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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella rejoins The Nation for the twentieth time to take a second look at his new book, “Run For Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy”. Get the book at Two Rivers Treads for free if you buy $130 in […]

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Chadd Wright and Shawn Webber rejoin The Nation to analyze their experiences at inaugural running of The Revenant Ultra Adventure Race in New Zealand in January 2019. You can listen their original podcast, “Training Missions” Visit their log on Facebook

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Candice Burt and Tosh (Brian Chontosh) talk about suffering and this and that Tosh’s 10 minutes Mental Vacation Purposeful training 15/5 rule Broad-based athletic ability Learn more about Crooked Butterfly Podcast and Humans of Ultra Podcast

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Love the Process, Get Faster, Run Longer Ultra Runners and Coaches David and Megan Roche join The Nation to talk about their new book, the Happy Runner. LIVING IN ALL CAPS Embrace the process Why talk about the bad stuff with running? “We don’t give a fudge about your result Chaotic unpredictability and futility of […]

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Ultrarunner, Caleb Simpson joins The Nation to discuss CBD Oil and how it might hold some benefits for you as a runner.  There are many incorrect perceptions and understandings about this cousin to marijuana, but there are some key differences that may get you to consider an experiment of one. Key facts: It is not […]

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PART 3 discussing three more chapters of the great book, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance PART 1 HERE. PART 2 HERE The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research […]

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PART 2.  You can listen to PART 1 HERE. The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research that has been done in recent years that will change the paradigm you may have about endurance. […]

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The evening of the Western States 100 lottery, there are a few lucky few that are preparing their training plan but the majority are left to scan UltraSignUp for a plan B for 2019.  The Nation gathered at the Auburn-based The Aid Station (special virtual guest, AJW) to talk about this iconic race with Race Director, […]

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Ultra Adventurer and leadership coach, Brian Chontosh, aka Tosh, rejoins The Nation to dive into the mental side of endurance sports.  He recently competed in a unique challenge: 24 hours in an enclosed shipping container trying to run as many miles on a Trueform treadmill.  No light, no watch, no data, virtually sensory deprived.  Listen […]

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Returning guest, Chadd Wright joins The Nation with his training partner and teammate Shawn Webber to discuss their “training missions”.  They are preparing to run the inaugural running of The Revenant Ultra Adventure Race in New Zealand in January 2019. You can follow their training missions on Facebook Listen to Chadd’s original podcast, “Readiness Through […]

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We do a lot of power hiking on the trails, but we often neglect our form and biomechanics of walking.  Today, Coach Danny Dreyer rejoins The Nation to help us understand these important biomechanics and teaches us how to improve our walking efficiencies. Danny is the creator of the popular ChiRunning (and ChiWalking). Link to the […]

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SoCal Correspondent, Jimmy Dean Freeman, rejoins The Nation as he and some of his clients are preparing for their A-races in the next few weeks.  We outline 10 things that you can do to sabotage your race and result in DNF.  See how many you have done and keep score! Jimmy’s BLOG on 5 ways to […]

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Ian Sharman, Joe Uhan and Matt Laye return to Trail Runner Nation to discuss some interesting topics including: Ultrarunning is unhealthy Running by time is better than running by distance Hyperberic treatment vs hypoxic treatment Bottle are better than bladders stretching is good for PF Visit College of Idaho with Assistant Professor, Matt Laye Sharman […]

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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella rejoins The Nation to talk about his new book, “Run For Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy”. Get the book at Two Rivers Treads for free if you buy $130 in running gear Here is the link to […]

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Days after the conclusion of the Tor Des Geánts 2018 race, Don sits down with AJW, ECEP, and Scott to talk about this amazing experience. Description of the Tor Course description Community Communication between runners despite the language barrier Trail culture – a tribe without borders Mountain Running vs. trail running DNF – what does […]

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Slow down, take a deep breath, take a cold plunge, and get healthy, fit, and happy! Get over the high-stress, tightly wound approach that often leads to disappointment and burnout. Host Brad Kearns, a New York Times bestselling author, Guinness World Record-holding Speedgolfer, and former #3 world-ranked professional triathlete, offers a lively and sometimes spicy […]

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Don and Scott talk about training for Tour Des Geants.  How Bob Crowley and he have created fun and inspiring training programs & outings that have helped get them in shape for this epic event. Marking courses at Bigfoot – heavy pack and long miles with elevation 24-hours at K2 Colorado 14er altitude test Training […]

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Ultrarunner and Adventurer, Richard Kresser, spends a few minutes with The Nation to talk about the completion of his supported (although mostly self-supported) self-created and human-powered tour of 16 volcano summits in the Northwest U.S.  This Tour de Volcanoes is something Richard has been scheming and planning for years and 2018 became a reality. Richard […]

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Ben and Jerry’s is famous for their creative and unique ice cream flavors.  Today we try to make a correlation between these flavors and Ultrarunning. Cory Reese, aka FastCory, joins 33 Shake co-founder and resident TRN European Corospondent, Warren Pole to either use real Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavors or a made up flavor to […]

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The Yellow Runner is just off her first finish at the grueling 135-mile Badwater Ultra.  This year saw record-breaking heat topping the thermometer at 127 degrees F (53 degrees C)!  Sally discusses: How she heat trained Infrared Saunas Managing heat during the race Crewing and pacing & setting expectations Unique rules of Badwater Do shoes […]

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We didn’t get a guest so we did our own grab bag….ahem….Audio Magazine? Identity-Based habits by James Clear Why Saunas are good for you The Black Dear from Germany:  

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Andy Jones-Wilkins and our Irish lucky charm, Donna Nì Cuarta, join us from Tahoe to plan Fact or Fiction, a fun conversation of common (and not so common) myths related to running, endurance, and health. Andy is in Tahoe participating in a CTS Ultrarunning camp and Donna is acclimating to the area as she prepares to run […]

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“Imagination is more important than knowledge; knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution” – Albert Einstein “Becoming aware of ourselves and our surroundings (near and far) is an important feature of a healthy brain” – Phil Maffetone Phil joins us to talk about why daydreaming is important […]

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Fleet Feet Sacramento recently hosted a trail running camp in Northern California.  We joined over 50 runners to host a live podcast Q&A with Maggie Guterl and Courtney Dauwalter.  Topic were broad but all started with the letter, “H”. Heat/Humidity Head (mental side) Hills Hydration Sponsors of the event: Salomon Nathan Sports UCAN DryMax

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Excerpted from THE PURSUIT OF ENDURANCE: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience by Jennifer Pharr Davis, published April 10, 2018 by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Jennifer Pharr Davis. Chapter Eight: The Science of Endurance Since 2015, Shawn Bearden, professor of exercise … Continue reading "The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience"

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Throughout history, humans have doubted their own abilities. For some reason, we love self-imposed limitations…

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The capacity to endure, from 5K to 240 miles to a relationship is an elusive skill that we search for.   Runner and journalist, Alex Hutchinson, exposes us to research that has been done in recent years that will change the paradigm you may have about endurance.  He explores the relationship of the mental and the […]

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Ultra Adventurer and leadership coach, Brian Chontosh, and his friend TJ Murphy join The Nation for a thought-provoking discussion on endurance events: Sometimes you mind has a mind of its own & can trick you Your mind is always looking for comfort and satisfaction Don’t be reckless Need to find your reason to participate – […]

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Brad Kearns was one of the top professional triathletes for nine years.  During that time, he won 30 titles worldwide including an amazing streak of seven victories in a row.  Brad just returned from the Paleo F(x) conference and chats with The Nation about Balancing of a rigid training plan and listening to your body. Slowing your […]

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Adam Campbell spent the first 17 years of his life on the beaches of Nigeria where he developed his love of the outdoors. He now calls the Canadian Rockies home where he is an environmental & business lawyer. He is also a co-owner of Canada’s largest trail running series. He has competed in, and regularly […]

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THE Ultra Running Girl, Stephanie Case, joins The Nation from Afghanistan a few short days after experiencing the jaws of the 2018 running of the Barkley Marathons. Stephanie has not only run many of the world’s toughest trail ultras, but has extended her comfort zone by living in some very dangerous places in the world […]

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Richard Kresser loves a challenge. One of those has been on his radar for six years.  The Arrowhead 135 is an endurance event held in Minnesota during one of the coldest times of the year.  Temperatures are regularly below zero (Fahrenheit), including a record -42° in 2011.  This does NOT include the wind chill!  This race […]

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Dr. Art Zemach and co-founder of Tailwind Nutrition, Jeff Vierling join The Nation to discuss Nutrition.             We talk about the Macro-nutrients carbohydrates and protein. Types of Carbs – are they all created equally? Does the body need carbs? What about training your body to burn fat? Why proteins? Glycemic […]

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Courtney Dauwalter rejoins The Nation after earning a golden ticket into the 2018 Western States 100.  She has won her last six races and was overall winner at three of those.  She has been the first human to cross the line at 10 of the races she started including a 10 hour buffer between second […]

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Jay Dicharry is a board certified sports clinical specialist and one of America’s leading physical therapists, coach and author of “Anatomy for Runners” and “Run Like an Athlete”,  Jay established his reputation as an expert in biomechanical analysis as Director of the University of Virginia’s SPEED Clinic.  He now resides in Bend, OR where he […]

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Navy SEAL, Chadd Wright joins The Nation to discuss how BUDS training has prepared him to be a better trail and ultra runner. We talk about Setting goals high Tune out the white noise and don’t let obstacles get in the way of you achieving your goals “get through the morning” mentality Mental toughness techniques: […]

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Have you ever worried if/when you will have to stop running?  Have you had a lull in your training regime and want to get back to your running self? Jonathan Beverly, a lifetime runner, photographer, writer and coach teaches us about the 9 keys to lifelong running.  He interviews over 50 runner to find out […]

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If photography had a podium you would find these photographers sharing the space reserved for the elite. We speak with Luis Escobar at http://www.allwedoisrun.com/ Scott Rokis at https://www.scottrokis.com/ Howie Stern at http://www.howiestern.com/ As well as the shared site hosted by Howie and Scott site  http://run200photos.com/   *Scott Warr did not produce the show notes. This explains why […]

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The crew of three recipients of the 200-mile Triple Crown join The Nation to discuss how to take care of your runner in these multi-day events. Sarah & Michael McKnight and Brittnay & Ben Light recount stories from the 2017 triple crown races: Bigfoot 200 Tahoe 200 Moab 240

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2017 was the inaugural year of the mis-named Moab 200, a 238-mile endurance race in the desert of southern Utah.  Along with the 98 gritty people that finished this race, Courtney Dauwalter, stunned observers with a first-place finish…..ahem…..nearly TEN HOURS before the second place finisher!  Fellow finishers, Cameron Hanes and our own Don Freeman (Triple […]

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Why do we put so much emphasis on talent rather than our effort?  In the book Grit:The Power of Passion and Perseverance author, Angela Duckworth helps us understand that EFFORT counts twice as much as talent when trying to achieveing a goal. Talent X Effort = Skill Skill X Effort = Achievement Gu Energy Labs’ VP […]

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In December of 2014, we spoke with Brian MacKenzie, founder of crossfit endurance, ultrarunner and co-author of “Unbreakable Runner, Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong”.  He joined The Nation to talk about how you can train for lifelong healthy and sustainable running by incorporating crossfit endurance training.  The […]

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Why do you run?  In most cases, people talk about the HOW or the WHAT to try and explain this.  When it comes down to it, we need to have a well understood WHY before we can successfully change our behaviors. Over 5 years ago, we read a life-changing book by Simon Sinek, “Start With […]

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Outdoorsman, best-selling author, adventurer and runner, Cameron Hanes joins The Nation to talk about his passions: bow hunting big game around the world and endurance running.  He completed the Bigfoot 200 in 2016 and is a couple weeks away from the start of the inaugural Moab 240 mile endurance run.  He has a unique complimentary […]

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How many times have you been having a great run and then BAM, your stomach goes south?  In this podcast, Warren Pole, from 33 Shake and Brad Kearns, from Primal Endurance, join The Nation to discuss how to minimize stomach problems. Article from TrainRight.com:Stomach issues

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Dr. Steven Gangemi, Sock Doc, teaches us why SLEEP is a very important to your training.  We discuss Why is sleep so important? Do athletes need more sleep? What is good restful sleep? What are some of the factors that keep us from restful sleep? Are stimulants effecting our sleep? Common signs of poor sleep […]

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Are you kidding?  Many of us owe Dean for informing and encouraging us to get into Ultra or Trail Running via his books: UltraMarathon Man – Confessions of An All-Night Runner 50/50: Secrets I Learned Running 50 Marathons in 50 Days – and How You Too Can Achieve Super Endurance! Run! 26.2 Stories of Blisters […]

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A week after the 2017 Bigfoot 200 Endurance Race, we look back at the race from a few different perspectives: Finisher, Don Freeman (finishing in 23rd) Race Director, Candice Burt 200-mile virgin, Bob Crowley – who is registered for the 2017 Tahoe 200!!!!! Crewman, Scott Warr

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Ian Sharman, Joe Uhan and Matt Laye return to Trail Runner Nation to play the Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down game covering these topics: NSAIDS Cryotherapy Whoop – recovery tracker Foam Rolling Visit College of Idaho with Assistant Professor, Matt Laye Sharman Ultra – Endurance Coaching Uhan Performance

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The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) has become one of the world’s most desired races.  Why? This race series lasts from August 28th – September 3rd (2017) and offers many different race distances with breathtaking views. Majo Srnik is running UTMB for the first time and gets advice from 2014 4th-place finisher, Jason Schlarb We talk […]

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