Marathon

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Triathlete Spotlight: Mike Wasserman on Longevity in Sport, Racing the Toughest Ironmans Around, Kona Goals, And More

In effort to continually feature the stories of amazing amateur endurance athletes, on this show we talk with triathlete Mike Wasserman. Mike is in his 50s, and got a late start in endurance sport, but he’s cracked the code on how to maintain a sturdy, injury-free and fit body that allows him to race everything […]

ATC: Our First-Ever Podcast Run Analysis, Balancing Your Strength and Running Training, Kona Lottery, and Weird Stuff Scene on Road

One of our most unique, informative and funniest episodes of Ask the Coaches to date with Lucho and Tawnee! We begin the show with our first-ever run analysis, as Tawnee and Lucho critique the run from this video submitted by Nathan. Listen to what the coaches have to say, and watch the video below to […]

ATC: Determining Race Pace, Top Swim Drills, Training on Road vs. Tri Bike, Apply MAF and Daniels’ Plans to Cycling, Cadence on the Bike, and More

Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on: . -How do you go about determining “race pace.” Specifically for a marathon and a BQ, but also for triathlon and in general. -When trying to stay around goal watts on bike, what’s your opinion on what to do when you get in a pack […]

Boston Strong: Dr. Freddie So Reports In From Boston Marathon Finish After His 10th Consecutive Run

On Monday, April 21, 2014 the hearts of runners and endurance athletes worldwide were with Boston. It was a momentous day in which the running community and folks of Boston took back the Boston Marathon, one year after the tragic bombings. . On this special episode, host Tawnee Prazak has an exclusive chat with marathoner […]

ATC: Master Marathon Training, Wetsuit Talk, Aqua Jogging, How Much MAF Weekly Volume, and More

Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on: -Select and customize a good marathon training program to get to the next level — and specifics on choosing from Hudson, Friel, Hanson, Higdon, Daniels -Aqua jogging for injury, maintaining fitness and general cross training -Recommendation for a 12-week 10k program for an experienced runner. […]

ATU: Avoid Overtraining 4 Weeks Before a Race, Specificity For MTB Stage Races, MAF and Speed for 50k Racing, Dominate Downhills, and More

Lucho and Tawnee team up for Ask the Ultrarunner with the latest and answers to your questions: In this show: -Chrissie Wellington to do Leadville 100 MTB -Hobie Call – from sub-2:00 marathon goal to obstacle racer -How to know if you went into your marathon too “cooked” and fatigued resulting in going much slower […]

ATC: Scheduling Weights and Cardio, Flip Turns for Triathletes, MAF Testing and More

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 […]

THE HIGH: MAKING THE TOUGHEST RACE ON EARTH

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THE HIGH MAKING THE TOUGHEST RACE ON EARTH IS IN THE PROCESS OF BEING MADE INTO A FILM LEARN MORE HERE It is three in the morning and it is happening again. I am waking up from a dead sleep and gasping for breath, but this time it is combined with a nightmare that I […]

Super Human Feat: Fueling Endurance

Ultra-endurance athlete Christian Isakson shares with KC Craichy how he fueled his body nutritionally for the grueling Epic 5 Challenge. Super Human Feat: Fueling Endurance from Endurance Planet on Vimeo. For more video content just like this, check out Endurance Films and use 10% discount code “EPVIP”

Super Human Feat: Purpose, Persistence, Performance

Ultra-endurance athlete Christian Isakson shares with KC Craichy how he trained for the amazing achievement of finishing the Epic5 Challenge in Hawaii. Super Human Feat: Purpose, Persistence, Performance from Endurance Planet on Vimeo. For more video content just like this, check out Endurance Films and use 10% discount code “EPVIP”

Marathon and Beyond Monday: The Bermuda Triangle Challenge

Endurance athletes have an appreciation for beauty and challenge, so why not combine the two in a three-day weekend? That’s the focus of this week’s Marathon and Beyond Monday “The Bermuda Triangle Challenge” by Patrice Malloy. Today’s edition of Endurance Planet is brought to you by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: We Suffer for You, Boston

This week’s Marathon and Beyond Monday edition takes a look into the long New England winters preparing for Patriots’ Day.”We Suffer for You, Boston” was written by Alex M. Sewell. Today’s Endurance Planet is brought to you by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond: Choosing the Perfect Marathon Training Program

This week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday is a very helpful story written by Anna Heintz simply titled, “Choosing the Perfect Marathon Training Program.” It’s a story that offers some great insights, whether you’re planning for another shot at 26.2 in the spring or you’re just wondering if your fall effort could’ve been done better. This edition of Endurance Planet is brought to you by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: For the Rest of My Life

This week’s Marathon and Beyond edition of Endurance Planet is an editor’s choice written by Dick Michener. It’s a short story about our priorities. It’s called “For the Rest of My Life.” This edition is brought to you by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: Don’t Meddle With Tradition

This week’s Marathon and Beyond Monday edition focuses on the importance of the marathon finisher’s medal and takes a look at the top 25 medals available to those who are disciplined enough to earn them. This edition is brought to you by Sock Geek.

The Endurance Planet Hour

There isn’t a female triathlete on the planet who races long distance more often than Hillary Biscay. And it’s not just that she races often — she races effectively. This coming weekend she’ll be shooting for another Ironman Wisconsin championship (It’ll be her seventh Ironman of the year.) On this week’s Endurance Planet Hour, Hillary shares her war stories (broken femur anyone?), she tells us how she’s become a fan of ultra marathoners, and she shares her plan for a new adventure. Today’s Endurance Planet is brought to you by the Nevada Silverman Triathlon and by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: 25 Books Every Marathoner Should Own

Many runners are readers, and often what they read about is running. Which makes this week’s edition especially applicable to all of us. It’s an article that appeared in Marathon and Beyond magazine written by Paul Hubbard titled “25 Books Every Marathoner Should Own.” This week’s edition of Marathon and Beyond Monday is brought to you by Sock Geek.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: You Want to Put on a Marathon — Where?

If you can’t make it to your favorite marathon then bring the marathon to you. That was the basic thinking of United States Army Captain Ivan Hurlburt who was serving in Afghanistan with fellow soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division based in Hawaii. As runners, they dreamed of being at home, running the Honolulu Marathon but knew that wasn’t possible. That’s how the first marathon in Afghanistan came to be. Today on Endurance Planet — a Marathon & Beyond Monday edition — we hear Hurlburt’s story titled “You Want to Put on a Marathon — Where?” This edition is brought to you by Sock Geek.

The Endurance Planet Hour

This week on the Endurance Planet Hour, we talk to Dr. Mark Klion who fields questions about your aches and pains, we check in with runner and missions worker Tara Porter-Livesay who is headed back to Haiti, and we hear about a young man desperately trying to follow in his running father’s footsteps.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: Hey, Back Off!

Most endurance athletes are familiar with the concept of tapering — reducing your training prior to an important event for optimum performance — but how much is best? And what about the intensity of your workouts prior to that goal race? Those are some of issues coach Jason Karp addresses in his Marathon & Beyond article, “Hey, Back Off!” It’s this week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday edition.

The Endurance Planet Hour

This week we talk about about the most famous cyclist in the world — Lance Armstrong. We also hear from 24-year-old Abe Clark who ran unassisted across the United States. And we hear a story about an elite runner who started out with all the promise in the world, got distracted by the challenges of life, and tried to re-enter competitive running when some would have argued his best days were past.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: How Running Saved My Life

When Bob Wehr flew to China to run on The Great Wall, he had no idea what a life-changing experience it would be. His story, “How Running Saved My Life … Flying Long Distances is Not Without its Risks” is this week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday edition.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: Running for My Life

Jeff Hardisty’s father had died of heart disease at the age of 46, so when Hardisty himself toed the line of the Seattle Marathon at 46, he had a lot on his mind. Jeff had undergone heart surgery just months prior, but had his doctor’s ok to attempt 26.2. This week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday is Hardisty’s account of that day.

Marathon and Beyond Monday: Time Out for a Running Holiday

Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond magazine. This week’s story was written by Joe and Jan Seeley and is entitled “Time Out for a Running Holiday.”

Marathon and Beyond Monday: Last Dance

This week’s Marathon and Beyond Monday was written by Mack Brown and is entitled “Last Dance.” It’s a reflection on the end of an 18-year marathon streak.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: The Marathon as Springboard

So you’ve run several marathons, you’ve reached your goals, you’ve heard the words of Peggy Lee’s “Is That All There Is?” during your long runs, and you’ve anticipated that at some point you might get bored with 26.2 miles. Then it’s time to “go beyond.” That’s the focus of today’s Marathon & Beyond Monday edition of Endurance Planet.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: Running, Aging, and Human Potential

“A fit person of age 70 is biologically similar to an unfit person of 40—this having nothing to do with genes or medical care but due solely to physical conditioning.” So says geriatrician Dr. Walter Bortz. In this week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday edition, we hear Bortz’s article entitled Running, Aging, and Human Potential

Bart Yasso on the One Race He Hasn’t Done

He’s been dubbed the Mayor of Running. A member of the Running USA Hall of Champions, he has completed races on all seven continents from the Antarctica marathon to the Mt. Kilimanjaro Marathon. He has also completed the Ironman 5 times and cycled, unsupported by himself, across the country twice. But there’s one race Yasso hasn’t completed…yet. The inventor of the Yasso 800s workout joins us today on Endurance Planet to talk about the upcoming race.

The Week in Multisport

Time again for a Week in Multisport edition of Endurance Planet with Barry Siff of Daily Triathlon in Boulder, Colorado. There’s a lot to talk about this week: The Aussie Gold Coast Tri, the Monterey World Cup, New Orleans 70.3, and of course Boston.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: 51 the Hard Way

It’s not a widely known fact, but the first effort to run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 days was a low-key effort, done on the cheap. This Marathon & Beyond Monday—our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from the popular running magazine—was written by Duncan Larkin and is entitled: “51 the Hard Way.” It chronicles Sam Thompson’s amazing effort in 2006 which raised money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: The Barefoot Route

This week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday edition was written by Zoie Clift and is entitled “The Barefoot Route.” It’s a story about runners who prefer to return to the basics of human locomotion. Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity on Endurance Planet to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond Magazine.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: Hitting “The Wall”

“It felt like an elephant had jumped out of a tree onto my shoulders.” That’s how Dick Beardsley described hitting “The Wall” at the second marathon of his career. Most of us know what Beardsley spoke of but author and runner Sara Latta says that if you understand the scientific reasons behind “The Wall,” you should be able to avoid it. This week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday is a story from Latta. We hope it helps you avoid tree-dwelling elephants.

Marathon & Beyond Monday—The Marathon from Hell

Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond Magazine. This week is Eileen P. Duggan’s story “The Marathon from Hell.” The 1904 St. Louis Olympics were scabbed onto the World’s Fair, a recipe for disaster that only the hot August marathon could top.

A Different Kind of Unforgettable Marathon

Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond Magazine. This week it’s a story by Lisa Garrone entitled “A Different Kind of Unforgettable Marathon—What happens when an obsessive-compulsive marathon runner takes a turn behind the water table.” Thanks to San Diego-based broadcast journalist and runner, Heather Ford, who provides the narration for this piece.

Marathon & Beyond Monday: In Praise of Small-Town Races

Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond magazine. Illinois foundation repair contractor . This week’s Marathon & Beyond Monday is a story from Jeff Horowitz. Montana foundation repair companies . Jeff is a proud big-city boy who discovered he’d have to go off the beaten […]

Marathon & Beyond Monday: A Father’s Surprise

Marathon & Beyond Monday is our weekly opportunity to hear an editor’s choice from Marathon & Beyond Magazine. This week’s selection was written by Roy Reisinger and is entitled “A Father’s Surprise.” The story comes with a piece of advice—be vigilant when you’re running a race; someone may be stalking you.

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