Meet Greg White, a professional writer, avid runner and student of all things health. How to begin using minimalist shoes after a back injury and four-year break from running. Katy Bowman’s Whole Body Barefoot book How best to structure training with MAF + intensity. What exactly a taper is and several strategies to you can Read More

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This show is brought to you by Sound Probiotics. As an athlete, you are more susceptible to illness due to your intense training. All of your hard work can lead to a weakened immune system, threatening to keep you out of competition. Sound Probiotics can help boost immune function by improving gut health, allowing you to Read More

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A few of the items and topics we cover in today’s podcast can be found at enduranceplanet.com/shop Check it out, help the podcast, and save yourself some money! Roles reverse as Brock interviews Tawnee on her BQ (Boston Qualifier) open marathon performance. You can read Tawnee’s race report on her blog (with photos!) here. Included Read More

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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 Read More

You've probably heard it said that exercise can strengthen the immune system. You've also probably heard it said that exercise can dampen the immune system. So what are we to make of the seemingly conflicting information? Today on Endurance Planet---a Marathon & Beyond Monday edition---we hear Sara Latta's story entitled The Infection Read More

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Every couple of weeks on Endurance Planet, Dr. Mark Klion takes questions from endurance athletes about their aches and pains. Klion is an endurance athlete himself, an orthopedic surgeon, and creator of the Bodyworks MD DVD Series. This time around he addresses questions about barefoot running, end-of-marathon cramping, plantar fasciitis, and micro-fracture surgery. Read More

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April 16, 2010

A Case of the Jitters

Race day should be a fun day---a day of celebration and reward. Like a test you’ve studied hard for, the work has been done. It’s just a matter of applying it. But feeling anxious is not fun. And at its worst, it can ruin your race. Today on Endurance Planet, Read More

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April 16, 2010

Pre-Race Calm Exercise

As a service to Endurance Planet listeners, we present you with this 5-minute relaxation exercise to put you in the proper mindset to train and race effectively---without undue anxiety. Thanks to Karen Dubs of Flexible Warrior. Read More

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April 7, 2010

Racing at High Altitude

Earlier this week, Endurance Planet hosted a live, interactive webinar on Racing at High Altitude with Dr. Scott Drum. Drum is the Director of the High Altitude Performance Lab at Western State College in Colorado. He's also the founder of the Gunnison Endurance Project. Today on Endurance Planet, we're making the audio Read More

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The Western States Endurance Run is one of the oldest ultra trail events in the world and certainly one of the most challenging. But the 100-miler scheduled for June 26th is also, essentially, a research lab. Dr. Marty Hoffman is the medical director for Western States. He’s a multiple-time finisher who has Read More

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