Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

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

Lab Ratting: Maximum Aerobic Heart Rate & Substrate Usage

I almost didn’t write this blog post because when I got the results they were not quite as good as I was hoping for. However after mulling on it for a … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · 12 Comments

In-Race Fueling Part 1: Is Your Ego Writing Cheques Your Body Can’t Cash?

One of the major competitive advantage of achieving good fat-adaptation is a lesser reliance on exogenous fuel sources during long races. However, even the most fat-adapted athletes must consider their … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

The F.A.S.T.E.R. Study – Has High-Fat’s Moment Arrived?

Drs Jeff Volek & Steve Phinney are the pre-eminent names in the study of the LCHF diet for athletes – Phinney is the doyen who’s been researching this stuff for 30 … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

Ben Greenfield’s Podcast: Five Simple Steps To Turning Yourself Into A Fat Burning Machine

Five Simple Steps To Turning Yourself Into A Fat Burning Machine I used to listen to Ben Greenfield almost religiously and worked my through over 200 of his podcasts earlier … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

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