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

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

Beetroot Juice & Nitrates

Since 2009, beetroot juice has become all the rage as a nutritional supplement for athletes. David Weir scooped 4 gold medals at the 2012 London Paralympics, and openly proclaimed that beetroot … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Race Fueling Part 2 – Carbohydrates

Recap In-Race Fueling Part 1: Racing Is Not Training – In a race the aim is to perform to your best, not to train for adaptations. Your fueling strategy should … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · 3 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 Interplay between Food Quality, Calories, Body Compositon, Metabolism & Performance

One of the best things about making good food choices – whether you align with LCHF or any other higher fat/lower carb label – is that it becomes almost impossible to gain unwanted body … Continue reading

April 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Beyond Detox – Bulletproof Coffee & Bone Broth

Two trends that have rocketed in the Paleosphere (sic) and show no signs of topping just yet… You can’t swing a proverbial cat around these days seemingly without hitting somebody … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

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