Is your run smartwatch data lying to you?

Smartwatches provide runners with data such as heart rate, GPS location, and VO2 max using AI technology. While useful for insights into running performance, these devices have limitations regarding accuracy, long-term fitness improvements, and individual variability. Ultimately, they serve as guides, and personalized coaching remains essential for truly optimized training and performance.

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How To Learn From Your Racing Failures

If you want to reframe racing failures as lessons learned then you should listen to this episode. Some endurance athletes say “failure is not an option”. If you’ve ever attempted to do a race or event that was slightly ambitious, […]

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Why doing time trials will make you race faster

Why doing time trials will make you race fast What’s the difference between a time trial and a race? Short answer: A lot. This past week was my recovery week before my speed block. I love doing time trials during […]

Training Load: How Much is Too Much?

Avoiding Injury, Burnout, and Illness: Staying Fresh and Hitting Your Goals How much is too much? Training load that is. A question that any athlete thinking about their next event should be asking themselves, ‘how do I go about deciding […]

Low Expectations = Joy | Nowra Sprint Triathlon

Race Recap Jan 2018 What Tim Urban of Wait But Why says actually does ring true; “Joy = Reality — Expectation + Gratitude” (I added the gratitude bit). “Joy = Reality — Expectation + Gratitude” (I added the gratitude bit). […]