Archive / November, 2016

The Week In Tri: NEW WORLD RECORD – Episode #055

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Ryan Hall, American Half Marathon record holder, to Race XTERRA trail run world championship next week and the Ironman Arizona finish that both was and wasn’t a world record. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the latest triathlon news […]

GETTING INTO SHAPE BY RIDING ACROSS THE USA AT 65

Something that I hear from so many people is that they cannot start this or that activity because they are not fit enough. To me that just sounds like an excuse to maintain inertia. From my personal perspective, when I started my own triathlon training years ago, I was clinically obese. Did that stop me. […]

The Week In Tri: YET ANOTHER ICONIC USA IRONMAN CANNED – Episode #054

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Yet another bucket list triathlon has fallen by the wayside at the end of 2016. The second in as many weeks. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the latest triathlon news from around the globe… Remember:┬áBe sure to check […]

The Week In Tri: GWEN JORGENSEN SMASHES DEBUT NEW YORK MARATHON – Episode #053

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Gwen Jorgensen smashed a 2:41 in the New York Marathon as her first run beyond 16 miles. Her feelings after the race is that she is a long way from being able to take a full distance triathlon. All this and more in this week’s […]

HOW TO STOP EATING JUNK

The outcome of consuming a diet laden with processed junk is easy to see when you look around. For some of us we need glance no further than the mirror. The trouble with processed junk is the carefully formulated blend of fat, sodium and refined sugars. It is that perfect blend that keep you coming […]

SUB 3 HOUR MARATHON LIKE THIS

When it comes to setting an ambitious goal time for an event like a marathon where both pacing and endurance are key factors, it is vital that each and every training session have a very specific target that will get you closer to your goal. Add to that the process of creating short and medium […]

The Week In Tri: CLEAN SPORT COLLECTIVE AND THE PANAMA CONNECTION – Episode #052

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Both pro and age grouper athletes are encouraged to sign up with the Clean Sport Collective as a means of clearing the sport from the unfair sporting practices. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the latest triathlon news from […]

THE BENEFITS OF CYCLING TO WORK

Using your bike for commuting to work benefit not only you, but the environment as well. If you live within a distance from work that will make a bike commute possible – then you owe it to your health and fitness to get physically active on your way to and from work.

WHY RUNNING IS INEFFECTIVE FOR FAT BURNING

When it comes to running – or for that matter any other cardio activity – there is one important factor to bear in mind. You need to breathe in three kilograms of oxygen to burn one kilogram of body fat. That in itself is one of the major roadblocks preventing most of us from effectively […]