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Primal Endurance Podcast

Welcome to The Primal Endurance Podcast, where we challenge the ineffective, overly stressful conventional approach to endurance training and provide a refreshing, sensible, healthy, fun alternative. Going primal frees you from carbohydrate dependency and turns you into a fat burning beast! Enjoy interviews from elite athletes, coaches, authors and scientists on the cutting edge of endurance training and performance.
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May 18, 2018

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air.  While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner that applies to a broad audience. Listen and enjoy learning about the challenges and successes of your endurance peers, and come away with plenty of practical tips to help improve your training and competitive results.

Estelle asks about her plantar fasciitis. Rest doesn't work, why? What can she do?? [00:00:33]  

Mark is using the adjustable desk. Is there any research of endurance athletes with desk jobs benefitting from the standup desk? What can the guy with the desk job do?  [00:06:53] 

What about chest freezer cold water therapy? What is a Hexbar?  [00:18:41] 

Ryan asks: Does it make physiological sense to perform a few sets of relatively heavy squats before my morning run to burn off muscle glycogen and get into ketosis faster for the run? [00:21:44] 

Whit asks: Is the MAF calculation is affected by altitude? What about high altitude training in general? [00:23:40] 

Brad Kearns Daily Routine

Brad Kearns Freezer Therapy

Dr. Kelly Starrett

Rethinking Recovery

Plantar Fasciitis

HexBar

May 11, 2018

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air.  While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner that applies to a broad audience. Listen and enjoy learning about the challenges and successes of your endurance peers, and come away with plenty of practical tips to help improve your training and competitive results.

Andy in Germany asks:  After a history of minor but annoying injuries, I started to train the primal way two years ago and made it to Kona. I keep measuring my heart rate. Now I am wondering what causes a huge difference in my training heart rate and my racing heart rate? [00:01:19] 

Adam wants to know how to regulate his weight gain/loss cycle. What about lactic acid changes in the muscles? [00:12:45] 

Wade is a plays hockey which is an extreme stop and start sport. He asks:  What is the Primal Endurance approach for training for this type of situation?  [00:17:03] 

Emma (60) Does your aerobic base differ for each sport: swimming, biking, and running? [00:22:32] 

What is the reason for breathing only through your nose while training? [00:25:10] 

Can I still incorporate the nose breathing during swimming and bicycling training? [00:28:12] 

Pader is a runner and asks about the P-90X training in conjunction with the primal training. [00:29:02] 

Jonathan asks: Is it possible for an athlete to come back after burnout? [00:31:41] 


May 4, 2018

Brad Kearns tackles more interesting Q&A from Primal Endurance podcast listeners and book readers. Submit your questions at www.primalblueprint.com/endurance and they will get covered on the air.  While the questions relate to the specific needs of the individual, the answers are presented in a manner that applies to a broad audience. Listen and enjoy learning about the challenges and successes of your endurance peers, and come away with plenty of practical tips to help improve your training and competitive results.

Todd (age 33) has Lymes disease and he's had many surgeries but still is a fit specimen. He is now getting ready for a sprint triathlon and is asking about how to prevent burnout. What is the best way for him to train? [00:00:59] 

Paul is new to Primal Endurance life. He went on a 24-hour mountain bike ride. He suffered from GI problems and had to stop the race. He also asks about keeping his heart rate where he wants it to be when he is going uphill on his bike? What does he need to do differently? [00:08:10] 

Sometimes you just have to relax about the competition. [00:15:31] 

What are some suggestions about fueling during race? [00:18:05] 

Warren asks "How do apply the 180 minus age formula to children?" [00:23:44] 

Bradley asks if people would consider refereeing soccer an endurance sport? [00:27:20] 

Bruce has trouble buying into Dr. Maffetone's 180 minus age training formula. [00:30:34] 

Doug asks about the run-walk formula that he is using. [00:32:38] 


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