ATC: Top-10 Foods For Athletes, Are You Running Too Much, Using The MAF Range, and More

April 3, 2015
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On This Show:

  • Are days off overrated? What are your thoughts on active recovery?
  • Top 10 food for endurance athletes and much more talk on food and eating (like: does Lucho eat grassfed meat?)
  • The LIST:
    -Sweet potato
    -Coconut oil
    -Greens (kale, spinach, chard, etc)
    -Cruciferous vegetables (prebiotics)
    -Ginger /turmeric
    -Wild salmon/ fatty fish
    -Sauerkraut (probiotic)
    -Raw nuts
  • Bonus 3:
    -Gluten free grain like buckwheat or rice
    -Grassfed butter or ghee
  • Bouncing back and forth between ultras and triathlon training and how to manage volume, avoid over-training the run as well as avoid burnout on the run
  • Switching from ultra to triathlon and vice versa
  • When to add 5 beats to your MAF
  • Using a MAF range vs. just your specific MAF HR
  • Yraining for a half-marathon on a firefighter’s schedule of 2 days on, 4 days off – help planning!
  • Shoutout to Munselle Vineyards in Sonoma
  • And More!

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