
LinkedIn: Vikas Singh
Twitter: @vikashsingh101

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