Blog Archives

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

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

An Idiot’s Guide to Using a Muscle Oxygen Sensor

For the last few weeks, I have been utterly geeking out on using my BSX Insight Generation 2 muscle oxygen sensor.  If you’ve been following the buzz about muscle oxygenation, you’ll notice people talking about how this device will revolutionize

Posted in General Training Ideas, Product Reviews

Some Early Thoughts: Stryd on a Treadmill

I’ve had a few runs using my Stryd but this was the first one on a treadmill.  Here’s my experience– and some ideas about how to use it to improve my running while making indoor running more bearable.

Posted in Product Reviews, Running Products

Lots of Data for 2016!

I’m still putting together my race report for the ITU World Duathlon Championships in Adelaide, Australia.  While I was away, however, UPS and the post man dropped off a ton of high-tech goodies.  Many of these were Kickstarter and Indiegogo

Posted in Announcements, Product Reviews

Recovery Showdown: R8 Roll Recovery vs Hyperice Vyper

Here’s my review of two awesome recovery products– the R8 by Roll Recovery and the Vyper vibrating foam roller by Hyperice.  If you’re serious about recovery, this post may help you decide which product is right for you.  Sadly, I

Posted in Injury Prevention and Treatment, Recovery, Recovery Products

How I Travel with my Bike

I travel with my bike… a lot.  Well not as much as a professional cyclist.  But for an everyday age-group athlete, it’s a lot of traveling with my bike.  Most of the folks I talk to are petrified about damaging

Posted in Bike Tips, Cycling Products, Travel