Trail Runner Nation

Jimmy Dean Freeman and Sally McRae join The Nation to answer random questions from call in Nation Members.

Enjoy this fun and entertaining podcast on your holiday run!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to The Nation!

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

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Direct download: Call_In_Show_.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:59pm CST

Hal Koerner is a champion ultrarunner, shoe store owner, coach, race director, and movie star

Hal joins The Nation to talk about

See The Long Haul Trailer #1 & Trailer #2

Read Mike Wolfe’s account of their FKT record HERE

Visit Rogue Valley Runners

Check out some of Hal’s races:

Pine to Palm

Lithia Loop

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Hal_K_.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 3:32am CST

Brian MacKenzie, founder of crossfit endurance, ultrarunner and co-author of "Unbreakable Runner, Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong" with T.J. Murphy

joins The Nation to talk about how you can train for lifelong healthy and sustainable running by incorporating crossfit endurance training.  The main principles include

  • Develop correct and efficient running skills
  • Build running endurance without injury
  • Build functional strength, conditioning and mobility
  • Focus on nutrition

Get the book HERE

Brian's other book, " Power Speed ENDURANCE: A Skill-Based Approach to Endurance Training"

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Brian_McKenzie_is_Unbreakable.m4a
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:44am CST

Dr. Phil Maffetone joins TRN to talk about his new

book, "1:59:The Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Is Within

Reach—Here’s How It Will Go Down, and What It Can

Teach All Runners about

Although 90% of us are not going to be in contention of running that fast, each of us has our own “1:59”: getting in better shape, finishing a ½ marathon, running without injury for a long time, breaking a 24-hour 100-miler, etc.

Dr. Phil explains that there are small improvements that we can make that will allow us to attain our ultimate goals.

Get the book HERE

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: PHIL_runs_1.59.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:14pm CST

Dr. Steve Gangemi (aka the sock doc) joins TRN

for grab bag Drop Bag

Topics include:

  • Weirdest thing you have seen on the trail
  • Importance of rest
  • Mitochondrial Bio-genesis
  • Perfume / Cologne debate
  • Consistency in training
  • Do you have the C & D?
  • Foam Rolling

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: SOCK_grabin__bag.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:37pm CST

Ultrarunner of the year, Rob Krar, drops in to discuss

  • How he got started
  • How to juggle training and racing with a demanding job and family
  • His training philosophy and how it has changed
  • Plans for the future
  • His beard, of course!

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Krar_Nov_6.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 4:03pm CST

Sports nutrition for endurance athletes has changed in the last 20 years. What you need to Know.

  • What new theories have been discovered?
  • Has nutrient timing changed?
  • Have our bodies changed?
  • Has training and racing nutrition changed?
  • Are all sugars created equal?  Which is best for me? When?
  • "Train Low, Race High" philosophy

Check out this book: Unbreakable Runner: Unleash the Power of Strength & Conditioning for a Lifetime of Running Strong

Previous Podcasts with Sunny:

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PARTNERS OF THE NATION

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Sunny_10.30.14.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 9:35am CST

Veteran ultrarunner, Monica Moore, joins The Nation with her coach, Seth Kotelnicki to explain how she trained for the recent Pine to Palm 100 in an nontraditional way.  Seth Kotelnicki is the owner of The Ranch Athletics.  His training method develops mental and physical endurance by concentrating on:

  1. Perfect efficient running form (i.e. The Pose Method)
  2. Strong core and intense, regular power lifting
  3. Regular moderate-length training runs

Find out more about Coach Seth, his gym and training methods on

Facebook        Twitter        Instagram      YouTube

Check out links of our CoHosts, Sally McRae and Billy Yang

 

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out (Valid in the USA only)

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: seth_and_monica_.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:17pm CST

Ian Torrence has been a busy guy this summer participating in 9 races thus far - and winning 3 of them!  He joins us to talk about his recent race, Stagecoach 100, that he directed and had to cancel due to weather threats.  Ian then opens the TRN grab bag for a lively discussion on surprise topics.

You can tap into Ian's coaching skills at McMillan Running

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get 20% off your purchase of INJINJI socks and wearbles by typing in the coupon code "TRNation" at check out.

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Ian_Drop_Bag.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:39pm CST

Geoff Roes is one of the best ultra trail runners to participate in this sport.  He has won many races and set course record on many of the most difficult 100-mile races in the United States including:

He was captured in the JB Benna film, Unbreakable, when he pulled off one of the greatest athletic come backs of all time!

Geoff elaborates on his recent article he wrote in Ultrarunning Magazine.  He began having severe symptoms affecting nearly every system of his body and how he has tirelessly struggled to understand the cause and remedy.  Although still not sure why or how this came upon him, he has come to peace with the joy of running and taking each day by day.

Check out Geoff's Alaska Running Camp

Take the Tailwind Challenge at: Tailwind Nutrition   

Check out the cool head TORCHES made for trail running at Petzl

Get $5 off your first purchase at HARRYS by using the promo code "TRN" at check out.

Direct download: Geoff_Roes_Runs_.mp3
Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 5:43pm CST