Intro: Our heart goes out to all the communities impacted by the forest fires in California. A quick follow-up to ATC’s 317: The 3-Minute Burpee Test (discussed after the rapid fire questions) Rapid Fire Questions for Lucho: What are your top book recommendations and/or best books you’ve recently read? (Does not have to be about Read More

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Paul Laursen is an author, scientist, coach and entrepreneur who’s back on the podcast to discuss his latest project that’s years in the making, one of the most comprehensive resources on high-intensity interval training to ever exist, called HIIT Science. To find out more, head to their website, hiitscience.com, for their free blog and resources, Read More

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On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Tainted supplements and safe supplementing IVs for athletes – know the rules and what’s allowed L-Carnitine? Followup from ATC 228 on sleep needs before late-night or all-night competitions; more from the research: Active Voice: Does Banking Sleep Before Sleep Deprivation Improve Physical Performance? “In each condition, subjects performed Read More

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Dr. Phil Maffetone returns along with a new special guest, Paul Laursen, PhD, an adjunct professor at Auckland University and performance physiologist who leads the Performance Physiology Team at High Performance Sport New Zealand, which helps Olympic athletes and hopefuls. Paul has published more than 100 refereed manuscripts in moderate-to-high impact exercise and sports science journals, and Read More

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Shoutout: Ultrarunner Liza Howard learns about TeamRWB via Endurance Planet & now their trail running camps are booming! Read about it here. Want to join the EP crew for Ragnar SoCal April 1-2, 2016, email us now at events@enduranceplanet.com! New cool research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning; we review it: “Effects of intermittent Read More

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Dr. David Minkoff joins the show to answer your sports medicine and health questions on: -safe ways to cleanse and/or detox -is it safe and a good idea for a recreational endurance athlete to take niacin (1500 mg/day) for high cholesterol in order to avoid statins -explanation of the myth that “cholesterol is bad” and foods with Read More

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Lucho joins as we answer your questions on dialing in a proper bike fit for cross training and otherwise; why it can be beneficial to incorporate high intensity interval training (HIIT, tabata, etc), weights and speedwork even while you’re in a MAF/base phase; periodization for Olympic triathlon training and when to start build; positives and negatives of Read More

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