Endurance Planet

Endurance Planet

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Podcasts for the endurance athlete

Episodes

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 […]

Ask the Doc: Is Adrenal Fatigue a Myth? Plus: Tips for Athletes with Graves Disease, Overcoming Hay Fever and Histamine Intolerance, Clearing up HBA1C Readings, and More  

On this episode, Dr. Tommy Wood of Nourish Balance Thrive is back! Sign up for Tommy’s weekly highlight emails here. Adrenal Fatigue Tommy’s take on a recent systematic review looking more deeply into adrenal fatigue as a medical condition. 58 articles Terminology and methodology need to be normalized Not able to find studies in which […]

ATC 233: Ragnar Recap And Getting Ready for 2018, When It’s Time to Throw the HRM Out, Is It OK To Use a ‘MAF Range,’ and More  

This episode is brought to you by: On this episode of ATC: Ragnar recap! It was another epic year for the Endurance Planet ragnar team. Photos and videos on our Instagram account. If you want to join EP for a future Ragnar, email us at events@enduranceplanet.com to get your name on the list. It will fill […]

Joanna Zeiger: The Champion Mindset – How to Build Mental Toughness  

Joanna Zeiger, PhD, is a professional athlete (racing pro triathlon from 1998-2010), an academic and endurance sports coach. Her new book titled The Champion Mindset: An Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness is a must-read for athletes and the topic of this show. Pick a copy of the book on Amazon here. You can find Joanna at Race Ready […]

ATC 232: How Many Steps A Day Are You Taking, Lucho’s Bike Buying Guide (On a Budget), Tips to Improve Sleep and Avoid Late-Night Wakeups, and More  

Shoutout to our sponsors: On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Study mention: Effect of Ankle Mobility and Segment Ratios on Trunk Lean in the Barbell Back Squat 14 male athletes were tested, looking at the effect of ankle mobility/ROM on trunk angle in the parallel squat. Ankle mobility significantly negatively correlated with trunk lean, […]

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 […]

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