Things Modern Athletes Take for Granted

We are all so pampered these days and we don’t even realize it. I’m not talking about wearables and apps but more everyday and mundane stuff. Since I’m mostly a runner I’ll probably default to that but it pretty much applies to everyone, especially those that workout in the great outdoors. There are some crazy... Continue Reading →

The Science of the Taper

I’m ashamed to say I write training plans and beyond to ‘rest up’ and ‘have fresh legs’ which makes sense I’m not really sure why athletes taper at the end of a plan. I do know that it is widely considered necessary for the full marathon and beyond and debatable at the half. But other... Continue Reading →

7 Tips for Running in the Wind

I live, and run mostly on picture perfect costal roads sometimes mere feet from the ocean. While it’s pretty it’s almost always freakin’ windy! By 10 am we usually deal with costal ‘breezes’ which are about 25km/hr on any given day, 40 km/hr isn’t rare either. If you’re working a training program you can count... Continue Reading →

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