MAF

In this episode of ATU Lucho joins to answer your questions on should you do LT work in the final 8 weeks before a marathon, possible reasons and advice for major cramping during half-marys and marathons, Lucho’s take on Dr. Maffetone saying that ultra runners NEVER need to go above aerobic threshold, should you taper… 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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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… read more

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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… read more

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Lucho joins this episode of Ask the Coaches to answer questions on how to decrease DOMS especially when doing a three-day stage race, calculating MAF (and other HR) zones based on test runs and races, is there a “correct” progression for a triathlon newbie in regards to race distances, figuring out how to get faster… read more

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Lucho joins to answer your questions on how to incorporate jump roping into training for better strength, endurance, muscular balance and more; making the transition from rowing to triathlon; how to best approach downhill running with cadence, speed, etc; the sights you see when swimming in Kailua Bay in Kona (and more on Kona); how… read more

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