We’re spending the weekend in Luxembourg and that’s always an excellent opportunity to experience hills and train a bit differently than normal. Today I went for a training in the hills around Grosbous, Luxembourg. Started out going uphill without any warm-up, so I relaxed a bit before starting to work hard. In this area it’s […]
One of the great things about triathlon is that you get to have loads of gadgets and stuff, which is just all about doing the sport. In this update I’ll talk about my most recent visit to sports retailer Decathlon and what I got out of that. So, I had a gift card for Decathlon […]
Just had a swim session at the local pool. Practiced another 2+ kilometers of crawl strokes and worked specifically on doing the stroke under water with the shoulder rather than the elbow – a problem I’ve had forever. Try to change a stroke from something you’ve done forever to something that’s different. Pretty difficult. At […]
Jakob tracks his first fore-foot run session using Endomondo. Check here to see what the findings were!
After an irritating 10 days after my dental operation last week, today was the first day that I was back in training. And how very nice that was! http://www.endomondo.com/embed/workouts?w=i-uFXe4mjXE&width=250&height=350A colleague of mine from LogMeIn extended the courtesy of sharing some of his fitness and pulling me around an 11km route in the area. During the […]
Today marks the day that I’ve been off the coffee for 6 months and I thought it might be a good time to talk a bit about it. I’ll tell why I quit and what that brought me both in work, private life and endurance sports. I’ve been speaking to a number of people recently […]
Just picked up a really good tip for those of you working on improving your swimming technique related to triathlon. The TriSwimCoach podcast episode 19 packs an interview with Glenn Mills from GoSwim.tv. They cover plenty of nice tips for beginner and intermediary triathletes, so you might want to check out the podcast. Two things […]
Over the past few weeks I’ve had conversations with a few people about starting training or taking training to the next level. Often the new goal of going somewhere new with training is one that the athlete eagerly wants to get to. A common mistake is to let the efforts in training match the desire […]
Just spent some time reviewing this blog and upon reviewing it I’ve made some changes. As my motivation to write here is changing, then so will the content. As I’m throwing out a few non-family, non-work actitivies in order to make more time for sports it’s natural that the focus here changes too. As of […]
Garmin Forerunner 110 is now available, but is the entry-level runners GPS-watch a good buy?