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A Better Way to Run “Over-Under” Running Workouts

Ask any elite triathlete or runner about some of their most effective workouts and it’s highly likely that so-called “over-under” workouts will come up fairly quickly because they are devastatingly effective. I’ve always performed miserably at these workouts but I’ve

Posted in Running Products, Running Training

Improve Your Training and Your Life: Get a LVL Now

The guys at BSX just launched their new Kickstarter campaign for their new hydration monitor.  I woke up really early and was the fifth person to contribute to their campaign.  Here’s a quick overview of what I know, why I’m

Posted in Announcements

Never Plan Steady Threshold Intervals

After racing this year, I am rethinking my approach to polarized training and currently need a hard focus on lactate threshold (FTP) work.  Yesterday, I rode the classic 2 x 20min at FTP and failed miserably.  I thought this was

Posted in Cycling Training, Running Training, Training

Quick Announcement: The LVL Hydration Monitor

As endurance athletes, how many of us haven’t had an episode in a race or in training when we haven’t become dehydrated?  Of course, all of us have.  A few weeks back, the really bright folks at BSX Insight announced

Posted in Announcements

Report: Seattle-to-Portland Ride

For the second time, I rode in the Seattle-to-Portland (STP) Bike Ride.  This is an enormous, organized group ride that traverses the 200+ miles separating these two awesome cities in the Pacific Northwest.  Normally, I don’t blog about events that

Posted in Other Trips

USAT Duathlon National Championship (Bend, Oregon) – A Race Report and Lessons Learned

This wasn’t my greatest race result by a long shot, but it was the result that I deserved.  As I mentioned in my last post, my body has been a house of cards this year.  Maybe a teetering stack of

Posted in Big Races, Cycling Training, General Training Ideas, Injury Prevention and Treatment, Recovery Products, Running Training

Race Report: ITU Duathlon World Championship 2016 (Avilés, Spain)

This was the most improbable race!  A week ago, I said I couldn’t do it.  The night before the race, I said I couldn’t do it.  And, entering T2, I said that I certainly couldn’t do it.  Never in the

Posted in Big Races, Travel