Entries by Luke Humphrey

Nutrition: Diet Definitions

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/dietdefinitions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLast time, we talked about macronutrients and the importance for balance in general health as well as performance. I hope that’s what everyone took out of it, at least. At the end of the […]

Nutrition Basics: Macronutrients

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Glass City Recap

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/glasscity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreI ran CIM in the beginning of December and then took some time off. I was going through a lot of life changes so for the first time in a long time, running took […]

Marathon Tempos: 2019 Update

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Marathon Long Run Part 2

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/LongRunsPart2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLast time, we talked about long runs that were more simple, but not any less easy. This week, we will expand on those foundational types of long runs and into more race specific long […]

Marathon Long Runs: Part 1

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/LongrunsPart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThe marathon long run should seemingly be simple, right? Just go out and run a long way because our race is going to be over 26 miles! In its simplest form, yes, that’s about […]

Increasing mileage: the 10% rule?

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/10_percentage_Rule.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreI recently received an email from a runner who just bought my book Hansons First Marathon and was very concerned that the book didn’t follow the 10% “rule.” I know a lot of coaches, […]

First Marathon Series Part 7: Race Day

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About Us

In 2006 I began coaching athletes online as a way to supplement my income (and put my master’s degree in exercise science to work) as I continued to pursue my own running career. Since then, myself and our coaches have been a part of thousands of personal bests from the 5k through the marathon, hundreds […]

First Marathon Series Part 6: The Taper

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/episode6.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreAhh, you’ve made it through the training and now it is time to cash out the fitness account that you’ve been depositing into nearly every day for weeks. This should be a time to […]

First Marathon Series Part 5: Understanding Marathon Fatigue

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/Epsiode5marathonfatigue.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWhen you run a race like a 5k, or even just doing speedwork, the discomfort is very acute. The lungs are burning and the level of discomfort is visceral. It’s not very pleasant, but […]

First Marathon Series: Part 4

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/HFMepisode4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreNow you have a philosophy in place and a plan to follow. Let the fun begin! As you get started, it can seem daunting, especially if you are a newer runner. You may seem […]