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Fuel your passion for endurance sport and a healthy lifestyle with host Tawnee Prazak, MS, CSCS, at http://www.enduranceplanet.com! This is your go-to podcast for the latest and greatest tips, stories and news in triathlon, ultrarunning, and other endurance sports, as well as cutting-edge informatio…

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    ATC 333: St. George Becomes World Champs, The “Sweet Spot” With Salt (And Why Too Little Isn't Good), Plus: A Quick Gut Health Protocol

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 61:12

    On this episode of Ask The Coaches with Tawnee and Lucho: Intro: Tawnee shares a few cute mis-pronunciations that Cora is saying these days. Lucho shares some innovative ideas and tweaks he’s making to his Ironman training. Sweet spot—how and why it’s useful, works and is ok for seasoned athletes but also making sure you […] The post ATC 333: St. George Becomes World Champs, The “Sweet Spot” With Salt (And Why Too Little Isn't Good), Plus: A Quick Gut Health Protocol first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 29: An Ultra Story Of Minding Menstruation and Health, Plus: Cold Thermogenesis Is It Right For You? (Hint: It's Not For Everyone)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 65:33

    Welcome to episode 29 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Julie’s 50k Debrief Training: Kept her menstrual cycle normal through 5 months of intense training! Ate more overall especially post workout. Took […] The post HPN 29: An Ultra Story Of Minding Menstruation and Health, Plus: Cold Thermogenesis Is It Right For You? (Hint: It's Not For Everyone) first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 332: Those Final Weeks To Nail A Marathon PR, Numbness on the Bike, What Polarized Training Can Offer, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 64:32

      Links and resources mentioned: Current Scientific Evidence for a Polarized Cardiovascular Endurance Training Model Fast Talk Labs podcast VDOT calculator Book – “Saddle, Sore: Ride Comfortably, Ride Happy” by Molly Huddle Trace Minerals on Amazon Women’s bike seats: a pressing matter for competitive female cyclists Hand Numbness While Biking: What to Do Fullscript – […] The post ATC 332: Those Final Weeks To Nail A Marathon PR, Numbness on the Bike, What Polarized Training Can Offer, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Sock Doc 13: Thyroid Health, Part 2 – Hidden Risks, Nutrient Needs, Training Ideas, Self-Care and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 74:29

    On this episode we have The Sock Doc, Dr. Steve Gangemi, joining us. Steve is a natural health care doctor who founded and practices at Systems Health Care, an integrative wellness center in Chapel Hill, NC. Steve is also a longtime endurance athlete and is a wealth of knowledge for athletes looking to optimize wellness. In part 2 of this […] The post Sock Doc 13: Thyroid Health, Part 2 – Hidden Risks, Nutrient Needs, Training Ideas, Self-Care and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 331: Does Lifestyle Affect T More than Increasing Age? Plus: Newbie Triathletes Gettin' The Run Done, and Female Athlete Heart Rate Considerations

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 74:54

    Intro Banter Tawnee and Lucho catch up on their current training—Lucho is in the thick of pursuing his Ironman training with 20 hrs a week of training, still including plenty of strength training, and transitioning out of base training already. Meanwhile Tawnee has cut back to low volume and is switching it up to more focusing […] The post ATC 331: Does Lifestyle Affect T More than Increasing Age? Plus: Newbie Triathletes Gettin' The Run Done, and Female Athlete Heart Rate Considerations first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    MaryBeth Gangemi: Have You Listened To Your Breath Lately? A Guide to Holistic Wellness Via Better Breathing, Natural Movement and More Time Spent Outdoors

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 75:26

      On this episode we welcome MaryBeth Gangemi, who is an expert in holistic health, breathwork, strength training and natural movement. She promotes practical, real world applications of fitness and health for all levels and abilities. MaryBeth lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina, where she and her husband, Steve Gangemi (aka The Sock Doc, who you may […] The post MaryBeth Gangemi: Have You Listened To Your Breath Lately? A Guide to Holistic Wellness Via Better Breathing, Natural Movement and More Time Spent Outdoors first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 330: Sports Drink Rundown, Training Considerations For A Woman's Cycle, Going 80/20 with MAF, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 69:43

        On this episode of Ask the Coaches with Lucho and Tawnee: Joel asks: Down on CarboPRO? Hi guys. Been listening to the podcast for years so thanks for continuing to produce it! I got the impression from the discussion during ATC 328 that you are down on Carbopro. I have no affiliation with […] The post ATC 330: Sports Drink Rundown, Training Considerations For A Woman's Cycle, Going 80/20 with MAF, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 28: Oral Contraceptives Impair Lean Mass Gains, Plus: Deep Dive Into Mental Health and Menstrual Recovery For Athletes, Coaches and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 63:40

      Welcome to episode 28 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro All things summer & healthy balance Julie and Tawnee life updates, with Julie’s approach to healthy 50k training (more sleep, […] The post HPN 28: Oral Contraceptives Impair Lean Mass Gains, Plus: Deep Dive Into Mental Health and Menstrual Recovery For Athletes, Coaches and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 329: Surprise Guest Joins, Plus: MAF vs. HIIT For Health-Based Fitness, Side Sports While Endurance Training, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 73:39

      Intro: On this special episode of Ask the Coaches, Tawnee and Lucho are joined by former EP editor and co-host, Brock Armstrong. Brock shares about his new podcast and wellness program, and helps the crew answer this week’s questions. The crew also chats about mental health and motivation, asking Lucho some questions about his […] The post ATC 329: Surprise Guest Joins, Plus: MAF vs. HIIT For Health-Based Fitness, Side Sports While Endurance Training, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Sock Doc 12: Thyroid Health, Part 1 – The What, How and Why of Thyroid Problems, Testing, Medications and The Impact of Thyroid on Health and Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2021 75:14

    On this episode we have The Sock Doc, Dr. Steve Gangemi, joining us. Steve is a natural health care doctor who founded and practices at Systems Health Care, an integrative wellness center in Chapel Hill, NC. Steve is also a longtime endurance athlete and is a wealth of knowledge for athletes looking to optimize wellness. In this 2-part series we […] The post Sock Doc 12: Thyroid Health, Part 1 – The What, How and Why of Thyroid Problems, Testing, Medications and The Impact of Thyroid on Health and Performance first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 328: The One Where Lucho Returns To Ironman Racing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 55:30

      On this special edition of Ask the Coaches we hear all about Lucho’s decision to sign up for Ironman St. George in 2022, his first full Ironman-distance race in over a decade! Tawnee in Lucho go into great detail about how Lucho plans to train with being mindful of a healthier approach than he […] The post ATC 328: The One Where Lucho Returns To Ironman Racing first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 27: Coming Off The Pill and Supporting Your Natural Cycle (For Athletes), The Best Time To Eat Iron-Rich Foods With What To Avoid For Better Absorption

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 87:18

    Welcome to episode 27 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Part 1: Training & Life Updates From Julie & Tawnee Tawnee shares how and why she paused her ultra-endurance goals to better manage […] The post HPN 27: Coming Off The Pill and Supporting Your Natural Cycle (For Athletes), The Best Time To Eat Iron-Rich Foods With What To Avoid For Better Absorption first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 327: Understanding Hypertrophy for Endurance Athletes (Why Gains Are Difficult But Not Impossible), Plus: Marathon PR Plan, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 72:52

        Kev asks: Marathon PR – aiming to get to that next level Hi team! 1st off thanks again for the show! Always look forward to hear it on my long runs! My question is as there are very few races currently in the UK, my only proper race this year is Manchester marathon […] The post ATC 327: Understanding Hypertrophy for Endurance Athletes (Why Gains Are Difficult But Not Impossible), Plus: Marathon PR Plan, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Katie Zaferes: How To Fuel A Female Triathlete, According To A World Champion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 38:49

    On this special episode, host Tawnee Gibson recently had the opportunity to catch up with professional triathlete Katie Zaferes who is an Olympian, WTS world champion, Super League champion and UCAN athlete. A video version of this interview aired on UCAN’s FB page, which you can watch here. On this episode: Katie talks about living in a […] The post Katie Zaferes: How To Fuel A Female Triathlete, According To A World Champion first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 326: Running 14ers – Training, Nutrition and Altitude Advice, Uphill Racing Tactics, And Resuming Swimming Post-Shutdowns

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 68:06

    On this episode: Peter asks: Advice for running the 14ers: Hey guys, Love the podcast!!! I am training to run/hike all the 14ers in colorado this august in under 30 days. I am planning on doing a ton of MAF pace running and then lots of steep hiking at MAF pace as well. I’m currently […] The post ATC 326: Running 14ers – Training, Nutrition and Altitude Advice, Uphill Racing Tactics, And Resuming Swimming Post-Shutdowns first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 26: Julie Goes Carnivore, Real Talk On Within-Day Energy Deficits, Plus a New Study Shows Avocados Favorably Alter Gut Microbiota

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 78:05

      Welcome to episode 26 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Part 1: Coffee talk: Julie and Tawnee chat about mushroom elixirs and coffees that feature special blends of adaptogens like Four Sigmatic […] The post HPN 26: Julie Goes Carnivore, Real Talk On Within-Day Energy Deficits, Plus a New Study Shows Avocados Favorably Alter Gut Microbiota first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 325: Zwift Racing Tactics, Indoor vs Outdoor Power Differences, and Crosstraining and Fueling for Ultrarunning

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 79:22

    On this episode: Ryan & Steph ask: Combining short-duration critical power with Ironman long-haul training  Let’s say you now have 17 months to prepare for your 2020 ironman distance race (Roth–due to covid we will now be racing it in 2022, along with doing a cycling tour in France after the full-distance tri). As far […] The post ATC 325: Zwift Racing Tactics, Indoor vs Outdoor Power Differences, and Crosstraining and Fueling for Ultrarunning first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    6 Empowering Mantras and Lessons For 2021: Featuring Megan Flanagan of Strong Runner Chicks

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 76:27

    Megan Flanagan of Strong Runner Chicks joins host Tawnee Gibson for a special collaboration episode featuring some of their top empowering mantras and tips for a more successful 2021 and beyond. Megan is a former collegiate runner turned competitive trail, ultra, and OCR runner. She works in the healthcare industry alongside being a certified running […] The post 6 Empowering Mantras and Lessons For 2021: Featuring Megan Flanagan of Strong Runner Chicks first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 25: Spring Seasonal Eating Guide, Plus In Depth on The Science of Cravings and Creative Ways to Alleviate Stress

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 92:40

    sponsor image=”http://www.enduranceplanet.com/wp-content/uploads/UCAN-logo-rev-nutrition.jpg”]This episode is brought to you by the UCAN Company. UCAN is powered by SuperStarch, the fat-burning fuel of choice for metabolically efficient endurance athletes and health enthusiasts. UCAN now has a few new flavors of energy bars for you to try—salted peanut butter, chocolate almond butter and cherry almond—and new energy powders enhanced […] The post HPN 25: Spring Seasonal Eating Guide, Plus In Depth on The Science of Cravings and Creative Ways to Alleviate Stress first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 324: Recovery Intervals – How Much Rest Do You Need? And More on The Science and Art of Rest Sets and Avoiding Common Mistakes

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 62:44

    On this episode: Matt asks: Recovery intervals – what difference do they make in performance gains for endurance athletes? Hi! I’d love to hear more on the science of recovery intervals and why they matter so much (some say they matter even more than the work interval). What does “full recovery” mean? What difference to […] The post ATC 324: Recovery Intervals – How Much Rest Do You Need? And More on The Science and Art of Rest Sets and Avoiding Common Mistakes first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Dr. Phil Maffetone 26: Self-Care During Uncertain Times, ‘Risk’ vs Reward of Wearables, Plus: Phil’s Daily Habits for Wellbeing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 72:28

    On this episode with Dr. Phil Maffetone: Getting strong the ‘slow weights’ way Phil’s new book on strength training: Get Strong (released Nov 2020) Why endurance athletes might reconsider 2-3x a week of heavy and/or intense strength training workouts mixed into their program How and what kind of strength training can inhibit aerobic fitness, and […] The post Dr. Phil Maffetone 26: Self-Care During Uncertain Times, ‘Risk’ vs Reward of Wearables, Plus: Phil’s Daily Habits for Wellbeing first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 323: Get Those Glutes Firing, The Single Most Important ‘Rule’ To Success with High Volume MAF Training, Low Libido Problems, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2021 69:02

    Introduction Tawnee recommends listening to this podcast with Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself (help support the podcast by using this link!) Previous episode mentioned: ATC 315: Preconception and Postpartum Fitness Guidance, and ‘Rapid Fire’ With Lucho: Altitude Masks, Run Power Meters, and More! Peter asks: “Get those glutes […] The post ATC 323: Get Those Glutes Firing, The Single Most Important ‘Rule’ To Success with High Volume MAF Training, Low Libido Problems, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 24: GI Stool Tests vs. Endoscopy/Colonoscopy, PPI Risks, Sports Nutrition for IBD/Colitis, and New Study Shows Eggs With Yolk Out Perform Egg Whites Only

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2021 80:55

    Welcome to episode 24 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Introduction New study: Randomized control trail – “Whole Egg Vs. Egg White Ingestion During 12 weeks of Resistance Training in Trained Young Males” […] The post HPN 24: GI Stool Tests vs. Endoscopy/Colonoscopy, PPI Risks, Sports Nutrition for IBD/Colitis, and New Study Shows Eggs With Yolk Out Perform Egg Whites Only first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 322: Proper Pushups and Shoulder Health, Longest Brick Before Ironman (Also- Brick Options and Timing), Plus: Combining BQ Hopes With 140.6 Training

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 77:06

    Introduction Previous episode mentioned: HPN 23: Recovered From Amenorrhea? How to Maintain Hormones, Why It’s Important To Keep Your Period, and Mindfully Monitoring The Phases of Your Cycle with Complementary Training and Fueling Practices; Plus – Inside Tawnee’s Recent Bloodwork! Pushups, form & shoulder health We’ve had a lot of people write in about doing […] The post ATC 322: Proper Pushups and Shoulder Health, Longest Brick Before Ironman (Also- Brick Options and Timing), Plus: Combining BQ Hopes With 140.6 Training first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Sock Doc 11: Is Adrenal Fatigue a Myth or Misnomer? A Deep Look At What’s Really Going on To Get You Relief

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2020 74:13

    Welcome back to another episode featuring Dr. Steve Gangemi, aka The Sock Doc. Steve is a holistic alternative health care doctor who runs a practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Learn more about his practice at drgangemi.com and visit his many resources at sock-doc.com. On this episode: The Sock Doc wears Xero Shoes for his […] The post Sock Doc 11: Is Adrenal Fatigue a Myth or Misnomer? A Deep Look At What's Really Going on To Get You Relief first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 321: Core Conditioning After Kids, Nutrition and Pace Planning For Run Relays, and Periodizing for MTB Stage Races and Run PRs

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 67:21

    Maggie asks: Mom of 4, Need help with core! Hi guys, I recently started listening to your podcast the past couple weeks after I signed up for an Ironman 70.3.  I’ve always been fairly athletic but I’ve been busy with having babies and my career.  My kids are currently 10,8,4 and 2 and I had […] The post ATC 321: Core Conditioning After Kids, Nutrition and Pace Planning For Run Relays, and Periodizing for MTB Stage Races and Run PRs first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 23: Recovered From Amenorrhea? How To Maintain Healthy Hormones, Why It’s Important To Keep Your Period, and Mindfully Monitoring The Phases of Your Cycle with Complementary Training and Fueling Practices; Plus – Inside Tawnee’s Recent Bloodwork!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2020 89:00

    Welcome to episode 23 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro: Tawnee & Julie discuss Tawnee’s recent InsideTracker blood test with her InnerAge 2.0 results – a brief analysis of findings by Tawnee […] The post HPN 23: Recovered From Amenorrhea? How To Maintain Healthy Hormones, Why It's Important To Keep Your Period, and Mindfully Monitoring The Phases of Your Cycle with Complementary Training and Fueling Practices; Plus - Inside Tawnee's Recent Bloodwork! first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 320: How Much Mg To Reduce Soreness? Plus: Extreme Cold Weather Training Tips (and Cautions), and Feeling Burnt Out Yet Motivated

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2020 58:53

    Study mention (followup to ATC 319): Effects of Magnesium Supplementation on Muscle Soreness and Performance “In this double-blind study, subjects were matched to a treatment group (Mg) (n 5 11) or a placebo (Pla) (n 5 11) group based off-dietary recall analyses. Subjects in the Mg group consumed 350 mg·d21 (total of 10 days) of […] The post ATC 320: How Much Mg To Reduce Soreness? Plus: Extreme Cold Weather Training Tips (and Cautions), and Feeling Burnt Out Yet Motivated first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 22: The Rise of Health & Nutrition Coaching — An Inside Look at Our Process and Tips for Coach-Client Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2020 69:17

    Welcome to episode 22 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro: Tawnee and family are in Montana; podcasting live with Julie! It’s great to be able to share a run with a friend. If […] The post HPN 22: The Rise of Health & Nutrition Coaching -- An Inside Look at Our Process and Tips for Coach-Client Success first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 319: Practical Ways To Recover Better (Especially For Masters Athletes), How To Know How Fat Adapted You Are, and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2020 64:59

    On this episode: Anonymous asks: Are you fat-adapted? I’m a new listener. How does someone know if they are fat-adapted? I’m in my mid-40s and started running two years ago. I’ve done a few half marathons and have maintained a good base by running 20-25 miles a week. Long runs are around 10 miles. I’ve […] The post ATC 319: Practical Ways To Recover Better (Especially For Masters Athletes), How To Know How Fat Adapted You Are, and More! first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    HPN 21: Fall Seasonal Food Guide (Try These 5!), Plus: The Latest Publications on Vegan Diets, Bone Density and Iron Deficiency for Female Athletes

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2020 64:22

    Welcome to episode 21 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro: Julie went on a solo backpacking trip! The calorie-dense foods that she eats during a trip like this include: Annie’s Macaroni and Cheese […] The post HPN 21: Fall Seasonal Food Guide (Try These 5!), Plus: The Latest Publications on Vegan Diets, Bone Density and Iron Deficiency for Female Athletes first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    ATC 318: The Link Between Libido and Intensity, ‘Mistakes’ That Could Sabotage Runs, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2020 68:28

    Intro: Our heart goes out to all the communities impacted by the forest fires in California. A quick follow-up to ATC’s 317: The 3-Minute Burpee Test (discussed after the rapid fire questions) Rapid Fire Questions for Lucho: What are your top book recommendations and/or best books you’ve recently read? (Does not have to be about […] The post ATC 318: The Link Between Libido and Intensity, 'Mistakes' That Could Sabotage Runs, and More first appeared on Endurance Planet.

    Lawrence Van Lingen: Discover Your Inner Ability – Run Better, Move Better, Breathe Better, Feel Better

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2020 67:13

    We are joined by Lawrence van Lingen, originally from South Africa and current resident of Laguna Beach, CA. Lawrence is a movement specialist and specializes in structural integration; he has helped thousands of runners to overcome injuries, transcend athletic achievement and be healthier—from amateur athletes to seasoned professionals at the top level of endurance sport. He is […]

    ATC 317: The 3-Minute Burpee Test- How Do You Score? Plus: New Data on Physical Activity’s Role In All-Cause Mortality, Tips to Deal With Extreme Heat & Humidity, and Speed Talk With Lucho

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2020 71:29

    Intro Tawnee and her family have started full-time vanlife. See more of the journey and the “why now?” on her Instagram account. And don’t forget: Lucho’s on IG now too! Study Discussion #1  International Standards for the 3-Minute Burpee Test: High- Intensity Motor Performance What the Coaches say: This study aimed to develop international standards […]

    HPN 20: Can a Low-Lectin Diet Help Heal Autoimmunity? Plus: Probiotics to Increase Nutrient Absorption and Creatine For Plant-Based Diets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2020 78:24

    Intro Julie’s followup on her plant-based experiment, with outcomes of the 30 days and her plans going forward. Study Discussion Benefits of Creatine Supplementation for Vegetarians Compared to Omnivorous Athletes: A Systematic Review “Creatine supplementation in vegetarians increased total creatine, creatine, and phosphocreatine concentrations in vastus lateralis and gastrocnemius muscle, plasma, and red blood cells, […]

    ATC 316: Do Vasectomies Affect Performance? (Lucho Shares His Experience) Plus: Coffee Talk and Programming Effective Recovery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2020 73:53

    Announcements: Browse our gear enduranceplanet.com/gear – new athletic t-shirts that are super nice, beanies, visors and variety of baby and children’s clothing. And our shop page: enduranceplanet.com/shop – Check out new products and classic favorites! Lucho Rapid Fires: Where did you get the nickname Lucho? Last name used to be Luchinski. Somewhere around 2004, a cycling […]

    Sock Doc 10: $@#% That Pain in the Knee! How To Heal Your IT Band Syndrome, Chondromalacia Patella and ‘Runner’s Knee’ Issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2020 68:26

    Welcome back to another episode featuring Dr. Steve Gangemi, aka The Sock Doc. Steve is a holistic alternative health care doctor who runs a practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Learn more about his practice at drgangemi.com and visit his many resources at sock-doc.com. We’ve included some of his articles and videos that pertain to […]

    ATC 315: Preconception and Postpartum Fitness Guidance, and ‘Rapid Fire’ With Lucho: Altitude Masks, Run Power Meters, and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2020 75:28

    Announcements Check out our fabulous EP Gear at enduranceplanet.com/gear – we have fresh, new athletic T-shirts that are comfy and breathable, beanies, visors and variety of baby and children’s clothing. Also head over to our Shop page where we have some updated offers for you guys, including the wonderful products by Mt. Capra who have top-of-the-line […]

    HPN 19: Potato Purée vs. Sports Gels Put To The Test, ‘Cleaning Up’ A Poopy Problem, and Cultivating A Healthy Mindset For A Healthier Body

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2020 69:19

    Welcome to episode 19 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. Intro Julie shares with us a bit about her journey with chilblains, and her experiment with a 30-day vegan diet. You may follow Julie along in […]

    ATC 314: Top Workouts to Improve Threshold, How To Structure a Base Phase, and Finding A Compatible Coach

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2020 54:22

    Intro Discussion Dopamine and screen time: learn more from Lucho on his Twitch. Tips on how to guide your child’s athleticism and development. Josh asks: Programming a triathlon base phase Hi, I am 38 years old and venturing into being self-coached with a little more structure rather than following random plans. I’m doing this as […]

    Carrie Cheadle: Injuries and Setbacks Suck, Leveling Up Our Mental State Can Help Us Rebound From Tough Times And Be Hardier Athletes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2020 60:45

    Carrie Cheadle is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant and author. She’s also been on Endurance Planet twice before, click here for her past appearances. Her most recent book, Rebound, is the topic of this episode and takes you through the mental training that complements healing from injury. And not just injury–the tools Carries presents transcend […]

    ATC 313: The Overtraining-Oxidative Stress Connection, A 30% Rule For Running–What Is It and Who Should Follow It, And Why Now The Time To Focus On Those Weaknesses

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2020 75:11

    Intro A fun challenge because why not: How close can you get to running 10k on the dot without looking at your GPS or watch? The rules are: NO well-known routes, it must include hills and of course you can not have a stopwatch or a map! Cover your watch. Press start and run until […]

    HPN 18: Summer’s Best–Food As Medicine With These 5 Seasonal Picks, Plus: Gut Healing After Antibiotics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2020 65:50

    Welcome to episode 18 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Seasonal Eating Guide – Summer: Raspberries Resistant starch source, along with other berries too! Berry Polyphenols Inhibit α-Amylase in Vitro: Identifying Active Components in […]

    ATC 312: How 4-Second Sprints Can Transform Health (And Prevent You From Sitting For Too Long), Getting Back To Exercise as PLAY, Building a Smart Weekly Schedule, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2020 71:35

    Intro Discussion: Covid & Movement via Garmin Article from Garmin about health trends since COVID Steps decreased 12% in April But workout activity steps increase 24% People exercising more to offset less movement? Epidemiological studies indicate that most American adults sit for a least 10 hours a day  Prolonged sitting leads to increased risks for […]

    Sock Doc 9: Mastering Melatonin and Sleep (Without Supplementing), Being Weary of CBD, Hypermobile Athletes and the Estrogen Connection, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2020 65:08

    Dr. Steve Gangemi, aka The Sock Doc, is back on to discuss sleep habits, supplementing, CBD, and more. Steve is a holistic alternative health care doctor who runs a practice in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Learn more about his practice at drgangemi.com and visit his many resources at sock-doc.com. On this episode: Do you have […]

    Dr. Phil Maffetone 25: Steps To Naturally Overcome Seasonal Allergies, Social Distancing From Sugar, and More

    Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2020 71:17

    We are back with Dr. Phil Maffetone to discuss some of his new published articles and help you get to the bottom of your seasonal allergies. Topics discussed: Phil Maffetone and Paul Laursen: Maximum Aerobic Function: Clinical Relevance, Physiological Underpinnings, and Practical Application Phil Maffetone and Paul Laursen: The Perfect Storm: Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic Meets […]

    HPN 17: Don’t Let Runner’s Diarrhea Ruin Your Mojo, Plus: Carb Periodization vs. Chronic LCHF and Managing ‘Calorie Quality’ For High Energy Needs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2020 72:22

    Welcome to episode 17 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Intro: Julie is using this book: Training for the Uphill Athlete for her 50k training plan. Sarah asks: Managing caloric intake Hey all, […]

    ATC 311: Badass Bricks, Data Anxiety, Training For Life vs. A Race, The ‘1/5 Rule’ For Bike-Run Balance, and More!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2020 69:14

    Chris Kelly & Julian Abel: Coming Together in the Coronavirus Era

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2020 79:01


    Navigating through the coronavirus era with compassion and success is the theme for this episode. Our guests today are Dr. Julian Abel, of Compassionate Communities, who recently joined us for a podcast on social connections and their benefit for health, performance and longevity. Well ironically this show debuted right before the COVID19 pandemic unfolded, and […]


    ATC 310: Strength Training Makes Sense For Endurance Athletes So Why Do So Many Plans Lack It? Plus: What the ‘Drop Off’ In MAF Pace Means, And Learning When You Should Call It Quits On A Workout

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2020 79:11

    Announcements Lucho is LiveStreaming on Twitch. You can contact him there and ask any questions. Tawnee is making a weekly EP Zwift ride! Follow EP on Instagram for more details. Andrew asks: Daily Double and MAF Drop-off Hey guys, I recently started listening to your show and am really loving it. I’m a physical therapist […]

    HPN 16: Dialing in Diet For MAF Training, What An Average Day of Healthy Fat Intake Looks Like, And Troubleshooting Stalled Weight Loss in An Ironman Athlete

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 17, 2020 68:28

    Welcome to episode 16 of Holistic Performance Nutrition (HPN) featuring Tawnee Gibson, MS, CSCS, CISSN, and Julie McCloskey, a certified holistic nutrition coach who you can find over at wildandwell.fit. On this episode: Jaquelyn asks: Diet Approach while MAF Training Hey Tawnee! I’ve loved the podcast for many many years. I’m a long distance triathlete […]

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