Month: August 2016

  2016-08-31 |   Category : Uncategorized

As one of the great Yogi Berra quotes states: “Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” That quote, well at least the premise of it, could not be any more true. During my peak race of the year, the Leadville Trail 100 MTB, I found myself kicking in to plan B …

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  2016-08-29 |   Category : Uncategorized

Retrospection by Andy Buckley Nice, France – July 14th, 2016 As we sat on my lawn on a beautiful Thursday before our Tahoe Trail Race, enjoying a wonderful dinner with our likeminded friends, a maniac in France drove a truck through the crowded seafront of a Nice Bastille Day celebration. The next day was our …

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  2016-08-28 |   Category : Uncategorized

“While competing in my first 3 full IRONMAN triathlons, I was content to simply finish comfortably with gradual time improvements in each race.  This season I decided to make a concerted effort to be much more competitive.  I began by incorporating exercises and recommendations learned from a run gait analysis performed by Julie last year.  …

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  2016-08-23 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Endurance athletes have a number of challenges when preparing for competition. There is the sheer volume of training hours required for a four to six-hour event, but also how to manage intensity and fueling during workouts. Not surprisingly, performance is directly related to how well athletes understand their bodies’ metabolism and fueling needs, during training …

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