Richard L. asks: How many times per week should I incorporate strides into the end of my MAF runs? From a neurotyping perspective, I’ve loved MAF and not loved speed work.  However recently I’ve discovered that when I’m fully warmed up (40-60 minutes of MAF), I crave strides.  The other day I was listening Read More

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  More on Cold Thermogenesis (CT) Male and female differences We did a deep dive on CT in HPN 29 with caution against those who may want to steer clear of CT. This episode we mention of more research on male vs. female differences: One study on gender-specific cold responses found crucial differences between male and Read More

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On this episode of Ask The Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: Intro: Tawnee shares a few cute mis-pronunciations that Cora is saying these days. Lucho shares some innovative ideas and tweaks he’s making to his Ironman training. Sweet spot—how and why it’s useful, works and is ok for seasoned athletes but also making sure you Read More

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Welcome to episode 29 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Julie’s 50k Debrief Training: Kept her menstrual cycle normal through 5 months of intense training! Ate more overall especially post workout. Took Read More

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  Links and resources mentioned: Current Scientific Evidence for a Polarized Cardiovascular Endurance Training Model Fast Talk Labs podcast VDOT calculator Book – “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortably, Ride Happy” by Molly Huddle Trace Minerals on Amazon Study – Women’s bike seats: a pressing matter for competitive female cyclists Hand Numbness While Biking: What to Do Read More

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On this episode we have The Sock Doc, Dr. Steve Gangemi, joining us. Steve is a natural health care doctor who founded and practices at Systems Health Care, an integrative wellness center in Chapel Hill, NC. Steve is also a longtime endurance athlete and is a wealth of knowledge for athletes looking to optimize wellness. In part 2 of this Read More

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Intro Banter Tawnee and Lucho catch up on their current training—Lucho is in the thick of pursuing his Ironman training with 20 hrs a week of training, still including plenty of strength training, and transitioning out of base training already. Meanwhile Tawnee has cut back to low volume and is switching it up to more focusing Read More

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  On this episode we welcome MaryBeth Gangemi, who is an expert in holistic health, breathwork, strength training and natural movement. She promotes practical, real world applications of fitness and health for all levels and abilities. MaryBeth lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she and her husband, Steve Gangemi (aka The Sock Doc, who you may Read More

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    On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Lucho and Tawnee: Joel asks: Down on CarboPRO? Hi guys. Been listening to the podcast for years so thanks for continuing to produce it! I got the impression from the discussion during ATC 328 that you are down on Carbopro. I have no affiliation with Read More

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  Welcome to episode 28 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro All things summer & healthy balance Julie and Tawnee life updates, with Julie’s approach to healthy 50k training (more sleep, Read More

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