Endurance Planet

Endurance Planet

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Podcasts for the endurance athlete

Episodes

Dr. Phil Maffetone: Acid Reflux in Ironman, Going Out ‘Too Hard’ In Races, Getting Away from HR Monitors, and More!  

On this episode with Dr. Phil Maffetone: Acid reflux in ironman (but never before that!) – possible causes and ideas for solutions. On stomach acid. The problem with antacids. Trouble-shooting Ironman nutrition issues despite being incredibly fat-adapted and healthy. Pre-race breakfast thoughts and keeping it simple! Considering fewer calories before a big race to put less stress on […]

ATC 223: Spit Out That Gum, Recovery From Overtraining, Healthy Mindset to Body Shape, and More  

Do you chew gum while you’re training/racing? You may want to think twice about that habit and ditch the “artificial junk” Typical sugar free gum ingredients: Sorbitol, Gum Base, Glycerol, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Aspartame, Mannitol, Acesulfame K, Soy Lecithin, Xylitol, Colors (Beta-Carotene, Blue 1 Lake), BHT (to Maintain Freshness). Artificial sweeteners […]

Brie Wieselman: Foundations of Functional Medicine and Applications To Reach Optimization  

Brie Wieselman is a functional health practitioner in Santa Cruz, Calif., who specializes in reprograming hormones, fixing digestion, improving detoxification systems and female wellness. Her philosophy is that our physical health creates the bandwidth for our emotional, spiritual, and professional growth and success. Download Brie’s free handout titled “The Foundation of Health” here. On this […]

ATC 222: Night Running Gear, Hormones and HRV, The MAF ‘Run-Walk,’ Posterior Knee Pain and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: What is MAF? Explanation for new listeners and a refresher for loyal fans. Tawnee and Lucho each give their definition of MAF. Equipment recommendations for nighttime (or early morning) running/workouts to remain visible and safe? High-visibility Petzel headlamps – our pick! LED flashlight Nathan Bandolier […]

ATC 222: Night Running Gear, Hormones and HRV, The MAF ‘Run-Walk,’ Posterior Knee Pain and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: What is MAF? Explanation for new listeners and a refresher for loyal fans. Tawnee and Lucho each give their definition of MAF. Equipment recommendations for nighttime (or early morning) running/workouts to remain visible and safe? High-visibility Petzel headlamps – our pick! LED flashlight Nathan Bandolier […]

Sports Nutrition 236: Snack Attacks, Are Oxalates A Health Risk and Which Foods Have Them, Protein For Fuel, and More  

Ben Greenfield joins for another edition of Sports Nutrition. What are oxalates and when would a low-oxalate diet be beneficial? Oxalates and their role in kidney stones, joint aches and pains Foods high in oxalates: Leafy greens like spinach, kale, rhubarb, almonds, beets, beer Cooking can lower oxalates Candida or fungal issues can make oxalates […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone & Zach Bitter: Elite Runner Taking on MAF, Phil’s Assessment, Progressing and Customizing Everything (Even Diet!) For Best Results  

Ad text – doomsday racing On this show we feature Dr. Phil Maffetone with special guest Zach Bitter. Zach recently embarked on MAF training this year and has been a fan and follower of Phil’s for years but on this show they meet for the first time with a great conversation ensuing. We find out why […]

ATC 221: MAF and Crossfit, IT Band Root Causes & Fixes, 70.3 Racing Before Ironman, and More  

On this episode of Ask The Coaches with Tawnee & Lucho: Training postpartum, and targeting future triathlons including the LD World Championships in 2017 – feeling fitter, but more strength endurance needed! How to increase strength on the bike to sustain the higher power and not get tired at a moderate RPE? Is it cutting it […]

Ep. 5: So You Wanna Go Pro? Surprises, Progress and Matt’s Wife, Lauren, Chimes In  

For past episodes of “So You Wanna Go Pro” (No. 1-4) click here. On this show we’re joined by not only Matt Bach this time, but also his wife, Lauren Bach, for an exciting update: Matt’s Santa Cruz 70.3 experiment and result More health testing: 4-point Cortisol test Fresh blood labs with new, improved testosterone numbers […]

Dave Asprey: Can You ‘Bulletproof’ Endurance Training? Plus: ‘Hacking’ Your Diet Beyond Low-Carb  

Recently we attended the Bulletproof Conference in Pasadena, Calif., to learn about the latest and greatest in biohacking, self-quantification and self-enhancement. (Tawnee will be sharing some of the top things she learned over at lifepostcollective.com.) Our friend and frequent podcast guest Dr. Tamsin Lewis was in attendance, and together with Tawnee they had the chance to sit down for a quick […]

ATC 220: Tapering with MAF, What Else to Add to Your Training Log, More Recovery for Masters Athletes, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Lucho and Tawnee: Study: The Influence of a Personal Trainer on Self-Selected Loading during Resistance Exercise. Takeaway: people did “more” when a personal trainer was there and didn’t cut corners so to speak. We can probably assume the same for those with a coach for endurance sport […]

Kona Special: Race Recap of the Record-Breaking Day at The 2016 Ironman World Champs with Thorsten Radde  

It was a record-breaking day in more than one way! So much excitement and surprises went down at the 2016 Ironman World Championship. On this Kona Special, we recap the pro men’s and women’s race with Thorsten Radde providing his commentary and stats from the day, and Tawnee giving her highlights and point of view from what she […]

Kona Special: How To Race Well in the Heat, a Few ‘Tricks’ To Stay Cool and a Giveaway with Paul Laursen, PhD  

Paul Laursen, PhD, is back already to discuss how to race well in the heat and avoid detrimental heat stress especially at a race like the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Paul is an adjunct professor at Auckland University, reseracher and has published more than 100 refereed manuscripts in moderate-to-high impact exercise and sports science journals, and […]

Kona Special: ‘What it Takes’ To Qualify With Alan Couzens  

For this Kona special we are making about you. We all have dreams and many of us have that dream to Kona Qualify. Well we have back with us Alan Couzens, MS, to present real-life data on what separates those who qualify for the Ironman World Championships in Kona from those who don’t. These are every day […]

Kona Special: The 2016 Ironman World Championship Race Preview with Thorsten Radde  

Our annual Ironman World Championships preview featuring expert Thorsten Radde of trirating.com. If you want the full guide to this race, download Thorsten’s 2016 Kona Rating Report. On this show we give you all the important need-to-know info to be dialed in for this year’s race taking place on Saturday, Oct. 8: Last year surprises or […]

ATC 219: Do Better Than ‘Just Stretching,’ How to Go From All MAF to a Sprint Race, Programming Interval and Repeat Workouts, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Tawnee & Lucho: Clarification from ATC 218 on glycogen depletion: Yes, with MAF and being fat-adapted you are more able to spare glycogen and avoid glycogen depletion, but with harder/longer efforts (racing, long bricks, intensity, and 2-6+ hour days) we tap into glycogen for fuel more, thus we deplete more and […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: MAF Principles for Healthy Children, Guide to the Long Run and Long Bike, and Case Study On Helping a Female Pro Triathlete  

Martin: How does the MAF Method apply to kids? I have 2 very active boys aged 3 and 6. Tim Noakes seemed to backtrack a bit with his lchf for kids details (perhaps for political reasons but it didn’t feel like he was putting out what he really wanted to) saying that carbs for kids […]

Brad Kearns: Reminiscing About The Old-School Triathlon Days, Life Transformations and Lessons Learned  

Brad Kearns runs Primal Blueprint Publishing, is co-author of Primal Endurance (a book we love and recommend!), and works closely with Mark Sisson. What you may not know is that Brad was once one of the best professional triathletes in the world back in the day and remained pro for nearly a decade. Among his career highlights: In ’89 he recorded the […]

ATC 218: Know The Signs of Overtraining, Ultra Crewing, Building Efficiency with Foot Strike, Shoe, Frequency and More  

  Research discussion: The Prevalence of Nonfunctional Overreaching and Overtraining in Young English Athletes Running efficiency Is it best to be a midfoot/forefoot striker and not a heel striker when doing the MAF method? Why? What type of running shoes are best when putting in effort to change foot strike? Maximalist, minimalist, etc? Transitioning from long-haul backpacking (PCT) […]

Sports Nutrition 235: The Most Important Pre-Race Meal, Ideal Aid Station Fare, Beta-Alanine as a Lactic Acid Buffer, and More  

Ben Greenfield is back for Sports Nutrition 235: Neurofeedback training Alpha beta imbalances Decreases distraction More focus Like meditation (but way more expensive) Check out: Peak Brain Institute and Dr. Andrew Hill Maffetone’s 2-week test to test carb intolerance (CI). What does it mean when you have some positive outcomes such as less bloating and more focused, […]

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