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Ben Greenfield talks a little about his prep for 70.3 Worlds in Vegas and answers your questions on Brewers yeast, nutritional yeast, why one would be heavier after a long run, hazy feeling after long workouts, more on vitamins/supplements with amino acids that won’t make you feel ill, and more.

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Lucho joins to answer your questions on whether a guy should enter an women’s half marathon, doing a 60k and marathon on back-to-back days, pacing for downhill portions of a marathon, workouts to increase FTP on the bike  (as well as how to find FTP, measuring progress, how it applies to running, LT relationship, etc.), bonking on bricks, HR or pace for interval work, more speedwork but slower race/TT times, and more.

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Dr. David Minkoff joins to answer your questions on kidney disease and using MAP for protein, more on acid reflux, and bone marrow donations.

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Ultrarunning: Advancing to 100 Milers from 50

This is a brief outline of some of the more important things to consider both during preparation and the event itself.

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Ben Greenfield joins the show to answer your questions on possible causes and solutions for nausea after a long run, tweaking macronutrients on the day to day depending on the volume and intensity of training, should you drink/use water from boiled veggies (and more on cooking veggies and how that affects nutrients), eating before a “dawn patrol” run, magnesium for better sleep and stools, chelated vs. malate vitamins, and more.

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Ultrarunning: Difference between Marathons and 50 Milers

If you happen to be at a crossroads and don’t know which of the two types of races to pursue this year, or if you actually plan to do both, it might be helpful to first step back and examine the factors involved.

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Professional triathlete Jordan Rapp joins the show to talk about his fifth Ironman victory at Ironman New York, including his thoughts on the race, as well as his decision to race the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, this year. Hear Rapp’s thoughts on his season, which also included a win at IM Texas, and his plans for Kona.

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Ultrarunning: 50 Miler Training Tips

Ideas on how to train for a race of such considerable distance

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A special “Ask the Ultrarunner” with Lucho where he gets personal about his race experience at the Leadville 100 Trail Run, as well as his overall victory in the Leadman Race Series. He answers your questions on the Leadville 100, including details on his nutrition, pacing, the highs and lows, his pacer, grabbing the Leadman win and more.

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Ultrarunning: Pointers for the Ultramarathon Beginner

This is a brief outline of important considerations that will help your beginning efforts in ultra running.