Endurance Skating

Training, Racing & LCHF Fueling For Skating And Endurance Sports

Race Report: Hampton Court Half-Marathon – 21.02.2016

I almost didn’t write this race report — not because it was a horrible experience or anything (quite the opposite, in fact) but because in hindsight I’m disappointed that I … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Race Report: London Duathlon Ultra – 20.Sep.2015

I’m not gonna beat around the bush – the 2015 London Duathlon turned out to be one of the highlights of the year for me. It was a beautiful day … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Race Report: The Farnham Pilgrim Marathon – 13.Sep.2015

I notched up my 3rd marathon within 12 months on Sunday – the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon. It was a great day out… …and it KICKED MY ASS! Aside from being … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Race Report: London Inline Marathon 08.Aug.2015

For this year’s London Inline Marathon, the club pulled out the stops and secured a new venue for the event – the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Velodrome cycle circuit. This … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · 3 Comments

Ankle Deep In Mud… The Wimbledon Common Half Marathon – 26.Jul.2015

I took part in the Wimbledon Common Half-marathon this past weekend, to kick off a training cycle that I hope will take me towards a full and possible ultra marathon later … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

24 Hours of Le Mans 2015 – Part 2

“Nothing in life that’s easy is worth doing because there’s no satisfaction in it… I’d rather lose to someone way better than me than beat someone who wasn’t.” — Pam … Continue reading

July 3, 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

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

Race Report: Thames Meander Marathon [run] – 14.03.2015

  Last Saturday, just shy of 6 months after popping my marathon cherry, I ran my 2nd full marathon. I have carried on running over the winter and was keen … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 9 Comments

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