Tag Archives: james cunnama

Preseason Winter Training: I CHOOSE WARM SPANISH SUNSHINE

When the winter chill is still biting in late March or early April – or what about those super cold months of December and January, wouldn’t it be great to be able to do your preseason winter training in warm sunshine. I’m talking warm enough to shed layers all the way down to t-shirt and […]

MARATHONS and IM vs UNSUPPORTIVE SPOUSE

Marathon and long distance triathlon training have an important factor in common. Both require you to put in the training hours to steadily build your conditioning. Lets face it, a lot of that training can be mind numbing. That is why a calm and stable domestic life is vital to maintain the motivation needed to […]

My wierdest athlete question ever: What do I suggest for pain free high heels at office

I’ve just been asked for some tips that I have for wearing heels to office without getting painful feet and legs. At first I thought it might be a really late April Fools prank – or maybe I was getting trolled. But the more women I spoke to, the more I came to realize that […]

MY BEST CYCLING TIPS FOR WINTER

It may sound wierd coming from the South of Spain where our “winter” lasts about 2 or 3 weeks of unpleasant weather. Even so – we still get crispy conditions in the mountains up at 9000+ft. That is why I feel qualified enough to share my best winter cycling tips with you.  

SHREDDING BELLY FAT WITH NO EXERCISE

Now there is an interesting question: Is it physically possible to shed belly fat with no exercise? Let me phrase that question a little differently, is a lack of exercise the only cause of people getting fat? There is a cliche that holds a lot of truth: It is impossible to outrun a bad diet. […]

MOST CRAZY EXTREME DIET I HAVE EVER SEEN

It is simply amazing the types of crazy ideas that people can come up with in the quest to lose a lot of weight almost overnight. As if a decade of more of bad habits can be reversed in the relative blink of an eye. Honestly, how long did it take to get as out […]

MELTING STUBBORN BELLY FAT

When it comes to belly fat, most folks seem to believe that there has to be some sort of magic silver bullet exercise that shredded folks do. Once upon a time people believed that sit ups were the answer as a “targeted” exercising. That resulted in thousands crunching away at a single muscle that have […]

LOSING WEIGHT – HOW I STARTED

Weight loss is always a sensitive subject to many. The industry surrounding pills, potions, shakes etc runs into the billions of dollars. Over the years I have tried many of those pills, potions and shakes, not to mention just about every “latest fashion” diet craze I could lay my hands on. The net result of […]

WHY DIET AND EXERCISE DON’T WORK

Sorry to be the one to burst one of the biggest myths of the fitness industry. Diet and Exercise do not work. Yes, you may lose any number of pounds through the combination of diet and exercise, but as a lifestyle it is simply not sustainable. You will not find one elite athlete anywhere in […]

MY BEST CHOICE FOR MARATHON SHOES

The huge running shoe market presents you with a staggering assortment of options to choose from. This generally leads to the question of what is the best shoe for the 5k / 10k / etc all the way up to marathon and beyond. The process of selecting your best choice of running shoe with be […]