Category Archives: Endurance Sports

 

Catch Your Freestyle

I recently fielded a great question from one of my athletes: In your opinion should more power come from the first or last part of stroke? The short answer: More force is applied at the mid phase of the swim stroke than either the beginning or the end. Next most...
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October 2012 News

October 2012 Newsletter: Hi athletes! At the Races! I’ve had a blast being a part of some exciting racing this fall! Just last weekend Debbie Sullivan just won the Sierra Trail Challenge consisting of a 13.1 mile trail run on day one and a 50 mile mountain bike race on...
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Training High for a Race Down Low

Question: As I’m doing a 13.1 race @ sea level at the end of the month what do you think of me doing a longer sustained downhill run (with gradual progression) on a gentle descending gradient such as Jamestown to assist with leg speed? It will help keep my HR/exertion...
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High Country Adaptations

Here is a question I received recently from in one of my Athletes:   From your studies, does living and working out at altitude present benefits to an athlete or does there come a point where it is detrimental?  I know the body produces more capillaries and adjusts to being...
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