Archive for September, 2010

  • fartlek

    Fartlek Running — How to Improve Your Race Pace

    I am in Denver conducting a training for DPS today. I got to my hotel yesterday and ran an easy 3.0 miles because if I don’t run, I don’t sleep at night. I followed up with a great TRX workout after I put the finishing […]

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  • stream

    The Best Weekend Ever — Granite Flats and Tibble Fork

    I know this post has nothing to to with cycling, running, or triathlon or even how to improve your speed or efficiency, but it was a great weekend and I had to write about it regardless. Camping with Haus Haus and I have planned this […]

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  • Oh Floyd Landis, Can’t You Leave Lance Armstrong Alone?

    Oh Floyd Landis, Can’t You Leave Lance Armstrong Alone?

    I spend a little time on this blog discussing professional cycling. I love the athleticism that is required to ride at the pro level and the amount of work those riders put into their craft. There is a little bit of luck involved in pro […]

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  • Wanna Improve Your Run Speed for Your Next Race? Tempo Runs Baby…

    Wanna Improve Your Run Speed for Your Next Race? Tempo Runs Baby…

    Last week I put up an epic post that was written by my buddy Sean at “Into Clean Air” — one of my favorite blogs — about incorporating Running Ladders into your workout schedule in the month before your last 10K or 1/2 marathon of […]

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  • Best Ride of the Year

    Best Ride of the Year

    Type: Ride with my Boy Distance: 17.75 miles Time: 1:58:00 Average Speed: 9.0 mph I decided to skip my long ride Monday to spend time riding with my boy instead. I love riding bikes with my boy, who turns seven in a couple of weeks. We usually will […]

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  • How to Increase Your Average Speed on the Bike

    How to Increase Your Average Speed on the Bike

    Two days, the same route, similar conditions, and two very different results. Here are the numbers from my Thursday ride: Type: All Around Ride — Climbing, Descents, and Flats Distance: 29.0 miles Time: 1:35:30 Average Watts: 173 watts Normative Power: 206 watts Total Work: 978 kJ Average Speed: 18.4 mph And here […]

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  • Running a Ladder — Get Ready for Your "A" Race

    Running a Ladder — Get Ready for Your "A" Race

    There is another blogger — Sean from “Into Clean Air” — that I love to read. He has a unique writing style that really appeals to me. I found his blog about a year ago and have been a rabid fan ever since. The thing […]

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  • Biking and Running — Why do We Do It?

    Biking and Running — Why do We Do It?

    So where does the value of endurance training lie? What is the intrinsic value of spending so much time away from our families/work/other obligations? Is the benefit for you in the journey or the destination? For the last couple of years I have gotten serious […]

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  • Your First Century Ride — A Strategy…

    Your First Century Ride — A Strategy…

    If you are looking to successfully complete your first century, here are my suggestions: Choose your course carefully. If you will be participating in an organized ride, make sure you research the course thoroughly. Talk with other cyclists and Google reviews of the actual ride. […]

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