ATU: Fighting Fatigue – Are You Overtraining or Should You Keep Going, Seeking Redemption When Your ‘A’ Race Fails, Props to Diana Nyad and More

September 5, 2013
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On this episode we give some props to ultra-swimmer Diana Nyad and also discuss CGI’s decision to end elite funding to runners (fast forward to the end for this), and we answer your questions: if your A race flops do you take advantage of fitness and sign up for another race or take the offseason, calculating HR caps for Leadville runners, after a long/full season what is the best plan for the next 4 weeks before a 100-mile race, training between to hilly back-to-back races, offseason strength training, why do different training plans elicit such different results from ultra-runners, are mental and physical signs of overtraining correlated and more thoughts on overtraining vs. normal fatigue from training,  the longest run needed in prep for a 100k or 100-miler, new to HR and aerobic runs don’t correlate with MAF HR, advice for final 4 weeks before a ultra MTB race, offseason tips that will help for a faster marathon next year, and more.

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