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How to be a Runner - Jeff Knight

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Release Date: 07/18/2018

Auto-Pausing Workouts - Implications for Data & Psychology show art Auto-Pausing Workouts - Implications for Data & Psychology

Consummate Athlete Podcast

This week's podcast Q&A tackles the topic of AUTO-PAUSE on bike computers and run watches. We explore what auto-pausing is, why it might seem appealing, and the reasons you should consider not using it. We also read some responses to our recent post on the topic to help understand some of the questions and issues with auto-pause. You'll learn about the impact of auto-pausing on your workout data and the importance of recording elapsed time. Additionally, we touch on the psychology behind using auto-pause, what it could mean for your workouts, and how it might affect your long-term...

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Fueling, RED-S & Weight Management for Athletes with Lindsey Cortes RD show art Fueling, RED-S & Weight Management for Athletes with Lindsey Cortes RD

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In this episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, Molly Hurford chats with sports dietitian Lindsey Cortes. We explore the staggering statistic that up to 45% of female athletes engage in some form of disordered eating. We discuss the reasons behind this, how it happens, and the signs and symptoms of Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S). Lindsay shares insights on the biggest dietary pitfalls athletes face, not just during exercise but throughout the day. We also learn that RED-S can also affect athletes who aren't underweight, offering a broader perspective on this condition. ...

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Marginal Gains for Masters show art Marginal Gains for Masters

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Today we discuss whether chasing small gains in performance (i.e. marginal gains) make sense for busy masters athletes. From altitude to supplements and heat training to recovery modalities like cold and compression.  Join Peter and Molly as they   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store. This ready to go plans are available to start whenever you are and provide a valuable and proven workouts to guide you to your goal...

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Why am I Failing Workouts? + Should I Look at Heart Rate in a Race? show art Why am I Failing Workouts? + Should I Look at Heart Rate in a Race?

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Today, Molly and Peter tackle two insightful listener questions on the Consummate Athlete podcast. First, they delve into the topic of failed workouts and how we might misinterpret success in endurance sports training. Then, they look at a second question about which metrics are worth monitoring (or ignoring) during a race to optimize performance. This episode will help you gain a deeper understanding of endurance training and racing strategies.   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This...

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Do You Have to Do Your Race Distance in Training? show art Do You Have to Do Your Race Distance in Training?

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Join Peter and Molly as they discuss the common question of how much you need to train to be ready for an endurance race. Do you need to complete the race distance or duration, or both! Or can you get by with shorter rides, that might allow more frequency or quality training?  This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training Peaks Store. This ready to go plans are available to start whenever you are and provide a valuable and proven workouts to...

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Heat Adaptation for Exercise Performance - Dr. Stephen Cheung Returns! show art Heat Adaptation for Exercise Performance - Dr. Stephen Cheung Returns!

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Explore the latest insights on heat adaptation and exercise performance with expert Dr. Stephen Cheung. Discover how heat adaptation impacts human performance and how it can benefit endurance training for masters athletes. Gain valuable knowledge from a recent meta-analysis and practical strategies to optimize your training so that you can perform better in hot enviroments.        This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by...

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Can You Train for Cycling Outside? show art Can You Train for Cycling Outside?

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This week, we discuss a common question Peter often receives, that might surprise you! Although cycling typically takes place outdoors, many athletes now start to train for cycling while indoors on smart trainers. Some even begin cycling indoors before considering taking their cycling outdoors for training and competition. This shift outdoors can lead to challenges when transitioning into a more variable enviroment. Join us as we explore how cyclists maintain structured training  for cycling outdoors while still enjoying the simple pleasure of riding a bike!  This Episode is brought...

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Can You Be Fit for 2 Different Types of Races? show art Can You Be Fit for 2 Different Types of Races?

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In this episode, we discuss a listener's question about training for two different types of bike races, like Gravel and Mountain bike, within a single season. We explore how your pst race experience, goals for each event and current training status can influence your approach to this challenge. Additionally, we draw from our personal experiences balancing multiple disciplines simultaneously.   This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is brought to you by , available in the Training...

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Down Bad, Crying at the Gym - Spring Blahs & Low Motivation show art Down Bad, Crying at the Gym - Spring Blahs & Low Motivation

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In this episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, we dive into the challenges many athletes face with low motivation, burnout, or what we like to call the 'spring blahs.' As you prepare for early races and navigate through varying weather conditions, including continued indoor riding and messy outdoor conditions, we explore mindset strategies, common errors in fueling, setting realistic expectations, effective goal setting, and essential preparation and equipment options to safeguard your performance. Tune in for valuable insights and practical tips to overcome these challenges and thrive in...

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An Athlete's Journey Through Knee Pain - Mackenzie Myatt show art An Athlete's Journey Through Knee Pain - Mackenzie Myatt

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Join us for a special bonus episode of the Consummate Athlete Podcast, where Author, Poet and Elite Racer Mackenzie Myatt shares her recent experience with knee pain and some poetry about the experience! Check out her her recent book with Strong Girl Publishing, 'In Defense of Big Dreams'. Don't miss this inspiring conversation filled with valuable insights into resilience, perseverance, and the pursuit of big dreams in sport and life! This Episode is brought to you by AG1- – to receive your bonus of a free 1-year supply of Vitamin D and 5 Free Travel Packs   This Episode is...

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Jeff Knight is a Lead Exercise Scientist for Under Armour; where he works to improve health and fitness through smarter exercise and technology. Previously he worked as a run coach for runners at every level (grade-school to professional athletes) but specialized in coaching adult, redactional runners.
 
 
 
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