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#59 — Strength Training for Endurance, Chris Peden

Strength training enhances exercise economy, anaerobic capacity, lactate threshold, maximal strength, maximal speed and endurance, while also reducing the rate of fatigue. Isn’t that a cyclists ultimate wish-list?”

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#59 -- Strength Training for Endurance, Chris Peden
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#51 — The AFib Cure Co-Author, Dr John Day

Long time, competitive endurance athletes show a higher risks of AFib, which is a marker of premature aging. The faster you solve AFib, the better your long-term outcome. Ablation technologies have come a long way….success rates of 80-90% can be expected

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#51 -- The AFib Cure Co-Author, Dr John Day
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Bonus: Slaying Myths & Adapting to Nasal Breathing

This is a shortened version of Episode 50 (1.5 hours long)….I cut out the good and left the great parts of the story from George Dallam, PhD on nasal breathing for health and performance.

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Bonus: Slaying Myths & Adapting to Nasal Breathing
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#50 — The Science of Better Breathing with George Dallam, PhD

Nasal breathing is not a trick or hack to get an unnatural advantage.  Nasal breathing is the designed in way to breathe properly.  Not nasal breathing causes problems which can be undone by starting to nasal breathe.
Dr. Dallam says, “One simple rule:  breath through nose all the time, or as much as possible.”

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#50 -- The Science of Better Breathing with George Dallam, PhD
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#46 — Forestalling Age with Fitness with Dr. Stephen Black

Be sure to listen in as Stephen explains his philosophy of proactively addressing imbalances, deficiencies, and poor movement patterns to help older athletes become healthier and stronger while having fun. We go through the process Stephen follows with his clients to provide personalized training and nutritional plans to help them get to where they want to go from wherever they are, and he reviews some basic interventions that tend to apply to most people.

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#46 -- Forestalling Age with Fitness with Dr. Stephen Black
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#44 – Chris Schwenker, PT, Virtual Cycling’s Biggest Fan

Indoor Virtual Cycling is the evolution of our great sport. Listen to Chris Schwenker, P.T., virtual cycling’s biggest fan and publisher of Zommunique talk about how he uses and promotes virtual cycling to find fun, camaraderie, fitness and more.

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#44 - Chris Schwenker, PT, Virtual Cycling's Biggest Fan
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#43 – Yoga for Cyclists with Hunter Allen

Hunter was looking for a solution to undo some of that tension he had put into his body by riding so much for so long. Hunter found that yoga helped him to build muscles that were more supple…not just chiseled and ripped but also flexible and resilient

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#43 - Yoga for Cyclists with Hunter Allen
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#41 – How to Combine Strength & Cycling Training to get Faster on the Bike — Menachem Brodie

Menachem Brodie tells us how to use year-round strength training to get faster on the bike.

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#41 - How to Combine Strength & Cycling Training to get Faster on the Bike -- Menachem Brodie
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#29 – Dr. Seiler on Athletic Performance Longevity

I asked Dr. Seiler to join me on Wise Athletes to discuss his research and speculate about how older athletes can keep the machinery healthy for performance today while also doing the right things for athletic longevity, which is more than just healthspan.

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#29 - Dr. Seiler on Athletic Performance Longevity
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#18 – The Art of Training with Power for Masters Cyclists

Training with power to be stronger on a bike, and leveraging camaraderie to sustain long-term passion and success in athletics.

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#18 - The Art of Training with Power for Masters Cyclists
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