ATC: Choosing a Coach, Osmolality 101, Plyo Training, And More

November 21, 2012

Lucho and Tawnee answer your questions on the best ways to transport a bike to a race (and is renting a good option), what to look for in choosing a coach (plus red flags, questions to ask, etc), the right way to incorporate plyometric training into your routine, swimming 101 for runners, UPOY thoughts, the importance of osmolality in sports drinks/gels/nutrition, jumping into another marathon after a bad race, bowel movement issues on race day (and pre-race eating strategies to help), doing 4-hour fasted runs, and more.

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One Comment

  • Mike Weston says:

    One benefit of local coaches not mentioned is that they might know specific races and/or trails.

    On the race day elimination issue, caffeine can help trigger movement when you want it, and chewable Pepto tablets (easy to carry during the race) can help delay it when you don’t.

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