Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

King Prawn stir fry made with Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower really is a LCHFer’s best friend. It’s so versatile, and can be used as a substitute for so many grains. Here is a quick stir-fry dish I knocked up. To … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

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

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

Training block 12.04.2015 – Embracing The Suck

This post is going to be a mishmash of training updates and various other tidbits that maybe don’t justify an entire essay by themselves but that I like to commit … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Training Log Update: Week Ending 15.03.2015

Winter’s Gone… Hey guys!!  It’s been over 5 weeks since my last training log update – a busy period, during which a lot has happened! We got to the business … Continue reading

March 19, 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

Recipe: Cauliflower Base Pizza

The modern Paleo movement means that there are no shortage of ways to find a low-carb replacement for many popular recipies… Pizza lends itself particularly well to this. I’ve never … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

Last night Nats and I prepared this delightful dish, taken from one of my favourtie Paleo resources – Nom Nom Paleo.  Packed with Omega 3s and all sorts of other goodness- … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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