Tag Archives: james cunnama

My Favorite Multi Vitamin

Now that we are getting into the coldest months of the year (not that I really notice the cold in the South of Spain) conversation inevitably turns to options for vitamin supplements. My winter time vitamin regime is almost identical to what I do in summer. I share that with you in THIS video. What […]

Whole Food Fueling for Runners

It is well known that I am a firm advocate of whole food options when it comes to athlete fueling, both in training and racing. The question that flows from that is what are my personal choices for whole food athlete fuel. That is what I cover in THIS video. What about you? What whole […]

Weight training for a 100 Miler

Today’s question deals with the option of doing weight training for a 100 mile ultra marathon. The athlete wants to increase his gym sessions to four workouts per week of lifting weights. I suppose that he is afraid of losing his ‘gains’. This video gives my view on the role of pumping heavy weights as […]

The Week In Tri: Tails Wagging Dogs – Who Controls Triathlon: Episode #018

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: The DRAMATIC shift in the power base of international triathlon… Ironman athletes interrupt their swim at the 70.3 in South Africa to rescue some people from potential drowning. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the latest triathlon news from […]


Hydration is a vitally important aspect of athletic performance – not just during your run or race, but all day, every day. That is why I have devoted an entire chapter of my book to how you can maintain proper hydration – so that you start your run in a way that gives you the […]

The Week In Tri: Another New Chinese IM70.3 with KONA SLOTS – Episode #017

Highlights of THIS episode of THE WEEK IN TRI include: Australia’s challenging Olympic selection process… Yet another Chinese Ironman 70.3 is awarding Kona slots. A trend seems to be developing here. All this and more in this week’s episode as we take in the latest triathlon news from around the globe and preview the international […]

Art of the 100k TAPER

The Art of the 100k Taper goes far deeper than simply what to during race week or the week before that. Think of it as the capstone at the top of your training pyramid. This delicate balance between pyramid and perfectly shaped capstone is what I cover in today’s video. What do you do for […]

The BIGGEST advantage of a Heart Rate Monitor is THIS

Today’s question deals with what specific advantages heart rate monitors have. An entire chapter of my new book due out in January 2016 deals with heart rate monitor training. So with that in mind, let’s unpack the single biggest advantage of using a heart rate monitor in this video. What do your feel is your […]

Niggles vs INJURIES: Know the Difference

If you have been running for a while I am sure that you have encountered at least one niggle along the way. Those bits of discomfort that come and go as you run… That pain that is mysteriously here today and just as mysteriously gone tomorrow. The injury is a completely different beast The debilitation […]

Crazy idea for a runner’s jiggling beer belly

I have been around the running / triathlon / multi-sport game for many years and seen some crazy innovations. Some disappear quickly while others stay – such as compression garments. This latest idea for jiggling beer bellies, I’m not entirely sure. There certainly will be a market, but the jury is still out on it […]