Entries by Luke Humphrey

Late Marathon Fade (but not hitting the wall)

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/critical_pace.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThis past weekend’s marathon mayhem (The first sub 2 hour marathoner and a new world record in the women’s marathon) provided a perfect opportunity to answer a question some posed to me some time […]

Nitric Oxide and Running Performance

Nitric Oxide? It makes me think of pushing a button on my car dashboard for a little boost! However, NO is an important neurotransmitter important for nerve signaling, nerve signaling, tissue turnover, and blood vessel dilation   Seems like most research focuses on the dilation part and exercise as a performance enhancer via delivery of oxygen […]

Road to Indy: Training up to 10/6/19

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/indytraningtilOctober6th.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreMonday 9/16 and 9/17 Two days of 12 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon. Did get strides in on Monday! Wednesday 9/18 Long 24 miles in 2:22:40 (5:57/mile) Now, before people go, […]

My last attempt at a 4th Olympic Marathon Trials

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/IndyPreSeason.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIt always surprises me when people are interested in my training as I feel like it is pretty mundane. Even more so, I am now a middle aged man with a business to run, […]

More Nutrition: Eating to Body Type

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/bodytypenutrition.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWe have talked about body type before at LHR, mainly as a determinant of what type of runner you are. However, as we have expanded our conversation  into nutrition, body type has come back […]

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

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/nutritionmacros.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreI have gotten into my fair share of “discussions” regarding nutrition. As a coach and a simple observer, I could see that certain fads were just not healthy in the long term. I couldn’t […]

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

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/s3.amazonaws.com/hansonscoaching/media/tempos.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More In 2018, I did a podcast on tempo runs, and it really discusses how Marathon pace should feel. That post is still relevant and will be unless our physiology drastically change. If you […]

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, […]