ATU: Lucho and Tawnee’s Bad Habits, Planning Ideal Long Training Runs and More

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Answers to your questions on Lucho and Tawnee’s 2013 race schedules as well as what are their bad habits in their own training, etc., that they would never advise to other athletes, how many more 20-milers when  you’re about 8-10 weeks out from a race, how much should you strength train a week for it to be effective, will a marathon hurt an A race that’s 5 weeks later, why does a marathon PR not line up with 50-miler PR, the ideal time frame to train before your first 100-miler ultra, finding hope for meniscus surgery recovery, tips to improve on 24-hour race performance, nutrition need changes from warm to cold ultras, training for seasoned marathoner stepping up to a 50-miler, where to start when you’re ready to train for your first ultra (a 40-miler), and more.

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Comments (4)

  • Lp says:

    Love the podcast….ever since it started….but get rid of Lucho – his knowledge is weak, his detail/care of providing quality information is poor. ..and he comes across as areal amateur.

    • Kevin says:

      @Lp ???? Couldn’t disagree more and you’ll need to provide some concrete examples. His racing stats and longevity in endurance sports is pretty strong (e.g. He won Leadman and broke the course record this year). I think his ambiguity sometimes is more due to the ambiguity in the questions asked. I’ve found him to have great depth and breadth – especially when it comes to proven training approaches. Glad to hear him more often on the podcast!!

    • Bill says:

      @Lp everyone is entitled to an opinion but your comments are unsubstantiated. If you have specific examples please provide them as it is easy to make vague comments. Lucho is a proven world class multi sport champion and answers questions based on the information he is provided by listeners. I enjoy the information he provides based on experience and hope he remains on the endurance planet team for a long time to come!

  • Jon says:

    thanks for all the info.. endurance planet , tawanee, lucho and ben have good info and answers to some times very personal subjective questions . Thanks for sharing the wealth

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