Category | Training

The Best Weight Lift – The Deadlift

Posted on 06 October 2016

Tweet With all the various total body workouts: cross fit, plyometric, body weight only, and strength routines, the one lifting exercise that offers it all is the deadlift. The deadlift works every muscle from the head to the toes. If you want an exercise to help back pain, which can come from weak glutes, then [Read the Rest...]

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Bike Trainer Product Review Wahoo Kickr Snap

Posted on 07 April 2016

Tweet Don’t’ sweat the small stuff, the famous quote and list of books made popular by Richard Carlson, PhD many years ago.   Recently, I was preparing for a big time trial test on the indoor trainer and definitely did not start off as expected.   In addition to rollers, I have used a Computrainer for the [Read the Rest...]

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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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2016 LSD (not the drug!) Long Steady Distance and HIT Training

Posted on 06 January 2016

Tweet January for most athletes is the base building phase, no longer called off-season training.  It’s funny how the words change and base building just sounds better in the mind vs.“off-season training”.   As we all know the common Long Steady Distance (LSD) training component is the main workout session for the early season. It has [Read the Rest...]

10,000 hours – not necessary for ultra racing!

Posted on 08 December 2015

Tweet Consider some shorter term race goals and take some big steps and risk failure  

Deca Ironman Training Guide

Posted on 27 May 2015

Tweet In preparation for future DECA Iron events – (1 Iron per day or continuous formats) I have been working on a resource of “all things” DECA.   For many ultra triathletes this is a major step up in terms of moving from the already difficult Double and Triple Iron’s.   Nothing against the difficulty of the [Read the Rest...]

The Grand Daddy of The Ultra Triathlon World The DECA – A comprehensive training book/resource

Posted on 26 March 2015

Tweet I remember the first time I heard about the DECA in the early 1990’s and thought, that sounds brutal, a 24-mile swim, 1120-mile bike and then 10 marathons! As I was scanning Tri-Athlete magazine back then, there was a tiny article about this unique event. As we hear so often in racing conversations, time [Read the Rest...]

Mastering Your Training Habits – Top 10 Habits to Form or Eliminate

Posted on 25 March 2015

Tweet As we face so many various time constraints in our busy lives, how do you install specific habits to your training/racing and health It’s interesting evaluating everyone’s technique with building consistent habits. There are plenty of good habits and bad habits with respect to endurance racing and training. Everyone used different techniques to build [Read the Rest...]

Shaking Out the Rust –First Race of the Year

Posted on 16 March 2015

Tweet For many athletes, especially those who were subjected to one of the worst winters in a long while (East coast of US) made accumulating an adequate mileage base especially on the bike a bit difficult. However, the cross training benefits of snowshoeing and cross country skiing should have your aerobic engine ready for the [Read the Rest...]

Reading for endurance racing 2015

Posted on 11 December 2014

Tweet What are the 10 Books you consider reading as you go in the 2015?   Happy reading!