Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

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

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

Race Report: The “9BAR 9×9” (81km Trail Ultramarathon) — 10.Oct.2015

“On shaky legs, I stumbled to the finishers’ tent and received a ribbon and a few handshakes and slaps on the back. Then I lumbered painfully to my car… Something … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Taking Walk Breaks During Your Runs

Walk breaks? How boring. The walk of shame is surely only to be used as the last line of defence (unless you count crawling on your teeth) against the dreaded … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Thoughts on Nutrition, Training & Racing for Marathons vs Ultra

I was recently asked what I thought were the main differences between marathons and ultras, and how “shorter” races fit in with my diet and penchant for longer/ultra distance events. … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reconciling my MAF with Jack Daniels VDOT

As I’m getting more into the running side of things again, I thought I’d have a look at comparing and contrasting the two training methods that I am most familiar with, … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 – Part 2

“Nothing in life that’s easy is worth doing because there’s no satisfaction in it… I’d rather lose to someone way better than me than beat someone who wasn’t.” — Pam … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Race Report: 24 Hours Of Le Mans Roller 2015 (Part 1)

WoofSnap Set 1 Christine Domouchel Set 1 Christine Domouchel Set 2 Christine Domouchel Set 3 Boy oh boy, where do we begin? 2015 was about as epic a year as … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Aerodynamics, Power & Pace-Lining

The study of fluid dynamic concerns itself with forces acting on a body as it moves through a liquid or gaseous continuum. Aerodynamics is the sub-area of fluid dynamics looking … Continue reading

June 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

08.06.2015 Training Update – Anndddd BREATHE!

I. Have. Peaked. Pheeewwww! I’ve put in my highest volume training block ever: 4 consecutive weeks of consistent high mileage. Tues+Wed+Thurs midweek sessions together with back-to-back long days on weekends… … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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