teamE4E 171: ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS | ROOT CAUSES | KAREN AND ROB TALK BIKES BIKES BIKES (PART 1)

February 18, 2019
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Joh talks about the importance of knowing the root reason why you do the things you do and the reason you should be honest about why you want the things you say you want. The Rob and Karen Stone talk about riding bikes for a reason other than competition and planning for a ride vs a competition. 

The show kind of ends abruptly because there will be a PART 2 to Rob and Karen's discussion on the next show.

teamE4E 170: DON’T DREAM IT BE IT | THE BOZOVICH FILES | PETE D’AMICO

February 2, 2019
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A lot coming at you in this show. John starts off with his usual deep dive into his psyche, which is fun for all I am sure, but then Rob comes back for two portions. He gives us a rundown of where he is right now and what he has been up to, then he is joined by good friend of the show Pete D'Amico from the Fatman Chronicles podcast to talk about Pete's training for his FIRST marathon (that Rob will be doing with him). 

As usual, please join us on the Facebook page, Twitter, and Instagram (search for @teamE4E) and make sure to check out Pete and his wife Gretchen over at Fatman Chronicles (on podbean as well).

teamE4E 169: WHAT DO YOU WANT? | 8020 RULE | EXERCISING THE 5 BY 5 AT HOME

January 22, 2019
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Episode 169 starts out a bit philosophical with an actual bible verse (wait ... what??) but it does lead to something, a discussion about what the 80/20 rule is in business and how it applies to training, and then a short talk on using a 5x5 method with body weight and how to determine how much "weight" you are actually lifting in a push-up and air squat.

Big difference between a 2-hour show and this one, but the points get across I think ;-)

teamE4E 168: IT JUST DOESN’T MATTER | ANDREW WEAVER | THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

January 14, 2019
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My old podcasting partner Andrew Weaver joins me tonight for a long show on his history with Endurance Sports, when and how it came off the rails, and his recent successes with diet, nutrition, and coming back into events slowly and with a better sense of purpose.

We slid right back into how it was in the past. For people new to the show, Andrew and I started this podcast over 5 years ago as "Ironman Year One". The evolved into "BAck of Pack Endurance" and then Andrew decided to leave it to me, so it became Endurance for Everyone.

Yes, that means you have Andrew to blame for unleashing me to the public.

We go back through Andrew's story, his past successes and challenges, and how he rediscovered his health and the outstanding progress he has been making.

It's a LONG one, but I think you will enjoy it.

 

teamE4E 167: ATTACK OF THE RESOLUTIONISTS | FACING FEAR | SPARTAN VIRTUES

December 31, 2018
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Happy New Year to the teamE4E family and listeners. We couldn't let the fact that New Year's fell on podcasts day stop the show, so here is one to get the year started right.

  • Your familiar and safe gym has been overrun with the "Resolutionsists", so how do you deal with it?
  • Facing a new year with new challenges ahead.
  • Spartan Virtues and how they relate to life, business, and training.

I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable 2019!!

teamE4E 166: CLOTHING AND THE BIG GUY | US MASTERS SWIMMING | FINDING SELF

December 24, 2018
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It's a FESTIVUS MIRACLE! A Christmas Eve show for those of you running tomorrow and needing something to keep you company. John is still on his own but offers up some tidbits for the holiday season:

  • How can Running Shorts both go up and down on you at the same time? The plight of the heavy guy running.
  • Joining US Masters Swimming
  • The Senior Games, and Am I Really Old Enough for This Now?
  • Finding Self
  • F.O.C.U.S.

Happy Holidays from Endurance for Everyone, and a safe and fit New Year!

teamE4E 165: REINTRODUCTION | THE GREAT EQUALIZER | RACING A BIRD | FIXING YOUR FEET

December 16, 2018
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John is back with a solo show, and that normally means a short one, to try to get back on schedule. Not one to be able to talk for an hour, these are a collection of short "thoughts" on subjects ranging from:

  • Reintroducing to the audience
  • The Great Equalizer
  • It Takes More Than Fitness
  • Racing a Bird
  • Dressing Up For Training and Racing
  • Fixing Your Feet

Thoughts and comments are welcomed as long as they are constructive :-)

 

teamE4E 164: WHAT MAKES YOU CHOOSE AN ULTRA DISTANCE? | FATMAN CHRONICLES | ADIEU ROBERTO

November 18, 2018
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Weeeeee'reeeeeeee Baaaack

John is joined with Rob and Pete for a dual teamE4E and Fatman Chronicles Episode talking about the recent forays into trail and ultra racing by Pete and Rob, with the common denominator in both being Karen Clarke. Discussion about the races themselves, the culture, how we choose these distances, and what is the driver that moves us toward them.

teamE4E 163: FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN RACE RECAP with ROB and KAREN

November 10, 2018
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Because we could not wait until December 3rd for a race recap, especially Rob's first Ultra Run, he sat down with co-runner Karen Stone to provide us with a race recap and some insights along the trail. Sounded like it was a great experience, so let us know what you think and maybe next year we can get a bigger contingent up there representing teamE4E (or, if you're game, join John at The Endurance Society's Infinitus in June).

teamE4E 162: CHICAGO RECAP | HIATUS ANNOUNCEMENT

October 15, 2018
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This episode might be a surprise to some, especially those in the Facebook group. As we mentioned in the group, the show is going on a little hiatus until December 3rd. I have been doing this show in various versions non-stop for 4 years and it's time to take a break, recharge the creative juices, and come back stronger (we have actually started brainstorming on new show ideas). But that doesn't mean that if the move strikes either Rob or me we won't just record something and put it out. Because, you know, sometimes we just have to TALK.

In the meantime, Rob recorded a race recap from the Chicago Marathon which I am certain everyone wants to hear. Race Recaps tend to be well-received.

We will be back!

John and Rob

 

teamE4E 161: MOTIVATION, DEPRESSION and THE SPIRAL with MEGHAN COLLINS-FANNING

October 8, 2018
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Meghan has always been John's "go-to" person when dealing with motivation issues, and today's show is no different. Coach Meghan and Friend Meghan become one as they talk about;

  • the difference between lack of motivation and depression
  • how you should never mistake depression and lack of motivation for laziness
  • the "spiral" example (John Green)
  • the paralyzation of feeling Overwhelmed, and
  • the one thing about "pain"
  • Plus some thoughts on watching athletes you coach do well in their key races

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teamE4E 160: A MARATHON TRAINING DIARY

October 1, 2018
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John opens the show with some thoughts on coaching, and specifically coaching Rob the last couple of years, before Rob takes over and gives us an insight as he trained through the last few months preparing for Chicago and beyond. It's a nice inside view, and we hope you enjoy the journey.

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teamE4E 159: RUNNING with SERENA SCOTT THOMAS

September 24, 2018
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The guys are joined this week by the "illustrative" Serena Scott Thomas to talk about her journey from a "non-sporty" type in her youth, to modeling, acting, James Bond, and to Chi Running. If that wasn't enough, she deals with Vinnie Tortorich on a daily basis and is the producer of the upcoming documentary "FAT".

teamE4E 158: SURVEY RESULTS | TRIATHLON CYCLING | TO BRICK OR NOT TO BRICK | TRI RUNNING

September 17, 2018
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We are ending the month experiments early due to audience feedback, but to end the triathlon subject the show covers both cycling, brick training, and running. A three for one deal!

The show starts off with a review of the recent audience survey posted to the facebook group with the guys offering their perspectives on what they agreed with, and what they did not agree with, and how the show will be affected by the great input received.

 

teamE4E 157: TRI SEPTEMBER and ALL THINGS SWIMMING with BRIAN LYTLE

September 10, 2018
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Continuing TRI SEPTEMBER this week as Brian joins Rob IN THE STUDIO (a first for this show) to talk about swimming, and specifically swimming for a triathlon.

teamE4E 156: TRI SEPTEMBER with VANESSA SNYDER PART 2

September 6, 2018
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As promised, Rob got Vanessa Snyder back on the line to finish out the episode she started in 155. Thi is more geared toward her Lake Placid Ironman Race and how she prepared. Loads of good information once more.

teamE4E 155: TRI SEPTEMBER with VANESSA SNYDER

September 3, 2018
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Group member and Coach Vanessa Snyder kicks off TRI SEPTEMBER, sitting down and talking to long-time friend Rob about her past athletic endeavors and her transition to triathlon.

As a forewarning, this was/is meant to be a two-parter so it ends kind of abruptly. Hopefully, we can corral VS and get the remainder of the show completed at some point.

teamE4E 154: ULTRA AUGUST WRAP UP with JOHN and ROB

August 27, 2018
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Well, that was a fun month exploring the sport of ultrarunning with Karen Clarke, Meaghan Collins Fanning, Chris Valenti, and Sean Meehan. Lots of valuable lessons from all of them. John and Rob try to encapsulate what we heard over the course of the four episodes, but to get a more in-depth listen, make sure to check out the full episodes.

On to Tri September!!

teamE4E 153: ULTRA AUGUST with SEAN MEEHAN

August 23, 2018
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Old home month continues with another visit from one of our ultra-runners, closing out ULTRA AUGUST in style. Sean Meehan sits down with Rob to talk about the subjects we brought up with the last three guests and to get his take on those subjects. Sean is a coach working with Meghan Collins Fanning at ZenduranceNow and is an accomplished ultra-runner in his own right.

teamE4E 152: ULTRA AUGUST with CHRIS VALENTI

August 20, 2018
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Not many people are as badass as Chris Valenti, so he joins us in our ULTRA AUGUST shows to talk about his history in the sport, from humble beginnings to running across three states, and dealing with that moment when you have to decide enough is enough, to the reason why racing ultra is like spreading peanut butter on Wonder Bread.

teamE4E 151: ULTRA AUGUST with KAREN CLARKE

August 16, 2018
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Karen joins the three-timer club, this time as the second guest for ULTRA AUGUST. Her unique perspective on this sport and her first-hand knowledge on dealing with roadblocks in your life will help even the most experienced athlete and shows us how to remember what is important. 

teamE4E 150: ULTRA AUGUST with MEGHAN COLLINS FANNING

August 13, 2018
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Longtime fan and contributor to what we are doing here at teamE4E, Meghan joins us once more as our first guest in ULTRA AUGUST to talk about her history in this sport, the Infinitus race, and why she loves Fritos!

ZenDurance Now Coaching can be found here: http://www.zendurancenow.com/

INTRODUCTION TO ULTRA AUGUST

August 9, 2018
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Rob took some time out and recorded a short introduction to the plans for ULTRA AUGUST and what we are looking at doing in the next few months. An Information-based quickie that is sure to delight and entertain you. 

teamE4E 149: ULTRA AUGUST with KEVIN SPRADLIN and FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

August 6, 2018
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As part of ULTRA AUGUST the race director for FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN, Mr. Kevin Spradlin. Kevin talks with Rob about his race history and about the race and the location.

A great start to ULTRA AUGUST. More great shows to come this month.

Fire on the mountain can be signed up for by going to https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=43001

teamE4E 148: TRAINING TALES | FOOT ISSUES | BEING UNCOMFORTABLE

July 30, 2018
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This is one of the shows where Rob and John went in with really no clear idea about what to talk about, yet still manage to fill a good 45:00 or so with tales from their recent training week, dealing with a foot issue, and how weight can just make training uncomfortable.

 

 

teamE4E 147: THE HEAT IS ON | IS TRAINING IN THE HEAT BAD FOR YOU? | TIPS FOR THE HEAT | ROB RANT

July 23, 2018
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This week the guys tackle the issue of training in the heat. With the temperatures soaring all over, how do you get through training days when the gauge hit 90-100? And if it is that hot, is it good for you to train in it at all?

Science might surprise you ... 

Rob then goes over some tips to handle the heat beyond the normal "drink more water" mantra, then both Rob and John talk about taking what you find on the Google Machine, especially things that magically appear at the top of search inquiries, with a grain of salt.

Be intelligent consumers, everyone ... 

teamE4E 146: POWER LOSS LEAVES JOHN OUT

July 17, 2018
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Annnnnddddd ....just as we were going to hit record john lost power and left Rob to fend for himself. But he's up to the task (and John snuck a message in just before posting ... ya know ... so ya won't miss him).

teamE4E 145: LOSING MOTIVATION | LACK OF ACCOUNTABILITY | A TALE OF THREE SHOES

July 2, 2018
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Down the long and winding road the guys go this week, delving into the ever-present issue of gaining, keeping, and losing motivation, and how accountability (or lack thereof). Then Rob follows up on his recent Facebook group posting about his shoes and when it is time to replace them. 

teamE4E 144: DAM TRI RECAP | PEAK FITNESS and TRAINING PEAKS MEASUREMENTS | FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN

June 25, 2018
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The guys are back this week with Rob joining the show from the Finger Lakes, relaxing by an outdoor firepit, surrounded by S'mores and Ninja's.

Topics this week include:

  • The Dam Tri Race Recap
  • Bad case of the "Eff Its" and is it related to a paring down of the race schedule in 2018
  • What measurements like TSS, CTL, ATL, and TSB mean in TrainingPeaks and how to use them
  • Fire On The Mountain 50K ... the first official teamE4E group race?

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teamE4E 143: SETTING UP A SPRINT TRANSITION

June 24, 2018
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In the second part of Rob's sprint series today he explains his transition set up for the Dam Tri

teamE4E 142: WHAT’S IN ROB’S SPRINT BAG

June 24, 2018
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Rob gives us a couple of sprints today centered around his race this week.

First up; what's in his Sprint Bag?

teamE4E 141: STRETCHING | STRETCHING | MORE STRETCHING

June 20, 2018
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Can you tell what the show is about this week?

Prompted by a listener question, the guys delve into the world of stretching and get into the different types, if they really dp prevent injury, and can it increase performance.

This is a touchy topic with people, John and Rob come at the subject from both a personal view AND from a science-based view.

 

teamE4E 140: ROB SPRINT | MEETING GOALS BY ACCIDENT

June 18, 2018
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Rob goes solo on a longer sprint episode, recapping the last few shows and giving some clarity to what he was thinking in Episode 135 ("Identity Crisis"). He then ties it to some goals he "inadvertently" met and how he may need to redefine them, as the victories were not what he thought they would be.  

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teamE4E 139: ULTRARUNNING 101 with KAREN CLARKE

June 11, 2018
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Rob is away on a fishing trip with his family in the wilds of Canada, so Karen Clarke sits in with John to discuss the joys of Ultrarunning. Karen has been at it a few years and John is still relatively new, so with questions being raised by listeners they look at what exactly an Ultramarathon is, how to get started, how to train for one, and what to expect when you are out there in the wilderness with just a Gamin and Camelback to get you home.

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teamE4E 138: ROB SPRINT | TRAIL ADVOCACY (PART 2)

June 8, 2018
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Rob concludes his 2 parter with advocacy for the trails

teamE4E 137: ROB SPRINT | TRAIL STORIES (PART 1)

June 7, 2018
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Rob starts a two-part sprint on some stories from the trails

teamE4E 136: ROB SPRINT | FIND A TRAIL AND RUN

June 6, 2018
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Rob talks about getting out there while on vacation and doing what you need to do

teamE4E 135: IDENTITY CRISIS | CHANGING GOALS | LET IT GO

June 4, 2018
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As it does to most of us at some point, Rob is having a bit of an identity crisis this year. As lives change, training changes, due to demands on time by work, life, family, so how do you change with it and still maintain the identity you have clung to for so many years? Sometimes it's just a matter of letting things go and realizing that you are not a Triathlete, or a Runner, or anything of the sort; you are an Endurance Athlete at your heart.

teamE4E 134: JOHN SPRINT | COACHING PHILOSOPHIES

June 2, 2018
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Every coach has a guiding set of principles and beliefs that they have developed through training, both their own and the "book learnin'" received as part of the certification process. But when what is taught in a class clashes with what experience has taught, what do you do?

teamE4E 133: JOHN SPRINT | OLD THINKING

June 1, 2018
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John has some thoughts on running and training in the morning vs. at night and why we cling to old thiking when it comes to many of our training habits.