Sat, 28 February 2015
On Tipcast 58 I discuss how to make your spring training camp work for you! Whether its a long weekend or 10 days, the spring training camp can boost your fitness, or wipe out your spring. Here are some of the tips covered:
1. Review your plan then plan your camp.
2. Rest before and after.
3. Train before the camp!
4. Why how much you train can be tough to answer.
5. Opposites attract. Cut the intensity and up the volume.
6. Live like a champion.
7. Find your rhythm; why frequency trumps total volume.
More more information on this or other topics head on over to www.espanswers.com
Special thanks to Skratch Labs for their suport in 2015. Thirsty? Skratch it!
Wed, 25 February 2015
On Tipcast 57 I discuss what you need to do to dial in your feeding and hydration strategies for your big races, and why now is the time to do it!
The winter is a great time to make the most of the indoor training sessions. Calculate your sweat rate and figure out what feeding strategy will optimize your performance. On the show I discuss:
To learn more about how to calculate sweat rate, or hydration head over to www.espanswers.com, and search hydration. You can also checkout my June 2013 interview with Skratch Labs founder Allen Lim, or my December 2012 interview with Biju Thomas. You can also donate and support this podcast.
Special thanks to Skratch Labs for their support of the podcast.
Fri, 13 February 2015
On tipcast 56, I’ll wrap up my discussion of how to optimize HIT programs by touching on ways to mix and match workouts in a reduced volume tri program. Contrary to what many critics want to claim is a lower volume program with tons of short sessions of intervals, a HIT based program is really about optimizing your limited time by balancing your individual response to the training to devise a plan that meets your performance goals. In the podcast I review:
I would like to thank Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine for their support this year
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