Cycling and running without proper recovery could lead to dead legs, mental fatigue and other overtraining symptoms. If you train hard then you probably already know the importance of rest days. https://youtu.be/Z5bjh3tXnHQ Professional athletes will include light days, or a day off, right into their training schedule. And after a hard race or tough training block … Continue reading The science of rest and recovery in sports “Train smarter, so you can train harder “
I’d highly recommend the Everyfun M3 Pro to runners and cyclist looking for an effective recovery tool that won’t break the bank, it’s been amazing! As a serious trail runner and mountain biker I have always relied on vibrating rollers and stationary massagers to help with my recovery. And if I am being honest, I … Continue reading This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking
As a fat adapted athlete I incorporate many 48 hour, and 72 hour fasts, throughout the year, as part of my training. But do you have to stop working out during a fast? In this video I will try and answer this question, as well as several others, I frequently get. And while I am … Continue reading Working out and training during an extended/multi-day fast
Fed up with traditional taping techniques and cumbersome bulky braces? I found a great taping method that works well for me. I began experimenting with different ways of taping my ankles to deal with the tough rocky terrain in my area. The technique I came up with restricts side to side movement while still allowing … Continue reading Weak ankles? Tape them to prevent sprains while trail running
As an avid mountain biker and trail runner I have found foam rolling to be one of the most essential tools in my arsenal. Used consistently, it can improve your performance and recovery time. After a long mtb ride or trail run I'll hit the roller for about 20 mins to help break up the … Continue reading Foam rolling for mountain biking & trail running: Recover faster and get stronger!
LyteShow is the minimalist solution to hydration. I stopped relying on gels, bars and energy drinks over 2 years ago, and started using this a year later. It’s perfect for fat adapted athletes, as well as folks looking to cut down on sugary supplements. I personally don’t use anything else for all my activities under … Continue reading LyteShow: Intense endurance workouts without sugary, expensive drinks are possible!