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Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more.

Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more.
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Trail Runner Nation is devoted to sharing knowledge and advice to the trail running community - from beginners to the pros! We offer tips and discussion regarding race nutrition, pacing strategy, mental focus and much more.

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@WeAreNation

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English


Episodes

DNF - Do Nothing Foolish

11/17/2017
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Only moment's after his DNF at the 2017 Rio Del Lago 100, coach Jimmy Dean Freeman, founder and coach of the SoCal Coyotes running group invites The Nation to have a frank and vulnerable discussion about coming up short. When should you pull the plug on a race? Does a failure define you? Visit the partners of this podcast at the TRN's Partner's page

Duration: 01:26:45


Fixing Your Feet with John Vonhof

11/11/2017
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John Vonhof is the foot magician for ultra runners. There are countless people that have reached further on an ultra run or even earned a belt buckle because of the tireless work that John has done. We had John on the podcast over three years ago (Listen here). Since then his book, "Fixing Your Feet - Injury Prevention and Treatment for Athletes" has been updated to its SIXTH edition. Visit John's website to learn more about how to help prevent foot issues and what to do when you get...

Duration: 01:14:24


The ART of crewing with Brittany Light & Sarah McKnight

11/3/2017
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The crew of three recipients of the 200-mile Triple Crown join The Nation to discuss how to take care of your runner in these multi-day events. Sarah & Michael McKnight and Brittnay & Ben Light recount stories from the 2017 triple crown races: Bigfoot 200Tahoe 200Moab 240

Duration: 01:50:38


Courtney Dauwalter Sets the Bar at Moab 200- 238 miles in 57 HOURS !!!

10/27/2017
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2017 was the inaugural year of the mis-named Moab 200, a 238-mile endurance race in the desert of southern Utah. Along with the 98 gritty people that finished this race, Courtney Dauwalter, stunned observers with a first-place finish.....ahem.....nearly TEN HOURS before the second place finisher! Fellow finishers, Cameron Hanes and our own Don Freeman (Triple Crown of 200-milers recipient), help The Nation understand how she did this only one month after finishing sixth (first place...

Duration: 01:01:05


Grit: That Space Between Giving Up and Going All In

10/20/2017
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Why do we put so much emphasis on talent rather than our effort? In the book Grit:The Power of Passion and Perseverance author, Angela Duckworth helps us understand that EFFORT counts twice as much as talent when trying to achieveing a goal. Talent X Effort = Skill Skill X Effort = Achievement Gu Energy Labs' VP of innovation and R&D, Magda Boulet and East Coast Executive Producer, Andy Jones-Wilkins join The Nation to discuss Grit. Take the Grit Test to see where you are on the...

Duration: 01:01:39


Repost: Crush Every Race from 5K to Ultra with Brian MacKenzie

10/12/2017
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In December of 2014, we spoke with Brian MacKenzie, founder of crossfit endurance, ultrarunner and co-author of "Unbreakable Runner, Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong". He joined The Nation to talk about how you can train for lifelong healthy and sustainable running by incorporating crossfit endurance training. The main principles include: Get the book HERE Brian's other book, " Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance...

Duration: 01:00:15


Start With WHY

10/6/2017
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Why do you run? In most cases, people talk about the HOW or the WHAT to try and explain this. When it comes down to it, we need to have a well understood WHY before we can successfully change our behaviors. Over 5 years ago, we read a life-changing book by Simon Sinek, "Start With Why, How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action". Although this book can be related to many aspects of your life, we take it to the trail to see how it will fare. We talk about the biology (not the...

Duration: 00:57:20


Cameron Hanes Aims for 240 Miles

9/29/2017
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Outdoorsman, best-selling author, adventurer and runner, Cameron Hanes joins The Nation to talk about his passions: bow hunting big game around the world and endurance running. He completed the Bigfoot 200 in 2016 and is a couple weeks away from the start of the inaugural Moab 240 mile endurance run. He has a unique complimentary sport of bowhunting. We ask him to compare the two sports and what he has learned from participating at a high level. Learn more about Cameron: Youtube...

Duration: 01:18:11


How to Avoid Stomach Distress

9/22/2017
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How many times have you been having a great run and then BAM, your stomach goes south? In this podcast, Warren Pole, from 33 Shake and Brad Kearns, from Primal Endurance, join The Nation to discuss how to minimize stomach problems. Article from TrainRight.com:Stomach issues

Duration: 01:32:11


TRN Audio Magazine - Volume 5

9/15/2017
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TRN's East Coast Executive Producer, Andy Jones-Wilkins, is the guest author of 3 articles in the fifth edition of TRN's Audio Magazine. Articles include: Run Like Cockroaches Help! My Ink Won't Let me Sweat Find out more how AJW can be your coach

Duration: 01:00:08


Sleep- The Other Half of Training with the Sock Doc

9/7/2017
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Dr. Steven Gangemi, Sock Doc, teaches us why SLEEP is a very important to your training. We discuss Read Sock Doc's article on sleep Here is another article: How Elite Athletes Use Sleep Routines to Boost Their Confidence and Win Medals Learn more from Sock Doc at these sites: http://systemshealthcare.net/ ~ AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO NATURAL HEALTH CARE http://sock-doc.com/ ~ NATURAL INJURY TREATMENT AND PREVENTION FOR ATHLETES http://www.drgangemi.com/ ~ HEALTH. FITNESS. LIFE.

Duration: 01:19:45


Who is Dean Karnazes?

9/1/2017
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Are you kidding? Many of us owe Dean for informing and encouraging us to get into Ultra or Trail Running via his books: or his many amazing adventures. Some of these being: Constantine Karnazes, Karno, or Dean visits with The Nation with his good friend, Michelle Barton about his longevity, training, life balance and his new book. Visit his web site: Ultramarathonman.com

Duration: 01:03:49


Bigfoot is Real - a Race Report

8/25/2017
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A week after the 2017 Bigfoot 200 Endurance Race, we look back at the race from a few different perspectives: Candice Burt

Duration: 01:26:32


Stress + Rest = Growth - with the 3 Coaches

8/18/2017
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Ian Sharman, Joe Uhan and Matt Laye return to Trail Runner Nation to play the Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down game covering these topics: Whoop Visit College of Idaho with Assistant Professor, Matt Laye Sharman Ultra - Endurance Coaching Uhan Performance

Duration: 01:15:23


UTMB: The Biggest 100 Miler in the World - Part 2

8/10/2017
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The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) has become one of the world's most desired races. Why? This race series lasts from August 28th - September 3rd (2017) and offers many different race distances with breathtaking views. Majo Srnik is running UTMB for the first time and gets advice from 2014 4th-place finisher Jason Schlarb We talk about Mandatory Gear List

Duration: 01:22:03


UTMB: The Biggest 100 Miler in the World - Part 1

8/5/2017
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The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) has become one of the world's most desired races. Why? This race series lasts from August 28th - September 3rd (2017) and offers many different race distances with breathtaking views. UTMB veteran and podium finishing Tim Toloffson and Sally McRae join The Nation to discuss this amazing race. Mandatory Gear List"Morning Shakeout"

Duration: 01:07:49


Trail Runners; TRIBE or Community?

7/28/2017
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It is hard for humans to survive on their own. They need a tribe. Challenges and pressures are hard on an individual in a group, but much greater for an individual in isolation. We talk about the ancient tribal human behaviors: loyalty, inter-reliance, cooperation - that flare up in communities during times of turmoil and suffering. What can we learn from our tribe? What can we do to help our tribe flourish. East Coast Executive Producer, Andy Jones-Wilkins and Brian Chontosh sit around...

Duration: 01:16:42


Can Dr. Cucuzzella run sub-3-hour Marathons for 30 Years?

7/21/2017
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What Dr. Mark is reading right now: "The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier and More Creative" by Florence Williams Links to stuff we talked about: The Principles of Natural Running "The Sports Gene" "butter burning" drills and springs 30 years sub 3 pre race Mysterious Rerservoirs of Power at the 2017 Boston MarathoSteadyMD Check out a TrueForm treadmill VIDEO and how it can teach you good form Links to Dr. Cucuzzella's past podcasts: Run Faster & Farther with Less...

Duration: 01:13:32


Brave Athlete - Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion

7/15/2017
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Do you ever have thoughts and feelings you don't want? Sport and exercise psychologist, Dr. Simon Marshall and 3-time Xterra world champion, Lesley Paterson join The Nation to help us understand how the brain works and how we can train it to make our training, racing and personal life better. They co-authored the book, "Brave Athlete - Calm the F*ck Down and Rise to the Occasion" You can learn more about their unique coaching paradigm HERE Simon coaches your brain and Lesley coaches...

Duration: 01:18:50


Dr. Phil Maffetone was RIGHT all along!

7/7/2017
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Dr. Phil Maffetone rejoins The Nation to talk about insulin resistance and the addictive properties of sugars. Read his article, "Overfat Pandemic" We also discuss the recent Nike sub 2-hour marathon event and Dr. Phil's "1:59: The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within Reach-Here's How IT Will Go Down, and What it Can Teach All Runners about Training and Racing" Get the Maffetone App HERE Take the 2 Week Test Get a taste of Dr. Maffetone's best articles HERE Phil Maffetone's MUSIC

Duration: 01:17:45

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