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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 […]

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 […]

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