Ep 170: Marathon Tapering with Dr. Patrick Neary

Run with Fitpage

Apr 11 2024 • 50 mins

In this episode of Run with Fitpage, we have Dr. Patrick Neary discussing with us all about tapering for marathon runners. Dr. Neary and Vikas get into the depth of the right tapering strategies and a lot more!

Dr. Patrick Neary brings over 27 years of academic and research expertise in exercise physiology to his role as a leading authority in the field. Prior to his tenure at the University of Regina, he held key positions at esteemed institutions such as the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Dr. Neary's teaching portfolio encompasses a wide array of subjects, including Introductory and Advanced Exercise Physiology, Principles of Exercise Testing, Training, and Prescription, as well as Clinical Exercise Physiology. His dedication to education extends beyond traditional classrooms, as evidenced by his involvement in coaching certification programs and his experience coaching minor league sports in hockey, basketball, soccer, and volleyball.

Dr. Neary's research endeavors have resulted in over 200 peer-reviewed publications, covering a broad spectrum of topics in exercise physiology. Notably, his expertise extends to the area of tapering, where he has contributed significantly to understanding the optimal strategies for peak performance in athletes. His supervision of numerous Master's and Ph.D. students underscores his commitment to cultivating the next generation of researchers. Through his multifaceted contributions to academia, research, and community engagement, Dr. Patrick Neary continues to shape the landscape of exercise physiology and promote advancements in human performance and well-being.

Reach out Dr. Neary at patrick.neary@uregina.ca
Find Dr. Neary's work hereL: researchgate.net/profile/Patrick-Neary

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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