ATC: Hill Workouts for Ultras, Last-Minute Ironman Training Plan, Scheduling 2015 Triathlons, Higher HR in Racing Than Training, and More

October 24, 2014
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We are back with Ask the Coaches and Lucho! On this show get Lucho’s analysis of Kona and answers to your questions on:

  • Legs cramping and pains leading to a DNF in an ultra (Vermont 50) – figuring out what went wrong to be stronger next time,
  • Our top hill training workouts for ultras and other run events,
  • 2015 planning: Looking to put three 70.3’s on the schedule and wondering how best to space them out,
  • Doing IMAZ but training not up to par – how to cram in the last 3-4 weeks before an Ironman to still get through the day,
  • Preparing for a hot marathon to acclimatize prior,
  • HR in training vs. racing – higher in race but same effort, why?
  • Unexpected surgery that could affect training for IM next year – bail on race?
  • and more!

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