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Eliminating The Junk Miles From Your Training for Ironman

Eliminating The Junk Miles From Your Training for Ironman

Posted by matt russ on 20th Sep 2018

Before you begin your training for the day you should ask yourself one question, "what will be the specific purpose of this workout and what do you want to accomplish?" If you do not know the answer … read more
Bicycle Selection and Purchase for Triathletes

Bicycle Selection and Purchase for Triathletes

Posted by Matt Russ on 18th Sep 2018

Bikes range in price from as little as $800 to well over $5000, and vary greatly in design, materials, and performance. If you are new to triathlon, or even contemplating a triathlon, do you have to h … read more

Reducing travel induced stress on athletes

Posted by Matt Russ on 17th Sep 2018

The purposed of the race taper is to facilitate maximal recovery while maintaining a sharp edge to fitness.  This is  accomplished by gradually reducing training volume but not necessarily i … read more
Ironman, Catabolic Workouts, and Masters Male Body Fat Gain

Ironman, Catabolic Workouts, and Masters Male Body Fat Gain

Posted by Matt Russ on 10th Sep 2018

Completing or competing in an Ironman on the masters level is an even greater accomplishment in that the body does not react or recover from exercise like it did in an athlete's 20's or 30's.  In … read more
Ceramicspeed Addresses the Minutiae of Speed

Ceramicspeed Addresses the Minutiae of Speed

Posted by Matt Russ on 7th Sep 2018

When cyclists think upgrade they go to carbon, everything, and nearly every bicycle part can be found in carbon fiber.  But purchasing an expensive carbon seatpost, stem, or choosing the carbon s … read more