The first time I tackled an ultra distance road race was also this race, Hida Takayama 100k last June 2014. After signing up just “for fun” and with the only goal to finish, it became my A-race of 2014 as
Bubbles float to the top of the blue plastic water container as my cup slowly fills. Another day at the office.
Puzzle time! Less than 2 months until Ironman Taiwan. How best to divide my weekly training to get myself optimally fit? The Plan Swim: 3-5 workouts / 4-5 hours Bike: 4 workouts / 6-7 hours Run: 3-4 workouts / 2-3
The Big day is coming, you’ve done all the training and now is time to think about refueling the tank. Here is a basic (or not) checklist that – I hope – will help you.
Summary The Buildup: Felt invincible. Ran a lot, got faster so ran even more. The Taper: Felt rested. Failed to notice the legs were a ticking time bomb. The Race: Felt alright. Until the calves exploded after 10 miles. Game
Do you have to run at a 180 steps per minute Cadence. There is a lot of confusion about this topic. Hopefully you’ll get a better picture by the end of this post. Before giving you the explanation I need