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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Intro EP is taking runners for a second Ragnar team! Email events@enduranceplanet.com if you’re interested. Zach Bitter just set the world record for the 100-mile (with an average 6:48 mile pace!) Tawnee gratefully responds to a respectful listener critique of ATC 292 (regarding stereotypes and runner anxiety): Rachel wrote: Dear Tawnee, I’m a big fan Read More

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  “Danny” asks: 1. So I wanna do a full Ironman in 2020.I’ve done 47 marathons so running endurance isn’t an issue. It’s the other two disciplines I can swim all day with a swim bouy, but the second I get rid of it in attempt to kick, my legs fall in the water as Read More

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Intro Banter Reference to previous episode on chronotypes. Lucho’s blog post on neurotyping. Meredith asks: Overcoming Fears I’m a runner making the transition into being a triathlete, and I spent most of last year training for my first full Ironman (Wisconsin). I had the run portion under control from years of half and full marathons, Read More

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In this episode of Ask the Coaches, Brock and Lucho tackle listener questions about: Beginner Strength Training, Back to Back Racing, Core Strength for Endurance, Flipping the Triathlon, and more! Read More

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  Research discussion: The Prevalence of Nonfunctional Overreaching and Overtraining in Young English Athletes Running efficiency Is it best to be a midfoot/forefoot striker and not a heel striker when doing the MAF method? Why? What type of running shoes are best when putting in effort to change foot strike? Maximalist, minimalist, etc? Transitioning from long-haul backpacking (PCT) Read More

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On this show: Will several months of backpacking (on the PCT) translate into quality training and fitness for a 100-mile ultra? The pros and cons to lengthy backpacking for training, and the formula to make it all work. Drills to help body position and a better catch in swimming: side kick drills, sculling, catchup drill Read More

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On this show: Who is Peter Defty? GM of VESPA, nutrition expert and ultra athlete who developed a safe, healthy approach to fat adaption for endurance athletes called “Optimized Fat Metabolism” (OFM). Peter got into running circa 2000, going from carb burner with poor results to a fat burner with success in racing. He’ competed in the Read More

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Project Badwater* is brought to you by Sound Probiotics. Episode 2a of the Badwater series features the most important man in all of Badwater 135: Race Director Chris Kostman, of AdventureCORPS. Get caught up on previous episodes of Project Badwater here. In this show Chris sits down with host Tawnee Prazak for a candid interview. Get to know the Read More

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We are BACK with Episode 2 of Project Badwater, if you missed Episode 1 you can listen here. Project Badwater is brought to you by title sponsor Sound Probiotics. This series is a raw look inside the life of ultrarunner Michelle Barton on her journey to the 2016 Badwater 135, the world’s toughest foot race, Read More

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