Head to enduranceplanet.com/shop to shop services and products we’ve come to love, use and endorse. Everything we offer is centered around helping you achieve the ultimate in health and performance, and when you buy through EP you support the show! Nailing 50k nutrition and showing fat-adaptation in calorie needs Using UCAN products to stay in Read More

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We answer your questions on how best to return to running after injury when marathon is the goal, when/if is it appropriate to switch to MAF training while still in race season, why you’d be getting major fatigue/soreness in upper thigh after runs, training for an ultra on the beach/sand and how much training on Read More

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Introduction Tawnee recommends listening to this podcast with Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself (help support the podcast by using this link!) Previous episode mentioned: ATC 315: Preconception and Postpartum Fitness Guidance, and ‘Rapid Fire’ With Lucho: Altitude Masks, Run Power Meters, and More! Peter asks: “Get those glutes Read More

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In this Best of 2014 edition of “Ask The Ultrarunner” from June 20, Lucho and Tawnee talk about their current training, and what they’re doing including Lucho’s MAF pace improvements and Tawnee’s new experiment with minimalist training style. Plus, real evidence from an everyday runner’s MAF test results over the past 16 months, and how Read More

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This episode of ATU is brought to you by Conquer Bikes, which offers fully customized carbon wheels at affordable prices and also gives back by donating a bike to an underprivileged child for every wheelset they sell. Find out more at www.enduranceplanet.com/wheels. On this edition of “Ask The Ultrarunner,” Lucho and Tawnee talk about their Read More

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Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on: -Select and customize a good marathon training program to get to the next level — and specifics on choosing from Hudson, Friel, Hanson, Higdon, Daniels -Aqua jogging for injury, maintaining fitness and general cross training -Recommendation for a 12-week 10k program for an experienced runner. Read More

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  Making Use of TSS & CTL: Pros and Cons Lucho is using these metrics on himself for the first time ever; there’s a difference between coaching them and feeling them CTL Stands for chronic training load. The accumulation of 6 weeks stress/42 days. Don’t aim for a certain CTL number because that will drive Read More

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  Intro Lucho updates us on his Ironman St. George training, now just about 8 weeks from race day. You’ll hear: How’s his motivation especially since training hard through a cold, snowy winter season? What is his training focus at 8 weeks out? What does he think about the 7500ft elevation gain on the bike? Read More

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We’re rereleasing this classic episode. Enjoy! Dr. Phil Maffetone is back for an instant classic on how you can maximize your fitness gains and longterm health simultaneously: MAF Method refresher: It’s not just about the 180 Formula when you pursue MAF, it’s a holistic method for overall improved health, wellness and fitness. There are 8 Read More

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Greg asks: Sweet spot training: How much and how far out for Ironman? Hey guys! I am curious to hear Lucho talk more about sweet spot training on the bike for Ironman. I am 42 with a cycling background and have done some triathlons but starting training for my first full Ironman in 2022 and Read More

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