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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Announcement: The April 18th MAF meetup is cancelled for now. Article discussion: The right kind of exercise to help boost your immune system “The compelling link between physical activity and the body’s defense system.” This one is super in-depth! Upper-respiratory infections increased when no exercise was present. Hard exercise (marathon distance) also increased likelihood of Read More

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Dr. David Minkoff is an alternative health practitioner and triathlete based in Florida. At 69 years young, he has completed 42 Ironmans and feels healthier than ever. He was also Endurance Planet’s resident doctor for our Ask the Doc shows back in the day (see archives). On this show we catch up with David, talking about Read More

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We’re joined by Dr. Mark Stephany of Sound Probiotics to explore how endurance athletes can get an edge by focusing on gut health. Grab this free ebook on gut health in athletes and probiotics, which we refer to in the show. Check out this new article “The Athlete’s Guide to Probiotics” by Alex Hutchinson, also Read More

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This article is part of Endurance Planet’s ultrarunning article series. If you have questions, comments or feedback about “The Immune System of Ultrarunners”, please leave it below in the comments section… It has been studied and proven that an average person can boost his immune system with adequate amounts of moderate exercise. So why is Read More