The Death of Data? Are Smart Watches a Smart Choice?

Too much information telling you what you don’t understand can lead to confusion which leads to cherry-picking your training direction – which leads to stagnating performances.

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Running Better

The ability to move well; as efficiently as possible. The engine and the chassis are working at their optimal capacities.

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It’s Time To Let Go

I have been speaking recently, with a lot of athletes about what they feel is the biggest lesson they have learned since they started endurance sport…. Not the biggest performance gain, or the best training block, or the how much they have refined their nutrition. I wanted to know what have they learned to do […]

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Walking The Aid Stations

We’ve all done it. And sometimes there is a very valid reason for doing so. You’re injured (fixable), you’re gassed/ over-paced (fixable), you’re over-heated/ dehydrated/ depleted (also fixable) – these thing s can happen in a race and sometimes you just have to dangle that carrot; “If I can just get to the next one.” […]

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What Matters Most? Why Strength Training Might be The Triathlon MVP.

If someone were to ask you what the most important requirement of endurance sport is, what would be your answer? There isn’t one. Nutrition, aerobic capacity, recovery, mental fortitude. These are all cornerstones of building a machine (body) that is capable of sustaining the rigors of endurance sport (all endurance sports, not just triathlon). There […]

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Qualifying for KONA: The Reality

 I can say with certainty that almost every triathlete I have spoken with over the years, has – at some point – expressed a desire to dance on the Big Island. It is such an alluring drawcard that people who have never even competed in the shorter distances of triathlon, know it as THE race. […]

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