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Emaciated Runner Becomes 182lb Shredded Beast | Olympian Ryan Hall

Taren Gesell

Ryan Hall holds numerous records as an Olympic marathon runner for the USA. But after getting to his lowest weight of 127lbs at 5'10", he became so injured that he had to give up running. He found himself in the weight room, and now he's 192lbs and healthier than ever. We talk with him about weight training for all endurance athletes, the best way to approach weights, the differences in how he felt then and now, and more.

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Taren Gesell
Taren Gesell

"Triathlon Taren" Gesell is founder of MOTTIV and one of the world's top experts on helping adults become endurance athletes later in life. Best known for his YouTube channel and podcast Taren is the author of the Triathlon Foundations series of books and has been published featured in endurance publications around the world.

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