Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Race Report: Hampton Court Half-Marathon – 21.02.2016

I almost didn’t write this race report — not because it was a horrible experience or anything (quite the opposite, in fact) but because in hindsight I’m disappointed that I … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Winter Marathon Training

It’s been a little while since I’ve written a general training update, and as my training log has ticked over into week #9 of this season I suppose I should … Continue reading

January 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

SportTracks & Training Load

Training builds a long term adaptation to the work – which we call fitness – but it also makes you tired in the short term. Upon these truisms are built … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Cardiac Drift – Really?

Even if you are not familiar with the term, anyone who does heart rate-based training will be all too familiar with the phenomenon of Cardiac Drift, which according to Competitor … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Winter Strength Training for Skaters

It’s early season/winter, and that means strength training for most athletes. Podcasts, blogs and fitness websites everywhere are all running articles on strength training, and since I am not particularly original … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Joe Friel | The Cyclists’ Training Bible

Joe Friel is a name that every serious endurance athlete should be familiar with. His training principles set out in his many popular books are well known and practiced by … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Indoors Training 2015/16

The LSST winter Indoor sessions are underway in earnest, and I can’t overemphasize how much I am getting out of these weekly 2hr sessions.  The first couple of weeks back … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Training Cleared For Take Off: Because PRs are made in Winter

The off-season has been a welcome chance to dial back on all things sporty, enjoy other aspects of life and and mix up the usual order. At some point, however, … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Coaching with Sk8Skool

Look, I know… I like to pretend that I know it all. But I really don’t. Yes, when it comes to stuff that one can teach oneself about sports science … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Winter Training – Learning To Fall | Thoughts On Inline Skate Technique

My running form is not the only technical thing that I’m going to be working on heavily this winter. My primary goal next year is to become a better and … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

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