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Stories from people who find joy in pushing their limits and discovering new challenges. Triathlon, Marathoning, Ultrarunning, and Adventure Racing are among the sports we feature.

Stories from people who find joy in pushing their limits and discovering new challenges. Triathlon, Marathoning, Ultrarunning, and Adventure Racing are among the sports we feature.
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Spokane, WA

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Stories from people who find joy in pushing their limits and discovering new challenges. Triathlon, Marathoning, Ultrarunning, and Adventure Racing are among the sports we feature.

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English

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877-209-9439


Episodes

ATC 261: Is Fat the New Tire Size, Does Racing Hurt MAF, Can MAF Make You Scrawny, How to Train as a Blue Collar Baller, and more!

5/25/2018
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In this episode of Ask the Coaches, Lucho and Brock answer the questions: Is Fat the New Tire Size, Does Racing Hurt MAF, Can MAF Make You Scrawny, How to Train as a Blue Collar Baller, and more!

Duration:01:29:39

ATC 260: How to Coach a Coach, Break the 3-hour Marathon, Return from a Sacral Fracture, Increasing Distance and Speed, and more!

5/11/2018
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Coaches Brock Armstong and Lucho answer the questions: When a Coach Needs a Coach, Can Muscles be Fast, The Softest Running Surface for returning from injury, Can You Go Long and Get Fast, and more!

Duration:01:33:04

ATC 259: Why Do I keep Getting Injured, How Long is a Long Run, Cramping Off the Bike, Training for a Mountain Race, How to Self-Coach, and more!

4/27/2018
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Coaches, Lucho and Brock, answer the questions: Why Do I keep Getting Injured, How Long is a Long Run, Cramping With Speed, Training on a Road Bike for a Mountain Race, How to Self-Coach, and more!

Duration:01:40:22

ATC 258: When to Lose Weight, How to Build Upper Body Strength, Elevation Training, Best Strength Training for Runners, and more!

4/13/2018
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Lucho and Brock answer questions about: When to Lose Weight, How to Build Upper Body Strength, Elevation Training, Best Strength Training for Runners, and more!

Duration:01:37:08

ATC 257: Building Durability and Toughness, Too Fast For MAF, Hamstring Niggles, When Resistant Starch Backfires, Ground Contact Time, and More!

4/6/2018
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On this episode of Ask The Coaches (with the special guest coach, Brock Armstrong): John C Besides long runs, what type of training builds muscle and connective tissue durability and toughness? What training will help muscles and connective tissue develop resistance to the pain and stiffness from tissue damage that occurs during the later stages […]

Duration:01:47:44

An Update From Tawnee and Her Husband John

3/30/2018
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Your host Tawnee and her husband John give you a brief update on Endurance Planet and the news of their baby girl Whitney, who passed away at birth. You can read more on Tawnee’s new blog: Life After Whitney. Tawnee will be taking some time off as she heals, and in the meantime Lucho and […]

Duration:00:01:34

ATC 256: Waking Up Hungry At Night, Cortisol Rhythms, Ways To Know You’re Eating Enough, Athletic ‘Sabbaticals,’ and Why We Don’t Like Running Streaks

3/16/2018
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1/15/18 Calesse Trouble sleeping and waking up at night hungry My question is related to sleep and was sparked by your episode several months ago about chronotypes (fascinating!) I took the quiz and determined I’m a dolphin, which makes a lot of sense to me given my tendency to have difficulty falling asleep, awaken multiple […]

Duration:01:21:47

ATC 255: Top Ways to Boost Functional Threshold Power (FTP), VO2Max for Masters Athletes, MAF Training For Spartan Races, Fartleks for Ironman, and More

3/2/2018
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On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Ways to boost FTP for lean triathletes Don’t just focus on training at FTP – you need a solid foundation/base (Z1/Z2/MAF) and also the ability to work your high end (e.g. VO2max). Sweet spot training (just below FTP) to help FTP. Sessions to do at FTP (3 x […]

Duration:01:05:37

Brock Armstrong: Testing Today’s Top Biohacks – What Are They, The Science, Potential Benefits, and Are They Worthwhile?

2/21/2018
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Our friend Brock Armstrong is back on Endurance Planet (and also back doing EP’s audio editing) and he shares the experiences he’s had using some of the most sophisticated, advanced biohacks in existence. He runs through a handful of machines, supplements and more to tell us what they are, how they work, his experience, the […]

Duration:01:14:24

ATC 254: Tips To Avoid Going Into The Marathon Over-Cooked, Hyponatremia Symptoms and Risks, Setting Sights on a BQ, and More

2/16/2018
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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 […]

Duration:01:15:47

Jae Gruenke: Fix Common Running Issues – Knees Caving In, High Hamstring Pain, Feet Splaying Out, and More!

2/7/2018
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Jae Gruenke, GCFP, a Feldenkrais practitioner and founder of The Balanced Runner™. For the past 14 years she has helped runners from beginner to Olympian learn to run pain-free, efficiently, and fast. She specializes in helping those whose problems have not resolved with medical treatment and those transitioning to natural running form, minimalist footwear, and […]

Duration:01:04:13

ATC 253: Benefits to Boosting Lactate Threshold, Hills v. Speedwork, Zone 2 and Ironman, Fat Malabsorption Issues, and More

2/2/2018
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On this episode of Ask The Coaches: No more KPR (points system) for the Ironman World Championships and 70.3 World Championships, after the 2018 races. It is going back to a slot allocation system for pros! Our thoughts, and why we think this is a great thing. Zone 2 and Ironman: Is Z2 the right […]

Duration:01:19:44

Alex Hutchinson: How Much Can We Endure? Exploring the Brain, Performance Limiters and How To Push Harder and Farther

1/24/2018
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On this episode, we welcome back sports journalist Alex Hutchinson, who’s written a fascinating new book titled Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance. Pre-order your copy here (ships out out in February). Endure is a must-read for all endurance athletes! In addition to authoring books, Alex is Outside Magazine’s Sweat Science columnist […]

Duration:01:02:48

ATC 252: How To Approach the Offseason Comeback, Stress Fracture Risk In Collegiate Runners, Beet Juice For Fat-Adapted Athletes, Glute Activation Exercises, and More

1/19/2018
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On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Article discussion: Stress fracture risk in collegiate cross country runners. New study in the JOSC shows astoundingly high stress fracture numbers in runners under 25. 42 cross country D1 runners, between 18-24 years old. 40% of females and 35% of males had history of stress fracture. None of […]

Duration:01:12:36

The Sock Doc: Why Genetic Tests May Fall Short and The Pros and Cons To Discovering Your DNA, Plus: Truths of Leg-Length Discrepancies and More

1/10/2018
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The Sock Doc, Steve Gangemi, is back to tackle the topic of genetic testing and whether finding out your DNA via testing is worthwhile or not, as well as answer your other questions! DNA, epigenetics & on getting your genes tested: DNA is the long-term information storage. Via transcription, RNA is formed, and this is […]

Duration:00:56:29

ATC 251: Setting Heart Rate Zones using Metabolic Efficiency vs. MAF 180 Formula, Strength Training After Illness, HRV Troubleshooting, Nasal Breathing, and More

1/5/2018
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On this episode of Ask The Coaches: Making a comeback to sport after cancer – where does one start? Endurance vs. strength training needs after your body has gone through severe illness. Mentions: Podcast: 8 Steps to Mastering MAF The 5×5 strength training program 10 exercises that keep you athletic as you age Metabolic efficiency […]

Duration:01:05:16

Sports Nutrition 238: What’s Up With Maurten, Relieving GI Distress With Breath And Core Work, Luteal Phase Supplements, And More

12/27/2017
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On this episode of Sports Nutrition with Ben Greenfield: Pregnancy mentions The Mama Natural Week by Week Guide to Pregnancy & Childbirth Our thoughts on the new Maurten sports drink. Said to be the world’s most carbohydrate-rich sports drink & big in the marathon and running world. Can you make a drink similar to this at […]

Duration:00:33:12

ATC 250: Post-Workout Fueling Myths (and What You Should Do), Pre-Training For a 100-Miler, Buying Kettlebells For Home, and More!

12/22/2017
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On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Adding kettlebells to your home gym: What are some recommend sizes? KBs for a relatively fit woman Upper body vs. lower body Tawnee has 8kg, 12kg, 16kg and 24kg purchased from kettlebellsusa.com. Another alternative is a weight-adjustable kettlebell. Planning your first 100 mile trail run next season: How […]

Duration:01:11:44

Brian Mackenzie & Phil White: When Wearables Go Too Far, How To Unplug and Get Back In Tune With Yourself

12/13/2017
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On this show we’re joined by coach and human potential specialist Brian Mackenzie and Emmy-nominated writer Phil White, who are both co-authors of the book Unplugged, which teaches athletes to think more critically about technology use and the tools to upgrade your fitness, performance and consciousness. Intros Brian was the Crossfit Endurance guy for a […]

Duration:00:57:29

ATC 249: Free Weights v. Machines, Keeping Motivation High During Winter, Mastering VO2Max Intervals and More

12/8/2017
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On this episode of Ask the Coaches: Article discussion: Weight machines vs. free weights It’s not an either or – they work synergistically. It depends: What are your goals? Machines may be safer for some (especially those new to weights). How to keep winter training motivation high when it’s lonely and cold? Cross country ski […]

Duration:01:12:21

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