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Podcasts for the endurance athlete


The Sock Doc: Healing An Unstable Shoulder, Is Plantar Fasciitis a Symptom of Overtraining? Plus: Risks of Repeated Cortisone Injections, Aspirin, Low B12 and More  

On this episode with The Sock Doc: Healing an unstable shoulder joint after years of sports; treatments and recovery for athletes. Shoulder issues involve the labrum, bursitis and tendonitis. Options for shoulder healing including PRP, prolotherapy and cortisone. Male Ironman master’s athlete wants to know how to clean up his diet, where to start without going too […]

ATC 231: How To Know If You Should Add 10 Beats To Your MAF, LT-Boosting Workouts, Why Downhills Cause HR To Spike, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Coffee talk – cold brew, mycotoxins and more. Read Tawnee’s “full report” on coffee over at LPC (new members use code “lpc4me” to get your first month free). When downhill running causes heart rate to spike and can’t even hold MAF – what gives!? What to do: slow […]

Dana Lis PhD: New Research on Gluten-Free and Low-FODMAP Diets For Athletes, and Takeaways For Your Needs  

Dana Lis, PhD, is a Registered Dietitian, researcher, lifetime athlete and has a huge knowledge base on sports nutrition for optimizing athletic performance. Dana’s been involved in current research examining gluten-free and low-FODMAP diets for athletes, especially endurance athletes, which is the focus of this episode. You can reach Dana at www.summitsportsnutrition.com or on Twitter: @dlisforrest. Intro & […]

ATC 230: Safe Supplementing, Banking Sleep Before All-Nighters, HIIT For Faster Mitochondrial Gains, Determining Your ‘Best’ Triathlon Distance, and More  

On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Tainted supplements and safe supplementing IVs for athletes – know the rules and what’s allowed L-Carnitine? Followup from ATC 228 on sleep needs before late-night or all-night competitions; more from the research: Active Voice: Does Banking Sleep Before Sleep Deprivation Improve Physical Performance? “In each condition, subjects performed […]

Dr. Richard Maurer: Decode Your Blood Tests For Optimal Results – Managing Insulin, Cholesterol, Thyroid, Weight, Fitness and More  

Dr. Richard Maurer is a naturopathic physician, author, and expert in metabolic recovery and health. His 2014 book, The Blood Code, demystifies blood test results & body fat measurements to reveal the primal diet and fitness needs that lead toward health and longevity and also that correct weight problems, hypothyroid symptoms, prediabetic conditions and type 2 […]

Sports Nutrition 237: How Much Fat Can We Absorb Per Meal? Plus: ‘Ideal’ Meal Frequency and Supplements For Strength and Endurance Competitions  

  Ben Greenfield is back for another edition of Sports Nutrition: Meal Frequency Dandelion tea Is it better to have more or fewer feedings throughout the day? Can eating more often have a beneficial effect on blood markers, as long as it’s healthy and moderate portions? How does this compare to the benefits seen in intermittent fasting/LCHF […]

ATC 229: Can Training Can Make You A Better Parent, Benefits of Out-Of-Order Bricks, How Much Beer Is ‘Too Much’ After Exercise, And More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Tawnee’s “experiment” drinking FitVine wine the night before this recording. On reading books instead of social media, and this article. Click here for the book that Tawnee’s currently reading. Lucho gets “called out” on his eating habits (i.e. low food intake and inability to gain weight) by a respectful […]

Nicola Rinaldi, PhD: No Period Now What – Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea and Managing Fertility  

On this show we’re joined by Nicola Rinaldi, PhD, an expert on hypothalamic amenorrhea and author of No Period Now What, who’s here to talk all about why we lose our periods, how to regain a missing period and how to live a healthy, fertile life whether or not kids are a goal. This talk dives heavily […]

ATC 228: How To Build A Home ‘Gym,’ Lucho’s Volume Philosophy, Late-Night Race Starts, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Follow-up on cold workouts and HR issues covered in ATC 227. Some athletes find their RPE lower and heart rate takes longer to increase in cold weather. We talk further on the individual nature of how weather affects our training. On MAF volume and how much you need, probably the […]

Jae Gruenke: End That Injury For Good! Re-Train Your Brain To Run Faster, Smoother and Injury-Free For Life  

On this show we’re joined by Jae Gruenke, GCFP, a Feldenkrais practitioner and founder of The Balanced Runner™. For the past 14 years she has helped runners from beginner to Olympian learn to run pain-free, efficiently, and fast. She specializes in helping those whose problems have not resolved with medical treatment and those transitioning to natural […]

ATC 227: Cold’s Effect on Aerobic Training, Fat Burning Then Speed, Daniels’ VDOT Workouts, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Followup on strapless HRV app: There is on! Check out HRV4TRAINING if interested, which uses the iPhone camera (and does not need a separate heart rate strap). Lucho drools over a fan selling his 2000 Litespeed Saber frame. Is MAF affected by COLD temperatures? Whether freezing temps or temps in the […]

Dr. Michael Breus: Discover Your Chronotype To Optimize Workout Timing, Improve Sleep, Unlock Potential, and More  

Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who specializes in sleep, biorhythms, and improving the lives and sleep patterns of patients using chronotypes. He is the author of The Power of When that explains the concept of chronotypes and the four categorizes everyone falls into, which then helps you discover the perfect time for you to do everything […]

ATC 226: Add to Your Life (Don’t Restrict) in 2017, Is a MAF or Friel Plan Best For You (Why It Depends), and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches, the first of 2017: Quick discussion on a great blog post by Steve Magness: What Actually Matters – Concepts of Details? On cleanses as we get into the new year: How about thinking about it a different way and an opportunity to ADD more to your life, not […]

Sports Nutrition 236 with The Sock Doc: Food and Supplements to Ease Anxiety, Pros and Cons of Ketosis, and Chronically High Blood Sugar  

On this episode of Sports Nutrition 236, we have a special guest host, Dr. Steve Gangemi aka The Sock Doc. In addition to his chiropractic practice, Steve is a board-certified sports nutritionist and joins the show to tackle your questions… In This Show: How to help athletes with excess anxiety and unnecessary stress, mentally speaking, especially […]

Dr. Tamsin Lewis: Regaining Menstruation, Breastfeeding for Athlete Moms, Postpartum Performance and More  

On this episode with Dr. Tamsin Lewis of Curoseven, we dive deeper into female issues, how to be a healthy fertile female athlete and Q&A: Tawnee shares personal details about regaining her menstruation once she made the decision to stop being such a hard-hitting athlete, and the time it took for her periods to normalize. […]

ATC 225: What Constitutes Junk Miles, Breaking Mental Barriers for Better Race Outcomes, Risk vs. Reward with Intensity, and More  

  On this edition of Ask the Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: Is there a difference and/or pros and cons to doing a bulk of your MAF/base miles on an incline vs. on a flat surface besides the slower pace on inclines? Clarifying the difference between junk miles and MAF/aerobic training? Junk miles: Anything that […]

TriNews: Get to Know Pro Joe Gambles’ Smart Approach to Training and Wellness, Plus 2016 Season Highlights  

On this episode of TriNews with Thorsten Radde: Top-3 favorite triathlon moments of 2016 ….Thorsten and Tawnee each share theirs. What do you think? What are your favorite moments from this year in triathlon? Email or tweet at us to let us know! Tawnee’s Gwen Jorgenson and Nicola Spirig Olympics battle, with Gwen getting gold […]

ATC 224: How Gels Could Sabotage Your Race, ‘Sweet Spot’ Training for Cycling, Social Pressures to Race, and More  

On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Lucho and Tawnee: Fat-adapted low-carb female runner experiences gut issues in half-marathon after taking sugary gels; she thought the high-intensity would require more sugar for fuel but the plan backfired, resulting in bloating and cramps. The more fat-adapted you are, the more you burn fat even at higher intensities. […]

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 […]

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