Tag Archive: endurance

How To Train For An Ironman Triathlon [1/2]

So you have finally committed and signed up to the Ironman Triathlon – good job, you won’t regret it. But you still don’t know where to start? Or perhaps you even struggled through… Continue reading

What’s the most stupid, grueling endurance challenge you have taken on?

Just planning a 2nd round at the half marathon in a suit of armour, perhaps this time not post A&E visit, with no ankle armor and some food & drink to keep me… Continue reading

Why you should be interested in Big Data in Professional Cycling

Below is a summary of the topics to be highlighted in our FREE 16 page ebook – ‘Innovations in Cycling Science through ‘Big Data’ – HERE . Huge investment will go into this area… Continue reading

Highlights of 2013 World Ironman Championship, Kona, Hawaii

Training hard for a place at the Ironman World Championships in Kona? Well here is a little bit of inspiration I found from 2013, race highlights: Interested in training for extreme endurance sport… Continue reading

Marco Pantani – Pain & sublime victory in the cruel mountains

“I’ll tell you what racing’s about. It’s about suffering. It’s about pain – racing hurts.”  Pain. When you are dripping sweat, your heart is pounding and your legs are burning, what else can… Continue reading

Endurance athletes need pain to pace themselves

Consider the majority. Most people find it hard to make the time or energy to work out at all, let alone train for a grueling endurance challenge – whether that’s a marathon, ultra… Continue reading

Short term sprint interval vs traditional endurance training

Trying to balance ultra cycling training and a 9-5 job is difficult. Many riders have heard of the benefits of indoor training – intensity, measuring power improvements, strength endurance, etc – hence the… Continue reading

Happy birthday Facebook (10yrs)-How it changed charity fundraising

Seeing as I have just signed up today for a 1000km charity bike ride and been updating people on my Deca Ironman in June I thought it would only be topical to make a quick note on… Continue reading

1000km in 4 days through tropical Malaysia – KDF Millennium Epic Ride;building up to Deca Ironman

As we (quickly) approach June 28th – start of Deca Ironman – I am taking on some of the most grueling races in SE Asia – nothing like being ‘race’ fit. I came across these… Continue reading

To celebrate the New Year of the Horse – Cyclist vs Horse;who wins?

This is a fantastic video from launching a cycling series in Dubai. If it was a camel I would bet on the cyclist, but against a horse…