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The Runners Zone

Oct 4, 2019

In this episode, Chris sits down with Jay Dicharry. Jay is a physical therapist based out of Bend, Oregon. Check out his full bio at

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Sep 11, 2019

On this episode, Chris interviews Ty Mangum a Seattle-based exercise physiologist and coach. They cover a slew of topics including: 

  • The 80/20 rule
  • assessing fitness
  • racing to train vs PR
  • Zone training
  • HR training
  • How recovery days look different for everyone
  • Altitude Training
  • Autoregulatory Training

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Aug 15, 2019

In this episode, Nathan and Chris discuss how they program strength training for their athletes during the competitive season. They discuss how they change exercise selection, set/reps schemes, and how they adjust based on each athlete's training schedule. 

Jul 23, 2019

In this episode, Nathan and Chris discuss the recent paper by Matijevich et al discussing ground reaction forces and their role in running injuries. 


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Jun 7, 2019

In this episode, Chris and Nathan discuss how they prioritze training for runners and triathletes during the summer months. They discuss important considerations for athletes finishing up spring racing as well as fostering communication between athlete that have other coaches working with them.