On this episode of Ask the Coaches:
-Lucho getting into bodybuilding? And more on adding lean muscle mass/weight as an endurance athlete.
-Experienced marathoner looking to hit a 3-hour goal
-Realizing too much training has been LSD and high-end/anaerobic development is lacking–how to fix this and work the high end safely
-The relationship between volume vs. intensity
-Lucho vs. Tawnee debating big-volume daily running weeks for weeks at a time–is it safe and healthy? Hudson may recommend it, but is it for everyone? Who should be doing this approach?
-Does maintaining fat-adaptation mean every single workout needs to promote it? Or can you take an “80/20” approach?
-Long-term running development for ultra success, aka build your body to handle the miles before jumping into a race
-Where you should be fitness-wise/running-wise 20-30 weeks out from an ultra
-Being real with life duties and race goals
-Master’s female athlete having trouble with MAF and keeping HR low (it’s just too slow; HR feels “fine” when it’s higher). Is MAF not for her or does she need to give it more time and practice?
-Explaining TSS and rTSS and if you are an athlete or coach who needs to use these
-Training data–how much do we really need?!
-The MAF Test–is it really the only data you need to measure gains (or lack thereof) in fitness and health??
– and more…