The problem of a large pro field was evident at the Ironman World Championships on October 10th. Even though the professional fields consisted of only 58 on the men’s side and 42 on the women’s side (please ignore the elephant!), the commentators were unable to recognise the whole field (even those first out of the… Continue reading Does Triathlon Really ‘Need’ More Pros?
I’ve got a post in the works about how I’m just now, after 31 years, learning to use my body correctly. It’ll be up on Friday. As part of that project, I’ve enlisted the help of a book, because that’s how I roll. The book I’m using is Kelly Starrett’s Becoming a Supple Leopard. There’s… Continue reading Becoming a Supple Leopard – The First Two Weeks
Today I lied.
I’m not in the business of lying. I don’t like to do it, and I try really hard not to—maybe too hard. Life is easier when you don’t. But today I lied.
I told everyone the same lie.
And it’s the same lie I told them when this happened before.
A story from my weekend at the 2015 USAT Age Group National Championships in Milwaukee.
This was a week of faulty technology, and improvements in performance.
Monday Morning This morning I tried something new. The swim set was pretty standard, until the end. Since this is the beginning of my first ‘cognitive’ training week, I was focusing on race-paced efforts. So I swam 10 x 80 at race pace on two minutes. I’m getting better at being more consistent with my… Continue reading Weekly Review – June 29 – July 5
Triathletes are often overly focused on physical training. This post begins an investigation into the cognitive loads that triathletes place on their brains.