ATC: Are We Overdoing it with the Foam Roller, Strengthen Glute Med to Fix Your ITB, From Marathons to Ironman, Plus: Run Ragnar with Us!

January 16, 2015

LuchoRagnarOn this show Lucho commits to joining EP’s Ragnar SoCal team! Email us at to get your spot to run the relay with Tawnee, Lucho and the crew this April! More info on Ragnar SoCal.

Answers to your questions:

  • Are we over-rolling our IT Bands and missing the underlying cause of ITB pain? And how strengthening glute med, etc, work into the equation.
  • Is the ‘Insanity 30′ workout program (HIIT circuits) worth the $120 for a ultra-runner? Or is there a better solution to add in strength training for ultra athletes?
  • IM Lake Placid 101 from Lucho’s experience racing it.
  • Tips for a marathoner going into Ironman
  • Should you schedule races after your big A race? Or let go, wait it out and see how recovery goes first?
  • Muscular imbalances and making use of varying types of running shoes and orthotics. Plus why we should ultimately be working toward a balanced injury-free body and not look to shoes to solve our problems!

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