Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Featured Podcast – Vinnie Tortorich 1-on-1 with Nikki Kimball

I listen to a lot of health and fitness podcasts; they’re my soundtrack of choice whenever I’m out training or just getting from A to B. This week Vinnie Tortorich bagged … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Training Summary – W/E 2014-07-27

Running: 5.5hr Skate: 3.5hr Gym: 1.25hr Total: 10.25hrs Pushed myself to do a higher volume this week. All running still MAF. Skate sessions were generally harder – RPE 13 or … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Numbers Show You’re Probably Starting Your Ultramarathon Too Fast

Originally posted on How to Be a Scientist:
It’s a well-accepted approach in sports that the fastest way to a finish line is with negative splits—i.e. to get faster as the race…

July 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Liver Pate – Superfood

ASK people what they think about eating LIVER and even the most devout of meat eaters are likely to turn their noses up at it (unless your name happens to … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Heat Acclimation – Just Do It

It’s Summertime and it’s hot… Damn hot – at least by London/UK standards. We often joke that Summer’s out favourite day of the year. As if by some miracle of … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Custom Skates – Yeah Baby!!

If you know anything at all about speed skaters, you will know that we are particularly finicky about skate fit (that’s how the skates fit your feet, not how fit you … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Training Summary – W/E 2014-07-20

Run: 4hrs – 37km Skate: 3hrs (WNS, LFNS & Stroll) Gym: 0.75hr ****** Total: 7.75hrs Weekly targets pretty much met. Have to say it feels good to be back following … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fat Adaption For Athletes 101

The population of people who practice a Real Food approach and it's implications for health is small; the number of those who further understand the implications for athletic performance is much smaller, still…. but for those who can successfully implement a fat-adapted way of eating and training, it offers a huge competitive advantage over the traditional high-carb model.

July 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

First food post

After swapping a bit of banter over FB on the merits of porridge, (me: “it makes you stupid!”), though I would post a simple, delicious and easy to prepare alternative. … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Berlin Double” training begins this week

After LeMans, my B-race this season will be the Berlin double marathon in, er, Berlin, 11 weeks away. This will be my first running marathon, so I have no real … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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