On this episode of Ask The Coaches: BQ or bust! With a history of a 3:15 marathon, followed by a couple injury-laden years, how to get back on track for a BQ and/or sub-3 marathon? Is MAF training for the marathon the safest route to avoid re-injury? What kind of timeline for an aggressive marathon Read More

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Paul Laursen, PhD, is back already to discuss how to race well in the heat and avoid detrimental heat stress especially at a race like the Ironman World Championships in Kona. Paul is an adjunct professor at Auckland University, reseracher and has published more than 100 refereed manuscripts in moderate-to-high impact exercise and sports science journals, and Read More

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Endurance athlete and hydration expert Andy Blow, of Precision Hydration, joins this show to talk further about hydration and electrolyte needs, and why sweat testing could be your answer to overcoming blow ups in races and the ticket to the best performances of your life. Announcements You can take Precision Hydration‘s FREE entry-level sweat test online Read More

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Stacy Sims, PhD, is an Environmental Exercise Physiologist and Nutrition Scientist specializing in thermoregulation, hydration, performance nutrition, and sex differences in athletes, implementing strategies to improve performance outcomes and overall health. She’s the co-founder of Osmo Nutrition, natural sports nutrition products for hydration. On this show we provide another perspective on the topic of hydration Read More

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Ben Greenfield joins Sports Nutrition to answer your questions on how to carry your own fuels/liquids during long-course races when you don’t want what’s offered at aid stations, some delicious and healthy breakfast ideas (including Ben’s high-fat coffee recipe), how to choose protein powders when looking at whey and vegetarian/vegan varieties (see list below), should you really worry about Read More

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