Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

12,000 Calories of Race Fuel

  Couldn’t resist posting this quickie. Here’s my planned race fuel for tomorrow: Home made energy bars 9 bars Trail mix (nuts, seeds, dried fruit) Banana chips cooked in coconut … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

In-Race Fueling Part 3: Race Day

In part 1 I explained why racing is not the same as training, and laid out a framework for calculating your energy and fueling requirements, the common pitfalls, and how the smart … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Recovery… Part 2

OK, so where were we? Hopefully after reading Part 1 your daily routine already revolves around eating raw whale blubber, sleeping in a cryogenic chamber for 9 hours, tracking your biofeedback … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

DIY Energy Bars

I know that being fat-adapted means you shouldn’t need  to take on food during exercise, and indeed this is true and I don’t need to eat, but sometimes on longer runs it’s … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

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