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

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

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

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

Winter Training – Revamping My Run

“We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was… Better, stronger, faster.” I guess that I have lot to be pleased with about my … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Vertical Jump

46 centimeters, or 18.1 inches if you have a healthy disregard for the metric system – that’s the rather unimpressive result of my Vertical Jump test. It’s not terrible, it’s … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Late Season Training/Racing/Life Update

I’ve not really been writing consistent training updates since July, because as we get deeper into the season, racing comes to the forefront, and the training has been fitted around the racing … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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