Archive / June, 2016

Hiking and Trail Running: Alpujarras Spain

Are you and avid hiker or trail runner? Have you always been dreaming of hiking in Spain? Hiking, walking and trail running in Las Alpujarras is an exceptional experience. The region of mountain villages known as Las Alpujarras clings to the southern flanks of the Sierra Nevada, cloven by deep, sheltered valleys and gorges which […]

The Week In Tri: IRONMAN Grabs Control of Rio Olympic Broadcast Rights – Episode #039

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Ironman via it’s media arm sister company has started the process of taking control over as many broadcast right of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as possible, starting with just about an entire continent. The ITU still believes that internal politics is more newsworthy than […]

BEST BREATHING PATTERN for DISTANCE RUNNING

Breathing patterns in distance running play an important role in maximum absorption of oxygen and maximum expelling of carbon dioxide. This video examines optimum breathing for running across different terrain.

OPTIMUM CALORIE INTAKE for DISTANCE RUNNING

So often we get caught up in the latest diet or nutrition trends that get promoted by a specific grouping within the fitness industry. Usually that grouping is the weight lifting / body building / fitness model industry. Athletes paid to promote various “bulking” supplement ranges. I always need to check myself when switching sports […]

Hidden Benefits of COMPRESSION SOCKS

Compression socks – The Good The Bad and The Ugly. lets take a look at where and when compression socks give you the most benefit and when they may actually hinder your performance.

AGE ILLUSION and PERCEIVED LIMITATIONS

So often I hear age as an excuse for why a person chooses not to follow a lifestyle of fitness and health. Yet at the same time there are those who choose a path of fitness well into their 70’s and 80’s and beyond. Training needs to be adapted for slower recovery. But seriously, never […]

Tour de France RUNNING CHALLENGE With Coach Edu

The Tour de France 2016 starts on 2 July and ends on 24 July. You may be wondering what in the name of Marathon this has to do with running. Allow me to explain. I’ve put together a little running challenge that co-insides with the Tour de France. A fun challenge that helps keep you […]

The Week In Tri: Olympic Champion Spirig CRUSHING MEN in Italy – Episode #038

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: The way that defending Olympic Champion Nicola Spirig completely dominates the 70.3 distance while “just training” for the Rio Olympic Games. The ITU has selected the host city for the 2019 World Triathlon Series Grand Final. Ironman continues the process of expansion across the endurance […]

Spanish Doping Trial Releasing 200 blood bags to WADA – all sports

The governing bodies of a large number of sports must be quietly crapping themselves at the moment. The Spanish “Operation Puerto” raid and doping case was always billed as a cycling scandal. Even the doctor in the center of the scandal always maintained cyclists represented about 20% of his client base – despite only cyclists […]

Shoe vs Ankle Bone WAR – The Solution

Shoes vs Ankle Bones. For some it is chafing. For others much more. I remember a pair of Reebok’s from about 15 years ago… Within the first 2 miles newly unboxed, they had sliced my right ankle so badly that my sock and brand new shoe were soaked in blood. This video covers the strategy […]