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Life is a Marathon - Matt Fitzgerald

Consummate Athlete Podcast

Release Date: 04/10/2019

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This episode discusses the danger of paying too much attention to things like TSS, CTL, and weight, especially in the short term. We discuss how/why to use zones. We check in on New Year's Resolutions and goals. 

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Kendra Allenby is a cartoonist living in New York who loves a good thru-hike. Most recently, she did a solo hike of the Continental Divide Trail. 

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We discuss a recent Twitter conversation when motivation decreases and how recording a Session RPE (How hard was that workout?) can unlock better performance, enjoyment, and understanding in your training.

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Alexandra Coates is a retired ITU elite triathlete, a triathlon coach, and a Ph.D. candidate in exercise physiology. She returns to discuss Overtraining vs. Underfueling, body-image vs. athletic goals, and adequate carbs might interact with energy availability. 

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Healthy holidays, Goal Setting tips, values, dealing with uncertainty, and, of course, resolutions on this week's episode. 

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Writer Matt Fitzgerald returns to the show to discuss his Memoir, 'Life is A Marathon'. Set around 8 marathon races where we meet runners for whom running serves different purposes. The more personal aspect of the book is Matt's own relationship to the sport--and how it helped him overcome his own struggles and cope with his wife Nataki's severe bipolar disorder.  
 
Life is a Marathon: A Memoir of Love and Endurance is available now--https://amzn.to/2FIrULK
 
  
 
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