Endurance Planet

Endurance Planet

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Podcasts for the endurance athlete

Episodes

Simon Marshall, PhD, and Lesley Paterson: How To Be A Brave Athlete By Managing Your Brain  

We’re joined by pro triathlete Lesley Paterson, a 3x world champion in offroad triathlon, Ironman champ, pro mountain biker and endurance coach at Braveheart Coaching, along with her husband, Simon Marshall, PhD, who is a sports psychologist, exercise physiology professor, and the go-to guy for endurance athletes to train their brains and build mental toughness. […]

ATC 242: Eating for Very High Volume, Sub-3 Marathon Tips, Benefits of Training by Heart Rate Not Pace, The ‘Special Block’ Beastly Workout and More  

Lucho and Tawnee are on for Ask The Coaches 242, on this show: An ultrarunner and professional bike courier is working out 50 hours a week wants to know: What would proper fueling look like for this amount of volume? Eat – a lot! Protein needs for endurance athletes: 1.4-2.g grams or protein per kg […]

Dina Griffin, RD: Individualizing Your Diet/Fuel Plan, Ketone Supplements, Muscle Testing, and More!  

  Our guest, Dina Griffin, holds a Masters of Science degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Sport Dietitian, and Certified Level II Metabolic Efficiency Training Specialist. Dina’s clientele includes adults of all ages and activity levels, from “off the couch” athletes to recreational and elite/professional endurance athletes including fitness enthusiasts, runners, ultrarunners, […]

ATC 241: Believe It – You ARE an Athlete, Keys To Nailing a Marathon, Harms of Chornic Hypocaloric Diets, and Much More  

  Tawnee and Lucho are on for Ask the Coaches episode 241. Announcements: Have a question for one of our shows? Send to questions@enduranceplanet.com. Ragnar: The 2018 SoCal regular team is FULL for now, but we are entered in the lottery for an ultra team and will know if we get it by September. If […]

The Sock Doc: Caffeine and Dehydration, Train Low Race High, MTHFR’s Role In Your Training, Post Tib Tendonitis, and More  

  Dr. Steve Gangemi, the Sock Doc, is back on the show. We hear about his latest adventure race and he provides his wisdom on the following: Sports nutrition – fact or myth? We clarify the following: Does coffee/caffeine before exercise leads to dehydration? https://link.springer.com/article/10.2165%2F00007256-200131110-00002 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12187618?dopt=Abstract http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/y90-135#.WYnOntPysi4 If you’re fat-adapted can you “race low” (low […]

ATC 240: Tawnee’s Baaack! We Discuss – Best ‘Bang for Your Buck’ Strength Training, Nutrition for Midday Race Starts, 180 Formula for Teens, and Much More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Tawnee’s back from her break, and her and Lucho take some time to catch up and share the latest news, including that she’s pregnant! You can read more of Tawnee’s pregnancy blogs and follow her journey at tritawn.com. Study mention – Running Exercise Increases the Intervertebral Disc “Chronic running […]

Lucho and GZ: Trying Something New: Talking About The Aging Athlete, Is Pot a PED, And Much More  

On this show Lucho and George Zack chat it up and cover: US Masters National Championships Training for speed. Is marijuana a performance enhancing drug?

Dr. David Minkoff: Mind Your Immune System, Tips For Master’s Athletes (From A Master), and Why You Need To Take Your Amino Acids!  

Dr. David Minkoff is an alternative health practitioner and triathlete based in Florida. At 69 years young, he has completed 42 Ironmans and feels healthier than ever. He was also Endurance Planet’s resident doctor for our Ask the Doc shows back in the day (see archives). On this show we catch up with David, talking about […]

ATC 239: Lucho with Guest Host Greg White on Transitioning Into Minimalist shoes, building a periodized plan using MAF, Tapering for Races and What To Do Physically and Mentally to Prepare  

Meet Greg White, a professional writer, avid runner and student of all things health. How to begin using minimalist shoes after a back injury and four-year break from running. Katy Bowman’s Whole Body Barefoot book How best to structure training with MAF + intensity. What exactly a taper is and several strategies to you can […]

Sock Doc: Gaining Weight in Ironman Training, Why!? Plus, Meniscus Tear Recovery, Hiatal Hernias in Athletes, and More  

We are back with The Sock Doc, Dr. Steve Gangemi, for another”grab bag” style show with a variety of important topics and answers to your questions so you can kick more butt in your training and racing… Steve’s trip to the Galapagos Islands a few highlights including the giant turtles who sound like Darth Vadar […]

ATC 238: Lucho with Guest Host Annie on How to Recover While Trying to Drop Weight, Dealing with Lack of Desire to Race, Should You Race an Ultra at MAF or Even with a HRM  

Meet guest host Ann-Sofie Forsmark, a Swedish ultrarunner who has been a PT for 18 years, running coach the last 5 yrs and also nutrition coach with focus on athletic performance. Strategies to deal with lower energy and decreased recovery while trying to drop weight How to overcome, or not, the lack of desire to […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: Heart Health For Athletes – Identifying Risks, Weeding Out Hype and Why Exercise Is Still Your Best ‘Medicine’  

Dr. Phil Maffetone is back for this instant classic episode talking about heart health and athletes with everything you need to know, what information out there that you can ignore, and proactive tips to stay healthy for a lifetime. We often see articles and hear unfortunate stories of athletes with heart health complications, sometimes resulting in death. […]

ATC 237: Lucho and Fellow Old Guy GZ Talk Masters Training  

Lucho has a guest host, GZ. Psychology of coaching kids vs. adults. Lucho’s first race since the Leadville 100 4 years ago. How to structure training for an older athlete struggling with recovery.

Dr. Cate Shanahan: Deep Nutrition and ‘The Human Diet’ – The Role of Epigenetics, What Your Ancestors Ate and Your Activity Levels to Determine Your Dietary Needs  

  Dr. Cate Shanahan is a board certified family physician and author of Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food. She’s an expert on epigenetics and has studied culinary traditions and dietary habits of her healthiest patients. She’s applied her learning and experiences in all these scientific fields in the book Deep Nutrition, which we’ll […]

ATC 236: Fueling a Fat-Adapted Marathon, Recovery Priorities, Adding X-Training To Build Volume, and More  

If fat-adapted and for long training runs fueling with UCAN, Vespa, Nuun, and water, do you still need to add more carbs/sugar during a marathon to account for higher heart rates or cardiac drift? UCAN’s tips for fueling a marathon. Nutrition tips for running a marathon 10-15 seconds faster than MAF pace. Tips for training for a sandy […]

TriNews Special: Traveller’s Guide To Staying In Kona, Hawaii, During Ironman World Championship Week  

Headed to the Big Island? Then take a listen. Our buddy Thorsten Radde is FINALLY making the trek to Kona this year so we dedicate this show to discussing travel plans and questions he had for being in Hawaii during Ironman, including: What’s the “best” location to stay in Kona? What’s the layout like and pros and cons of […]

Steve Magness: Coping Skills of Top Athletes, His Rules of Coaching, Science vs. Practice, Defining ‘Tempo’ (It’s Not Just a Heart Rate), Book Recs, and Much More  

Our guest Steve Magness is a coach to top distance runners including Olympians, World Championship qualifiers, and top 10 finishers at Major Marathons. He is also a lecturer and writer on the topic of science of performance. He has two books, including The Science of Running and the latest titled Peak Performance, which drops in June, […]

ATC 235: Common Half-Ironman Mistakes, Is MAF Over-Hyped and Overrated, Predicting Goal Race Pace, And More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Followup from ATC 234: Were we ‘too harsh’ or even wrong on American marathoners slowing? Lucho spews some stats and another good article mention. Speaking of fast running, we discuss the Sub-2 Hour Marathon attempt, before it happened. Correction from that episode: The Ironman swim cutoff is 2:20 not […]

Dr. Tamsin Lewis: Risks of Birth Control Pill and IUDs, Tips for The Perimenopause Transition, Recovering from Overtraining Syndrome, and More  

Dr. Tamin Lewis is back and also is working on a new business Fibr Health. Check it out! On this show: Discussing risks of the pill and IUD for female athletes. What can happen when on birth control: Inflammation CRP Disrupt microbiome Decrease B vitamins Increase needs for Mg The pill can also raise SHBG, which […]

ATC 234: Are American Marathon Times Getting Slower? Plus: Athletes with Bradycardia, Getting In Ironman Swim Shape, Maintaining Run Fitness When Injured, and More  

On This episode of Ask the Coaches: With all of the data, apps, online coaching, supplements, research, blogs, podcasts (great and otherwise), interwebs, and all… Why is America so slow in the marathon compared to where it was 30 to 40 years ago? Article from Outside Online on this topic More runners Incentives Habits Are […]

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