Entries by Luke Humphrey

Runners and Supplements

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Special: Boston Plans and Group Training

With Boston 2.0 on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about what life might look like in phase 2 and 3 of our exit from quarantine. I recognize that it’s still not certain that Boston will be a go, so I am offering substantial discounts on our Boston plans and our second 2020 attempt […]

How fast do we lose fitness?

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Mental Toughness: Putting our attention on where we focus

https://media.blubrry.com/hansonscoaching/p/hansonscoaching.s3.amazonaws.com/media/mentaltoughness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIt’s no doubt that being “mentally tough” is something that can improve your performance, but the way I hear runners discuss, it feels like it is something that you either have or you don’t. […]

Kids need to burn some energy? Two follow along workouts!

If you are like the Humphrey family, you have now entered the world of homeschooling! In Michigan, schools are shut down until April 12th. However, my teacher friends are telling me that there is little chance of the year being finished out. Either way, your kids need to move. You need to move! Coach Nikki […]

20 Minute Endurance Athlete Workout

Working remotely? Gym closed? That fitness ain’t gonna gain itself! Coach Nikki offers you a 20 minute workout you can do anywhere with little to know equipment!   20 Minute Workout for Endurance Athletes    Coach Nikki is the strength coach for LHR. If you’d like to see some of the programs she offers, […]

Virtual Race Updates

Just wanted to thank everyone has registered for our virtual race. Since my original post, we have had some updates to post! We have added 5k and 10k options You can register for multiple events. So you can do the 5k and 10k, 10k and half marathon, or whatever combo you want. There is a […]

Spring Race Cancellation: Preparing for the fall

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Was your race cancelled? We might be able to help.

What’s interesting is they I coach people in China and in Italy, so they are really feeling the pressure. Luckily they are ok and my athlete in China is actually seeing life start to return to normal. For us in the United States, things got REAL this week. Races, high school sports, professional sports, concerts, […]

RED-S: What it is and why it’s important

RED-S or relative energy deficiency syndrome is an evolution from the female athlete triad syndrome. This is good because energy deficiency isn’t just a problem for women. In my experience, men are just as likely to have issues with diet as women are. On top of that, the effects of consuming too little or offsetting […]

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 | More This 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 […]