1 Listener Q & A with Angie and Athena2018-11-12 19:33:16
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2 Heart Rate Training and More with Dr. Phil Maffetone2018-11-02 01:31:15
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3 Interview with Dr. Mark Cucuzzella, Run for Your Life!2018-10-21 01:46:34
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4 The Loch Ness Marathon in Scotland2018-10-13 03:34:41
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5 Episode 26.2! How Has Marathon Training Changed You?2018-10-02 02:09:45
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6 The Jungfrau Marathon, “The Most Beautiful Marathon in the World!”2018-09-21 23:00:17
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7 If Life is a Marathon, Here Are the Rules!2018-09-10 08:09:57
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8 How to Go From Couch to Marathon2018-09-01 02:11:19
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9 [Part 2] Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure + Juneau Marathon Recap2018-08-23 05:18:33
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10 Angie and Trev’s Most Excellent Summer Adventure2018-08-16 03:50:39
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11 Interview with the Indomitable Jenn Shelton2018-08-01 05:47:42
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12 Yoga for Runners, Interview with Sage Rountree2018-07-24 05:47:37
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13 Interview with Scott Jurek2018-07-10 22:35:07
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14 Race Recap: The Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota2018-07-01 05:52:33
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15 Strength Training for Runners, Interview with Jason Fitzgerald2018-06-21 05:42:22
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16 Interview with Deena Kastor -Let Your Mind Run2018-06-11 05:41:40
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17 How to Avoid Overtraining as a Long Distance Runner2018-05-31 03:22:38
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How to Avoid Overtraining as a Long Distance Runner

In this episode we speak with Dr. Ben Shatto about overtraining -which is a leading cause of injury and burnout in long distance runners. And in this episode’s quick tip, Angie answers a listener question about how Boston qualifying times work. Overtraining There aren’t a lot of books focused specifically on overtraining but this is something that runners of all levels can suffer from if they’re not careful. “Overtraining is the biggest problem incurred by runners who lack the experience or discipline to cope with their own enthusiasm.” Marty Liquori It can be tough to decide what is the normal and necessary fatigue from training opposed to what is the start of overtraining. There isn’t a one size fits all criteria and you really have to evaluate other factors in your life since training isn’t the only stress that we have. Things like sleep, nutrition, job, family, volunteer activities, illness, water intake, anxiety level and much more can affect how we’re recovering from training. Coach Joe Vigil said, “There is no such thing as overtraining, only under-resting.” We are excited to have Dr. Ben Shatto on the podcast to answer questions on this important topic. He just authored a book called Preventing and Treating Overtraining Syndrome. Dr. Ben Shatto Dr. Ben Shatto, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS is a physical therapist who specializes in managing orthopedic conditions and strength and conditioning. Ben has been running since 2005. He is co-creator of the Resilient Runner Program for Prevention and Self-Treatment of Injury. Some of the questions we cover include: What are the differences (if any) between the concepts of overreaching, staleness, burnout and under-recovery? How prevalent is overtraining in the context of endurance running? Are there any physiological markers that can point to overtraining? Are the risks of injury and illness higher in a runner who is over-trained? What are some of the risk factors for overtraining? How can runners take a balanced approach to their training to see improvements and reach their potential but not over-train? “I have felt sluggish even when I’m not running or cross training. I’ve just revisited the “how to tell if you’re overtraining” information and I’m still wondering how to tell the difference between a bad week and what is the start of as yet unidentified overtraining. As a newly conscious runner it is hard to interpret what my body is trying to tell me no matter how hard I listen.” Lyndi I’m a first time marathoner and I try to strength train my upper body twice each week and my lower body twice each week in addition to my running. My running never makes my muscles sore, but I find after training my lower body I can be sore for 1-2 days after. My question is: is it okay to train the same muscles again if they are still sore? Tianna Also Mentioned in This Episode Dr. Ben Shatto’s website: www.thephysicaltherapyadvisor.com SteadyMD an online service that pairs you with an online primary care doctor who is also a runner. NuNee– a revolutionary new product designed to prevent and relieve that dreaded knee pain. Available today at NuNeeShop.com. Use code MTA30 for a 30% discount. Boston Marathon cut off times article. The Resilient Runner course for running injury prevention and self-treatment. Post sponsor: Find the best shorts as a runner. The post How to Avoid Overtraining as a Long Distance Runner appeared first on Marathon Training Academy. …read more

18 Race Recap: The Pittsburgh Marathon2018-05-22 20:11:55
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19 Interview with Laura Vanderkam, Time Management Expert2018-05-10 14:47:21
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20 Race Recap: Rhode Races Newport Marathon + What I’ve Learned from 10 Years of Running Marathons2018-05-01 02:24:17
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