Dr. Steve Gangemi, The Sock Doc, 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. This is Part 3 of our 3-part series on the immune 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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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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On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: Intro Lucho updates us on Ironman St. George training and making the effort to get out the pool, making it a multi-tasking outing. Tawnee and Lucho give some quick followup thoughts from the last show, ATC 334, on transitioning from endurance to a heavier 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 1 of Read More

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  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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