ATC: Prevent Overuse Injury, Avoid Winter Illness and Master Maffetone HR

November 8, 2012

Lucho joins the show to answer your questions on how to prevent injury from happening again after a cycle of overtraining-injury-rest-recovery, signs of muscle imbalances in runners and endurance athletes and how to fix, planning the best time of year for a half-ironman before your first ironman, why your immune system gets supressed after workouts and how to prevent getting ill, adjusting the training plan when you’re not getting enough sleep, minimalist training for short races, Maffetone lowdown: how much variation in HR is alright/what’s the difference between threshold HR and Maffetone HR/how is it calculated/relationship between threshold power and your Maffetone HR, safe ways to increase running mileage before a 24-hr race, should the athlete who wants to “do it all” really have to give up something (and the importance of goal setting), balancing ultra and Ironman training- when it’s your first time doing both, and more.

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