Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on: -Risks and benefits to cortisone shots. Specifically: dealing with a torn muscle with an ultra approaching — get a cortisone shot to relieve pain and still be able to run, or not? -Cross-training sabotaging ultra racing? Strength training more and now running slower. -Are ice Read More

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One of our most unique, informative and funniest episodes of Ask the Coaches to date with Lucho and Tawnee! We begin the show with our first-ever run analysis, as Tawnee and Lucho critique the run from this video submitted by Nathan. Listen to what the coaches have to say, and watch the video below to Read More

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We’re joined by Dr. Phil Maffetone for another jam-packed episode in effort to get you fitter and healthier than ever. On this show we discuss: -Choosing a clean coffee -Getting in sync with your body for better performance and  tools to do so -Mastering the relationship among heart rate/breathing/movement when running (and in sport) -How Read More

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On this show we answer your questions on: -prioritizing advantages for the bike: wheels, frame weight, bike type, aero helmet, etc -our top picks for bucket list races -thoughts on reverse triathlons -mimicking the pre-race sedentary corral scenario in training by not warming up – smart or dumb -help for side stitches -cardiac drift and Read More

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Lucho and Tawnee give answers to your questions on: -Building strong ankles that currently get sore from running; -What does “endocrine system being fried” mean plus info on adrenal fatigue and other hormonal issues; -How to safely build run and bike mileage for long-course triathlon and still recover well; -Training when you’re sick: to do Read More

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On this special episode of Endurance Planet, we’re joined by Dr. Phil Maffetone for a full show dedicated to strength training for endurance athletes. We discuss strength training concepts for triathletes/endurance athletes and hear Dr. Phil’s approach and philosophies. Specifically we cover: -what is strength? -weaknesses and strength deficits in triathletes, and how to find Read More

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We’re back! Loaded episode with answers to your questions on what can you do for exercise/strength with a broken hand/wrist, benefits/negatives of minimalist shoes and when to wear them, problem with MAP, reverse periodization v traditional  periodization and when it’s appropriate to use one vs. the other (hint: race distance/intensity matters!), build up cold-weather resistance and hypothermia in an ultra, training Read More

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We are joined again by Dr. Phil Maffetone to talk about his philosophy on sports nutrition (and much more on the honey and fruit juice method of fueling), why he thinks VO2max is an insignificant number, how he feels about LT vs. MAF for testing and HR zones, how to train when your MAF pace Read More

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Legendary coach, health and fitness expert and the father of aerobic heart rate-based training, Dr. Phil Maffetone, joins the show for a insightful chat on an array of topics and to answer your questions on aerobic/MAF training, incorporating speed work, the ideal diet and racing fuel for endurance athletes, should we be strength training, and more. Read More

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Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on our favorite kinds of beer (hint: IPA!), why would one want more of a minimalist-type of training leading up to a race, dragging a tire or wearing a weighted vest for run training and how to best incorporate that for ultras, should you foam roll right Read More

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