February Featured Smoothie Recipe


Last month I started a new article series on my favorite smoothie recipes and it’s already the tail end of February. So it’s time for one of my go to recipes. I am a huge fan of berries. The brighter and the darker in color the better. I sometimes think I could eat several metric tons every year. I am … Read More

Age groupers hitting the wall on training weekdays


When endurance athletes are in training and are applying copious volume and intensity they are going to get tired. There is just no way around it. I have written and spoken on the subject many times. However I have seen several of my age groupers hitting a wall of fatigue when they reach Thursdays. This usually happens in athletes in … Read More

Ahtletes may loose weight differnetly than the general population


Like any project or managed tasks one can apply tactics to ensure success or mitigate failure and weight management is no exception. In a recent article at ScienceDaily.com the author (Joanna Ladzinski) of the study has shown that “Whether you lose or gain weight depends on weekdays”. The author is referring to weight loss cycles and the contributors to the … Read More

Do you smell amonia after a workout? Here is why


Do you ever have an ammonia smell that you just can’t find after a workout? This phantom smell was driving me crazy!, so I did a little investigation. Before I begin I want to add a small disclaimer. I do not claim to be an expert on this subject. I am not a doctor and have no medical background, nor … Read More

January Featured Smoothie Recipe


There are times when it seems that all I consume are smoothies. So I decided to keep up with my recipes and share them with you my athletes and readers. One of my favorite “cheat” snacks is peanut butter cups so I have created a smoothie that comes pretty close to tasting like my favorite indulgence! Endurance athletes LOVE to … Read More

Top 5 ways to beat the heat this summer


As cyclists and runners we endurance athletes have to deal with all kinds of ridiculous weather. So I thought I would share with you some of my favorite articles to help you with training and racing in the heat. Here is hoping that you end up feeling less parched than a dried lake bed after reading the articles! Understanding how … Read More