37 Results for: offseason

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,…

Answers to your questions on Hoka One One shoes and are they worth it or not, alleviating cramps on the swim, tapering before a 60k, when to stretch and other alternatives to stretching pre and post workout, what to do when MAF makes you so slow that it’s hurting run stride and causing injury, tips…

On this show Lucho and Tawnee announce the top-three most popular episodes of Ask the Ultrarunner from 2012 and what’s in each show (see links below), as well as answer questions on Skratch Labs drink mix for ultras (and more on osmosis, eating real foods in racing, etc), how to prevent wobbly knees and hips late into…

Lucho joins the show as we answer your questions on how to adjust run training when going from half-marathon to half-Ironman, do you need a coach, offseason priorities, getting a PR at Boston while also training for a 100-miler, calculating MAF zones and MAF testing protocols, missed goals at a marathon – what training is…

Lucho is on the show to answer your questions on swim fins – what type, how often, and when should be used in swim training; buying a road bike or a triathlon bike and a comparison of both; the right amount/type of swimming for a non-swimmer doing cross-training; ideal recover time between long aerobic workouts; peak…

Lucho joins to answer your questions on training for a ultra relay event and when to cut back before the race, maintaining bone density in the offseason, stay at MAF or increase intensity as race nears, run workout ideas for when it’s scorching hot, preparing for hilly ultras, how to not overdo it with marathon…

On this episode of Ask the Doctor, Dr. Mark Klion, of BodyWorksMD DVD series, joins us to answer your questions on post-Ironman and offseason recovery, knee pain from big-gear grinding, why it is bad to use ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatory pills in races, treating a Baker’s Cyst, calf cramping during triathlon swims, post-race Achilles pain,…


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