Category | Running Races

The Best One Minute Exercise With No Equipment

Posted on 27 January 2017

Tweet So many questions about what’s the best exercise to perform on the go, having a very limited time, that will use multitude of muscles in a specific movement. There are many to pick from but clearly, the BURPEE must be at the top of the list. With the multitude of versions of the burpees, [Read the Rest...]

What to Take on the Underground Railroad Bike Trail

Posted on 04 May 2016

Tweet If you are considering a backpacking trip, the following supply list might offer some ideas for your trip.  Interestingly, using all the “stuff” I already had or received free from races, sponsors, etc. was used for the trip.  I will camp and you many be interested in a very cool site if you interested in [Read the Rest...]

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Slow Carb Eating – Personal Experiment

Posted on 31 March 2016

Tweet The world of food and diets – Slow Carb, Gluten Free, no “White”, no sugar, Paleo, my question was how would they work for a long distance endurance athlete?   Author, vagabonder, and entrepreneur, Tim Ferris discusses this approach to eating – slow carb in his best selling book the 4-hour body.   He does not [Read the Rest...]

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Top 6 Extreme Mental Training Tips – Ultra Endurance Athletes

Posted on 10 March 2016

Tweet Mental training is a topic that we hear continuously in racing,but it continues to be a “hole” in many training plans.   It’s one thing to talk about mental training and completely different to actually build a mental training plan and practice it DAILY – just like a physical training plan. Here are a few [Read the Rest...]

HIW and HIT Efforts – Intensity leads to Results

Posted on 03 March 2016

Tweet What can you do as an entrepreneur and/or an athlete for results in a shorter period of time? Practice a weekly discipline of High Intensity Work (HIW) and High Intensity Training (HIT). The results of pushing hard in work and in training for short amounts of time will have impact in 3-4 weeks. When [Read the Rest...]

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Learning How to Improvise Will Lead To Endurance Racing Success The Power of DUCT TAPE

Posted on 24 February 2016

Tweet How many times during your racing career have you witnessed complete mental breakdowns, panics, hysteria when something goes wrong with an athlete’s “perfect race plan”.  As we all know, THE LONGER THE RACE, THE MORE THINGS CAN GO WRONG.” I can remember back to races over the years and some great innovative ideas that [Read the Rest...]

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The DECA – Fearless Exploration through 1,406 miles, New Book Highlights

Posted on 10 February 2016

Tweet The DECA Ironman more than any of the 300+ endurance races I have competed has a “mystical draw” again and again.  Finishing 4 DECA’s along with the Triple DECA (9,842 miles overall) has offered so many memories but more importantly, absolute cross-over benefits to my family, my business and helping others. The DECA characteristics [Read the Rest...]

Athletes Mindfulness Practice – Increase Performance For The Next Race

Posted on 03 February 2016

Tweet As athletes, how often do we hear the same old adage, “sport is 90% mental.” I wonder who came up with this statement as its difficult to clearly measure mental vs. physical percentages with respect to a race? For athletes who compete in the longer endurance races, thereis always a requirement of significant mental [Read the Rest...]

What’s Your Return on Investment (ROI) with Your Training Plan?

Posted on 28 January 2016

Tweet How often do you think about your return on investment (ROI) with respect to your training plan and goals? We may know our return on investment from college tuition spend, mutual fund portfolio, non-financial time with a favorite non-profit organization, mentoring a child, but consider evaluating your training plan for your given sport with [Read the Rest...]

Cycling Caps – For Bald and Non-Bald Cyclists

Posted on 20 January 2016

Tweet As you know, I am a bald guy and have had many sun dots over the years on my skull from riding my bike as the small vents and holes on the helmet allow sun to bake the uncovered areas. The challenges I have always experienced with wearing cycling caps (under a helmet) include;comfort [Read the Rest...]