Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Race Report: South Downs Way 100

To cut a short story even shorter, I ran, jogged, hiked, and crawled a heck of a long way across the South Downs national trail this past weekend, had a … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Project 100: The Shit Is About To Get Real

So quite obviously, I have wanted to keep my plans as low profile as possible this year.. to the point of denial during casual dinner party conversation. However, I guess … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Winter Grindhouse 2016-2017

There is something about winter training that I just absolutely love. Perhaps it is the slow, relaxing, methodological pace at which all of my workouts are being conducted at this … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Why everyone should attempt something way beyond their ability

As I’m sure you’re painfully aware, the Western world holds its collective breath to see which despot we are unfortunate saddled with for the next 5% of our lifetimes. People … Continue reading

November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Berlin 2016 or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My Times

Sunday 25th October 2016… Berlin Marathon, around Mile 23 Jesus… This scene looks like an episode of The Walking Dead. Runners everywhere, eyes bulging, devoid of life, lurching from one side … Continue reading

October 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dot dot dot… dash dash dash… Dot dot dot… “He’s alive, captain!”

Hello out there, to the whole worldwide blogosphere.. and to anyone else that may be reading. It’s been ages. But – I am back! Well, OK, that might be stretching … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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