89th Podcast

Podcast Guest “It's a long road” is the runner and coach Petros Minas.

Petros is a graduate of the Department of Physical Education and Sports of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with a specialization in Classical Sports (Athletics).


He has been serving in the Hellenic Police since 2000, he has graduated from the school of basic training of Police personnel for the staffing of the E.K.A.M. and has served in it. He has taken part in two Pan-European Police Marathon Championships with the National Team of the Greek Police in 2018 in Dublin, Ireland and in 2022 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, he has finished a total of 18 Marathons in Greece and abroad with a best performance in 2022 in Valencia with time 2:39:23.

In the year 2020, he was the seventh best Marathon Runner in Greece in the annual statistics of SEGAS.

He has participated in many road and mountain races including twice in the Olympus Mountaineering Marathon and once in the Olympus Marathon, he has participated in triathlons and he has finished twice in a long distance triathlon (Half iron) in Almiraman, with a best performance of 5h 02m.

We will have an interesting discussion with Petros, since we will talk about the role of training, endurance and how it improves, training zones, Long Runs and other equally interesting topics that concern all amateur runners.

Podcast Interview Highlights “It's a long road” with runner and coach Petros Minas.

22:40 So starting off, would you like to tell us a few words about yourself and your involvement in Sports?

28:25 What is running to you?;

29:00 What do we mean by saying? stamina; How does she improve?

31:07 How important are the training zones and if we should train based on them?

32:20 How is the training intensity;

33:26 What parts does a weekly training and what is the role of each training?

35:06 What should be the weekly training volume?

36:35 Is there a workout that you think helps you the most and gives you more?

38:33 H VO2 Max and maximum speed at VO2 Max are two factors that determine our training plan? Are both clues equally important?

39:55 How important his role is coach to all those involved in running?

41:10 How difficult and complex is it to design a proper program? Is it the same for everyone?

42:45 They are necessary ergometric tests;

45:00 Recently in a post in a running group on Facebook, there was a lot of talk I would say about the long run and how big or exactly how these should be done. Do you want to tell us a few words? How important and how big should they be Long Run;

47:30 Since you have participated in races up to his distance  Marathon, how do you see the possibility of participating in ultra-distance races and what is your opinion about the races Ultra;

48:50 Will you run again this year in Valencia?

50:10 Are you aiming to break your last year's record?

50:40 In closing, I would like to ask you how and where someone can find you.

Minas Coaching
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/minascoachingteam/

Petros Minas

Tel: +30 698 028 8273
Email: minaspetros@gmail.com


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