About this episode

This special interview with Brad Stulberg celebrates 1 million downloads of For The Long Run. Thank you to you, the listeners, for making this milestone possible.

Brad is an author interested in the evidence based principles of sustainable excellence, high performance coach, armchair strength and conditioning athlete, husband and father.

In this episode we talk about:

  • living a fulfilled life: doing good and feeling good
  • helping evolve the health and high performance industries
  • universal peak performance principles
  • the importance of doing the work and the rest
  • perspectives on success and failure
  • the future of media

Follow Brad on Twitter @BStulberg and For The Long Run @forthelrpod

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