Tag Archives: Allen Lim

2015 XTerra Season is a wrap!

Time passes so fast at times its hard to keep up. It seems like the my 1/2 marathon and Myrtle Beach were years away and just yesterday. OK, enough with the cliches, but seriously, this season has been a tornado in many ways, with its ups and downs, so I suppose...
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Performance Optimal: Can micro-dosing really improve performance?

In a continuing series of articles and podcast as we lead up to the World Cycling Championships in September, I delve into doping through micro-dosing. As testing has became more stringent in the 2000’s, it is believed that athletes, including pro cyclists, moved to micro-dosing drugs like EPO to reap...
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New year, new sponsors

In 2008 I called it time on my road racing career for good. It didn’t take long to find new interests and challenges. While I had long dismissed triathlon, I found myself racing Xterra triathlon in 2010. Fast forward 5 years and I find myself welcoming some of my best sponsors...
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Bottle necks vs Marginal Gains

The following post is an excerpt from ESP Tipcast 51, below. Listeners may remember my discussion with Allen Lim on marginal gains. Allen made the point that many athletes become hyper focused on certain areas that yield very little return. We can consider this the 1% margin. However, this focus on...
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Exercise-induced cramps: More thoughts on an old problem

I often wonder whether I should post slightly new material on an old topic. From a blog standpoint, it makes little sense to cover the same topic again and again, but sometimes its helpful to present material of slightly different perspectives or greater depth. Additionally, the ubiquity of incorrect information...
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