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Recovery update - GETTING BACK!

I’m finally feeling like I am at the end of recovery (almost). I’m able to run on the alter G now with fairly normal speed up to 80 percent un weighted. Ironically the Achilles on either side isn’t eh part of my legs that gets the most tired or sore, so I take that as a good sign. I am able to bike almost normally. What is hard is the standing and n...

Muscle Cramps Question

Muscle cramps are one of the most perplexing problems endurance athletes face in training. I get several questions on what can be done about them every year. Here is such a question I just received. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Hi Joe, I have recently purchased the Fast After 50 book and currently working through it and trying to co...

One reason for a bad race

Look let’s be honest. Call it what you want, but it SUCKS when you have had a BAD RACE . Nobody plans for or hopes for that outcome. I wanted to share some of my thoughts on one of the main reasons it happens and how to avoid it . The most heard story in an Ironman debacle story is a nutrition one, or lack thereof. Here is what I think mos...