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Training by Feel

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.wasabisys.com/lukehumphreyrunning/media/TrainingbyFeel_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIt is interesting how our experiences shape our philosophy over time. My earliest example was when I started running cross country in high school. I ran track in junior high but wasn’t bothered with […]

Training Plans

Maybe you have followed the plans from the book, but want to change things up. Maybe you want to train for a different race, like a 5k or a 50 miler! Well, I have been writing plans since 2006 using the HMM philosophy. Over the years, I have tweaked to meet individual needs. Over time, […]

Training Consultations

Many of you have found LHR through one of my books chronicling the Hansons Marathon Method and use the programs described in the book. There is also a lot of guidance in those books and so serve as an entry into the training philosophy. There isn’t a need for personal coaching (yet), but what if […]

Commitment

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/commitment-110220.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThe definition of commitment is “the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.” Whether it is running your first marathon with the goal of just making it to the finish […]

Workout Variables: Strength Recovery Jogs

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/strengthrecovery.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLast week we discussed recovery repeats for speed workouts. If you missed that post, you can see HERE. This week I want to discuss the next group of repeats in the marathon training- the […]

Workout Variables: Recovery Jogs

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/SpeedRecovery-110220.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLast week I wrote about big data and what it told us about training for the mid-packer. I also chimed in about how I felt the HMM style of marathon training fit in. The […]

A look at the “Big Data”

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/BigData.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreOk, so I have to admit that I was awfully intrigued with Amby Burfoot’s new article for Podium Runner. I was very curious to see what insights there’d be into the world of marathon […]

Adjusting Early Season Paces

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/earlyseasonpaces.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHow many times have you set your time goal, thought it looked kinda scary, but still doable? Yeah, me too. Now, how about when you started the training plan and that first workout at […]

Hiring a coach: Pros and Cons

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/hiringacoach_1602007953328.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIs having a coach worth it? The answer is, drumroll please, it depends! Believe it or not, ability is not a prerequisite for myself, or any of my other coaches to work with you. […]

Why aren’t my easy days feeling easy?

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/easydaysarehard.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreMore specifically, the question was, “Once well into the plan do your easy runs truly feel easy?” This was asked by one of our Facebook group members and I believe that he was hinting […]

Iron levels and runners

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/ironandrunners.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreA little while ago, I posted a quick podcast on the role of carbohydrate and overtraining. When training hard by volume, intensity, or both, the lack of carbohydrates has a direct relationship with performance […]

High carbohydrate intake and overtraining

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/HighCHOovertraining.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreToday I discuss an article from mysportscience.com and how even two weeks of hard training with low carbohydrate intake can be detrimental to performance and feelings of well being. A common scenario that I […]