Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

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

125s – How I Would Like To see Them Tested

Any sport where gains can be made through equipment is potentially a slave to technology and innovation… This is true in the world of inline speed skating, where size matters when it comes to … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wheels: Mix It Up, But Choose Wisely And Avoid False Economies

I have spent the last few months skating on a set of 8x104mm “Track Grabbers” from Hyper Wheels – the result of my opportunistic retail endeavours at the Berlin Marathon … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Journeying Into Minimalist Running

A year ago, like any new runner, I jumped head first into a brave new world with an abundance of enthusiasm, a slight lack of fitness, and very little in … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Heart Rate Monitoring: The Beat Is On

As a proponent of MAF and other heart-rate based training methodologies, I take my Heart Rate Monitor – or HRM as we all know them by – pretty seriously, I … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Heart Rate Variability – Train Smarter with Biofeedback

If somebody was to ask me what I considered the best £5 I have spent this year, my answer would unequivocally be this: buying the SweetBeat HRV app for my … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

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

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