Tag Archives: endurance training

XTerra Training: Where to start?

A prior version of this article, was published in October 2015. I’ve updated the article to reflect my current views on training. While the article is geared for XTerra, the concepts apply to any endurance sport. I like titles that have more than one meaning. As the title of this...
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Guest Article: WHY YOU NEED A NUTRITION PLAN FOR YOUR NEXT RACE

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This article is a great primer for this month’s discussion with Jeff! Here’s why you need a nutrition plan for your next race...
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Fat Burning – Why It’s Overrated for the Competitive Endurance Athlete

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This article is a great complement to my recent Tipcasts on why fat burning is over-rated for endurance athletes. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Fat...
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Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps in your strategic carb intake

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This is part 2 of a great article on periodizing your carbohydrate intake. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Forward Thinking (part 2)… The next steps...
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Guest Article: FORWARD THINKING… DAILY CARBOHYDRATE PERIODIZATION FOR ATHLETES (PART 1)

The following article comes from friend and listener Jeff Rothschild. Jeff Rothschild is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science. This is great article on periodizing your carbohydrate intake. We’ll be talking with Jeff in some future podcasts! Forward Thinking… Daily carbohydrate periodization for athletes (part 1)...
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XTerra Series VII: Run fast off the bike

Triathlon is unique in that you not only complete three distinctly different activities, but also that, with the exception of the swim, your performance can be significantly altered by the prior activity. This means that simply being good in any of the three sports is by no means a guarantee that...
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