Strength Training

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Vinnie Tortorich: On Vitamins, Bone Density in Cyclists, Strength Training Vinnie Style, and More

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Mark Sisson: Anti-Doping Efforts, Health and Performance, Tips for Longevity, and More

We’re joined by primal living guru Mark Sisson, founder of the popular website Mark’s Daily Apple and the Primal Blueprint Podcast, for a exciting conversation covering a lot of ground including: Mark’s history as an elite triathlete and marathoner, and why he got out of it Inside the world of anti-doping efforts in sport using […]

ATC: Killer Cycling Workouts in Under an Hour, Music as an Ergogenic Aid, Power Meter or a Coach, Run Video Analysis, and More

This episode of Ask the Coaches is brought to you by Squatty Potty, which helps you achieve the perfect poop; find out more at Choose from multiple designs and use the code “enduranceplanet” for a 15% discount! On this episode, Lucho and Tawnee team up to cover all this and more: -Fly fishing and shark […]

ATC: Ironman Run Workouts, Watts for Half-Ironmans vs. Aquabikes, Yay or Nay to Running Streaks, Avoiding Injury Risk in Ultrarunning Training, Liquid Nutrition, and More

This episode of Ask the Ultrarunner is brought to you by Squatty Potty; find out more on how to achieve the perfect poop at Use the code “enduranceplanet” at checkout for 15% discount. On this show, Lucho and Tawnee discuss the following based on your questions: -Tips to train (bike) in Arizona heat and not […]

ATC: Tapering 101, Top TRX Moves for Runners, IM Boulder, Race Pacing Using Watts, Training Between Big Races and More

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ATC: Swim Stroke Analysis, In a Rut – What to Do, Reasons for High HRV After Racing, Budget for A Bike Fit, Final Prep for Placid and More

This episode of Ask The Coaches is brought to you by SweetBeatLife, which now is offered with a HealthPatch, which conveniently sticks to the skin and eliminates the need for a heart rate strap. Find out more at at On this episode Lucho and Tawnee talk discuss and give answers on: -Strength training and […]

ATC: Pros and Cons to Multiple Ironmans a Year, Heart Rate vs. Watts, Surfing for Swim Fitness, Cadence Talk, ‘Sami Style’ Minimalist Training, and More

This episode of “Ask the Coaches” is brought to you by the new and improved SweetBeatLife app by SweetWater Health, which measures heart rate variability (HRV) and much more with the utmost accuracy. Head to to learn more and download! In this show Lucho and Tawnee catch up on what’s new in their lives […]

Sami Inkinen: Hacking The Triathlon Run, Minimalist Training Style, LCHF Diet, and Rowing to Hawaii with His Wife

Learn how to hack your run with Sami Inkinen, one of triathlon’s fastest age-groupers who’s known for a minimalist style of training and just recently won top amateur at Wildflower on limited time by hacking his run. Sami is a successful entrepreneur and businessman and co-founder of, and he’s all about optimizing physical performance while still working […]

ATU: Grooming Your Will to Suffer, Yay or Nay to Cortisone, Ice Baths, Can Weight Training Ruin Ultra Racing, A ‘Beer Ultra’ Race, and More

Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on: -Risks and benefits to cortisone shots. Specifically: dealing with a torn muscle with an ultra approaching — get a cortisone shot to relieve pain and still be able to run, or not? -Cross-training sabotaging ultra racing? Strength training more and now running slower. -Are ice […]

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 […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: On Fat Burning, How to Get in Sync with Your Body For Better Performance, Changing Your Way to Better Health in Just Two Days, and More

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 […]

ATC: Build Your Best Bike Setup, Reverse Triathlons, Side Stitch Remedies, Fasted Running, Research on CrossFit Injury Rates, Exercises for Imbalances and More

On this show we answer your questions on: -prioritizing advantages for the bike: wheels, frame weight, bike type, aero helmet, etc -our top picks for bucket list races -thoughts on reverse triathlons -mimicking the pre-race sedentary corral scenario in training by not warming up – smart or dumb -help for side stitches -cardiac drift and […]

ATC: Strengthen Ankles and Shoulders, Cure Hip Drop While Running, Hormone Talk, How To Gradually Build Bike/Run Mileage, Going From Tri to Ultras and More

Lucho and Tawnee give answers to your questions on: -Building strong ankles that currently get sore from running; -What does “endocrine system being fried” mean plus info on adrenal fatigue and other hormonal issues; -How to safely build run and bike mileage for long-course triathlon and still recover well; -Training when you’re sick: to do […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: A Guide to Strength Training For Endurance Athletes, The Role of Fatigue/Stress, Avoiding DOMS, ‘Slow Weights’ Concept, Correcting Imbalances and Much More

On this special episode of Endurance Planet, we’re joined by Dr. Phil Maffetone for a full show dedicated to strength training for endurance athletes. We discuss strength training concepts for triathletes/endurance athletes and hear Dr. Phil’s approach and philosophies. Specifically we cover: -what is strength? -weaknesses and strength deficits in triathletes, and how to find […]

ATC: Reverse vs. Traditional Periodization, Tackling the Offseason, Structure Your Non-Training Hours, Nail a Faster Run in Long-Course Triathlon and More

We’re back! Loaded episode with answers to your questions on what can you do for exercise/strength with a broken hand/wrist, benefits/negatives of minimalist shoes and when to wear them, problem with MAP, reverse periodization v traditional  periodization and when it’s appropriate to use one vs. the other (hint: race distance/intensity matters!), build up cold-weather resistance and hypothermia in an ultra, training […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: Fueling Strategies, LT and VO2max vs. 180 Formula, Achieving MAF Efficiency, Fartleks, Racing Strategies, and More

We are joined again by Dr. Phil Maffetone to talk about his philosophy on sports nutrition (and much more on the honey and fruit juice method of fueling), why he thinks VO2max is an insignificant number, how he feels about LT vs. MAF for testing and HR zones, how to train when your MAF pace […]

Dr. Phil Maffetone: The Power of Aerobic Training, When To Do Speed Work, Clean Eating for Athletes, Strength Training and More

Legendary coach, health and fitness expert and the father of aerobic heart rate-based training, Dr. Phil Maffetone, joins the show for a insightful chat on an array of topics and to answer your questions on aerobic/MAF training, incorporating speed work, the ideal diet and racing fuel for endurance athletes, should we be strength training, and more. […]

ATU: Beer Talk, Weighted Running, Foot Care, Injury Prevention and More

Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on our favorite kinds of beer (hint: IPA!), why would one want more of a minimalist-type of training leading up to a race, dragging a tire or wearing a weighted vest for run training and how to best incorporate that for ultras, should you foam roll right […]

ATU: Year’s Top-3 Most Popular ATU’s, Treadmill Workouts, Strength Train for Weight Loss

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 […]

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 […]

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.

The Endurance Planet Hour—11-17-2009

This week on the Endurance Planet Hour we talk with orthopedic surgeon and Ironman veteran Dr. recycled wine glass . tankless water heater atlanta . Mark Klion, Coach Karl Keltner, and professional triathlete Ben Schloegel. Topics covered include: strength training, injury recovery and rehabilitation, and the elimination of one of triathlon’s three disciplines (it’s not […]


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