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Charlie Spedding

Date: 28th January 2022

Charlie Spedding

After success on the track, Charlie Spedding switched to marathons in 1984, winning both the London Marathon and a bronze medal in the LA Olympics – which was the first British Olympic marathon medal for 20 years, and the last won by Team GB, so the performance certainly did not get the recognition it deserved.

He tells the story of his running success in his brilliant book ‘From Last to First’, so I wanted to explore his approach to sports psychology, drinking beer and avoiding injuries later in your career. I also wanted to chat to him about his new book ‘Stop Feeding Us Lies’ and the myths of a healthy diet.

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