37 Results for: offseason

We answer your questions on how best to return to running after injury when marathon is the goal, when/if is it appropriate to switch to MAF training while still in race season, why you’d be getting major fatigue/soreness in upper thigh after runs, training for an ultra on the beach/sand and how much training on…

We discuss how to get back to training after an Ironman for some late-season shorter races, yoga and Pilates for endurance sports (compared with weight training), how much running and biking in the offseason to hold onto fitness,  best bike intervals to do to increase threshold in the off season and at what intensity, how to…

Ben Greenfield joins the show to answer your questions on why it’s imperative that we wash and soak our grains (especially for athletes) and how to do so, how to rebound from low estrogen, how does sport supplement dosage change during offseason/low training periods (i.e. MAP, Extreme Endurance), supplements related to fat metabolism like chromium picolinate and…

Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on how to approach the offseason when you want to maintain some fitness for next year but “let go” and recover to prevent mental/physical burnout, recovery tips for back-to-back marathon races, lottery and qualifying systems for ultraraces, importance of strength training, transitioning from triathlon to ultra, would…

Lucho joins to answer your questions on whether a guy should enter an women’s half marathon, doing a 60k and marathon on back-to-back days, pacing for downhill portions of a marathon, workouts to increase FTP on the bike  (as well as how to find FTP, measuring progress, how it applies to running, LT relationship, etc.),…

On this episode with Tawnee and Lucho: Journal of Strength & Conditioning Study mention: Acute Effects of Plyometric and Resistance Training on Running Economy in Trained Runners. Bottom line: Plyos and strength training temporarily reduce running economy. Don’t plan your key run in the 24hr after your plyos and heavy strength training: For Tawnee: Do…

On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Tawnee’s back from her break, and her and Lucho take some time to catch up and share the latest news, including that she’s pregnant! You can read more of Tawnee’s pregnancy blogs and follow her journey at tritawn.com. Study mention – Running Exercise Increases the Intervertebral Disc “Chronic running…

Since going pro after a career in finance, Sarah Piampiano‘s accumulated multiple 70.3-distance wins, an Ironman win and many other podium performances, as well as a 7th place finish at the 2015 Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. This year she’ll return to Kona. Last year she launched The Habit Project, an online community geared toward helping supporting positive habit…

On this show, Tawnee interviews elite ultrarunners Paul Terranova, Travis Macy and Peter Defty on real-life application of fat-adaptation, and the benefits that come with being a healthy, fat-burning endurance athlete. You’ll learn more on how to apply fat-adaptation and/or the Optimized Fat Metabolism (OFM) Method to endurance sport through these top endurance athletes who are living…

We are joined by Coach Jason Koop, director of coaching for Carmichael Training Systems living out of Colorado Springs, coach to elite ultrarunners, and an ultrarunner himself. Jason has coached and supported the likes of Dean Karnazes, Dakota Jones, Kaci Lickteig, Dylan Bowman, Timothy Olson, and more. Jason has a new book titled “Training Essentials for Ultrarunning:…


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