Jarlinson Pantano was the new stand-out young star in the mountains at the Tour de France. That performance has earned him a lucrative contract for 2017. Lets analyse this a bit further.
There is no magic pill that will give you the body of your dreams overnight. However, it is possible to achieve long term sustained weight loss. The system to do so is remarkably simple. The trouble is that most people don’t want change in their life badly enough.
On technical trail runs, balance is your best defense against a face plant. Among the elite runners there are two distinct ways to keep your balance on technical descents. Lets analyze those and help you stay upright on the trails.
You May recall my video from a couple of months back about the allegations against Shane Sutton and the “Go have a baby” incident. The fallout from that matter ultimately cost Shane Sutton his job at British Cycling. That is where I thought the story would end. But I was wrong. Shane Sutton is trying […]
There is a commonly held belief that a substance abuse addict cannot heal until they remove themselves from the environment that supported their addiction. The same way, it is almost impossible for an overweight person to get their health back without changing their environment and social group. When your fitness and health group becomes your […]
Just this past week the German Nutrition Society (DGE) published a document showing plant based and vegan diets cannot provide the key nutrients that your body needs for survival. As we know, more vegans die every day from protein deficiency than non vegans die from obesity related health issues. Perhaps the time has come for […]
The most common time distance runners get injured is when they restart their training following a layoff. It does no seem to matter whether that layoff was as a result of another, even unrelated, injury or whether the layoff was as a result of illness. It all comes back to that old question of how […]
When I look at the food diaries of athletes from race week, combined with their race day fueling strategy I am amazed that more people are not complaining about having IBS after their marathon. Seriously, the solution to your IBS is right there on front of you…. On your race week dinner plate.
The process of fat adapted running is well documented. However, what fewer people talk or write about are the seven degrees of purgatory that you and your body need to go through. A number of nutrition plans put athletes into a 1500kCal or less per day starvation plan to “help put your body into ketosis. […]
One of the primary factors that improves your speed over rougher, technical terrain in trail running is balance. Without balance you will constantly take skin off the palms of your hands as a way to prevent the classic face plant from ruining your day… or hot date later…