Is a triathlon on your bucket list
Do you plan to add triathlon on your bucket list? If so, read on – have you decided on what distance you want to do, if you are a beginner you might want to start with a sprint and then if you like it move up.
My race at the Stockholm Triathlon
I got up early on the day of the race, got all my gear for swimming, biking and running together,for the bike section I used the same bike I had cycled on from Amsterdam, the only modification I did to the bike was to change the tires, put on a pair of race slicks. I […]
The Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs
What’s the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?
who is in his right mind to
gets up at 6 on a Saturday morning, leaving beautiful women in a warm bed – cycles to the Amsterdam Central Station to catch a train to Bussum Zuid, cycles from Bussum Zuid to Huizen to participate in the 28th edition of the Oostermeent Triathlon Huizen – go through the pain of an Olympic distance triathlon on a very windy and […]
Power food for your workout – Eating for Fitness Recipes
You may not be a competitive athlete, but supplying your body with energy and proper recovery is just as important to you as for a top athlete.
Ginger Papaya Smoothies
Smoothies can make a delicious workout recovery snack, this recipe has the ideal ratio to speed recovery immediately after exercise. Dates are high in glucose, which makes them the perfect natural choice to re-fuel your body. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, aiding in recovery and helping to keep any inflammation under control.
Fueling during exercise
In general, the recommendations for fueling during exercise are: If you are exercising for less than 45 minutes, no need for fuel during exercise. (As always, enjoy a pre-exercise snack.) For 1 to 2 hours of exercise, target about 30 grams of carbs/hour (120 calories). For 2 to 3 hours of exercise, target about 60 […]
Treadmill cheat sheet – speed conversions, pace times and target distances table
When weather conditions are unsafe in the winter months, I often do my running on a treadmill at the Gym, treadmill running is an odd alternative, but there are a few things you need to know. If you’re running at speeds under 9 miles an hour (a very fast 6:40-minute-mile pace), treadmill running burns about […]
Triathletes Cheat Sheet – 400 meter track workout in miles
If you do a lot of interval training on a 400 meter track, here is a conversation table for 400 meters to miles by lap. Laps Miles 1 0.25 2 0.5 3 0.75 4 1 5 1.25 6 1.5 7 1.75 8 2 9 2.25 10 2.5 11 2.75 12 3 13 3.25 14 3.5 […]
Web Site: Insight to running on a treadmill training
As winter is coming, we still need to keep our running muscles active. Here is a site that is useful for you that is running on a treadmill.