Best of the Internet for Endurance Athletes: 30 Apr 17

Each Sunday I’ll post my ‘best of’ list in a number of categories from the inter-webs. Other weeks can be found here. Click on the images to link through to the article.

Technology/Equipment Articles



Training/Racing Articles

Five Weeks to a Stronger Bike
Why a Fast Start Makes You Suffer

Nutrition Articles

Why Carbohydrate is the King for Endurance Performance


Book of the Week

Triathlon: Winning at 70.3 is dedicated to all triathletes who are thinking about stepping up to the middle distance. 70.3 Half Ironman training requires quite a different approach to the shorter distances and to be successful, a more professional approach to training is required. Do not set yourself up for failure on race day! Simply doubling your Olympic distance training will not work. Those who do this will struggle. Do NOT be one of these!

This comprehensive book will give you a specific road map to 70.3 triathlon training and help you properly prepare for your event. It will include race day nutrition strategies, goal setting tips, help you find your ideal race weight, help you train at the right intensity, understand exactly how much fluid to drink, recovery strategies of the pros, strength training strategies that work and much more.

70.3 triathlon is a serious step up and preparation is key. Luckily if you do it right, 70.3 training is something that you can fit into a busy life, get in the best shape of your life and succeed. Remove the guesswork and learn what the pros do.

It will cover:

  • How to develop a specific 70.3 training plan that will will super charge your race results
  • Advanced recovery strategies so you can train just as hard the following day and not burn out through the season
  • How to prevent injury and maintain a healthy body
  • Learn exactly how much to eat and drink on race day so you avoid costly nutrition mistakes
  • Develop incredible strength in the key muscle groups
  • Summon your mental toughness and inner warrior


A personal note from the author:

“This book will help you avoid many 70.3 mistakes that many triathletes make. There is a ton more involved that simply doubling Olympic distance training and hoping for the best! 70.3 is by far, my favourite distance and provides incredible challenge, satisfaction and fitness.”

Triathlon: Winning at 70.3 is a complete in depth guide, which covers all aspects of training, nutrition and racing.

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