ATU: Avoid Overtraining 4 Weeks Before a Race, Specificity For MTB Stage Races, MAF and Speed for 50k Racing, Dominate Downhills, and More

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Lucho and Tawnee team up for Ask the Ultrarunner with the latest and answers to your questions:

In this show:
-Chrissie Wellington to do Leadville 100 MTB
-Hobie Call – from sub-2:00 marathon goal to obstacle racer
-How to know if you went into your marathon too “cooked” and fatigued resulting in going much slower than your goal
-MAF and speedwork for 50k training and using shorter races to “get in shape”
-Training advice for a 3-Day MTB race — use MAF or Zone training, and the importance of specificity

-Using HRV
-Training for inclines and decents, and how muscles can adapt to downhill running in as little as one session
-Late season marathon and 50k — how to train?
– key sessions to help an ultrarunner do well in a competitive half-marathon
-how fast must a runner run a flat 5k/10k to consider a shot at a 2:18 marathon

-and more!

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