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Dr. Phil Maffetone joins the show to give us exclusive insight on his upcoming TED Talk, which includes talk on the population’s current state of health, the obesity/overfat epidemic on a global level and resulting fallouts, and solutions for better living through exercise, diet, stress management and more. . Also answers and discussion on: -Belly… read more

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Lucho and Tawnee for Ask the Ultrarunner with answers to your questions on: . -Stick to just MAF for ~28 weeks until a 100-mile Ultra run? Or add intensity/anaerobic work? -Having trouble keeping HR in MAF/higher near end of long runs (20+ miles) – why? -Muscular imbalances in hip external rotators highlighted by single-leg squats… read more

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We’re joined by Dr. Phil Maffetone for another jam-packed episode in effort to get you fitter and healthier than ever. On this show we discuss: -Choosing a clean coffee -Getting in sync with your body for better performance and ¬†tools to do so -Mastering the relationship among heart rate/breathing/movement when running (and in sport) -How… read more

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Special Christmas edition of ATU! Lucho and Tawnee chatted Christmas Eve about their family holiday traditions and outlook on Xmas workouts, and to give answers to your questions on: -How to train for your first 100k with only 13 weeks to go -Using MAF or LTHR to guide HR zones -Aiming to qualify for Boston… read more

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A look back at our annual Thanksgiving Day workouts, half-marathon and 70.3 training after hamstring surgery, choosing your first 100-miler and criteria (and what Lucho did for his first), how to get into coaching, Hardrock removing Leadville/WS100 as qualifiers and Lucho’s take, long runs in final 6 weeks before and ultra, protect your knees/body for… read more

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Lucho and Tawnee answer your questions on if you can use sex for a workout, is there a benefit of under hydrating to adapt for ultra racing or always take in fluids, basic strength training outside the gym, redemption races, the 180 formula for older athletes, winter track team training help, using running to be… read more

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Improving your marathon when you’re good on speed and lacking endurance, having a hard time keeping HR down on hills during trail runs and what to do to get more efficient aerobically when climbing, specific workouts in the last 5 weeks leading up to a hilly ultra,¬†short MAF runs of under an hour and are… read more

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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… read more

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Pro triathlete Angela Naeth joins the show to talk all about her training, racing and how she’s officially a married woman as of yesterday! We hear how Angela found success with a MAF-based training approach and how being coached by Mark Allen and Phil Maffetone has increased her success. We also talk in detail about… read more

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Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on how to train for hills when you live in a flat area, if the long tempo is beating you down to the ground should you skip it for MAF instead, training a high schooler for a 6km race, training kids ages 6-12 for a 5km race,… read more

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