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David Fuentes Repeats as Run for the Water Champion

In its rich eight-year history, the Run for the Water 10-Miler, the second race in the 2014-15 Austin Fit Magazine Distance Challenge, has become a jewel of ever increasing brilliance which becomes more and more treasured with each passing race.

On a stunningly perfect morning for racing—clear, calm 62 degrees at the start—a record field of […]

By |October 26th, 2014|Results|0 Comments

Kelly Williamson 2nd at Ironman Coeur d’Alene, Neilia Bliss wins AG and 2nd amateur female

Andy Potts (USA) set the tone quickly in the race, pushing his way to front of the race in the choppy and windy conditions on Lake Coeur d’Alene. Swimming the entire swim off the front, Potts established a solid lead of over five minutes on Viktor Zyemtsev (UKR), Maik Twelsiek (DEU) and defending champion, Ben […]

By |June 29th, 2014|Results|0 Comments

Kilojoules over Kilometers:

Elite amateur and well established Ironman athletes can benefit greatly by shifting the focus of their bike volume from distance or time based to kilojoules (Kj) expenditure. By calculating the total work demand of the event you can much more precisely plan the overload and the progression you’ll need to achieve for success. This will ensure that you have accomplished the actual physiological demand and a subsequent overload vs. just doing the distance or time that might appear on the surface as an overload but in reality falls short. […]

By |February 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kilojoules over Kilometers:

Stuff That Works

I was in the enviable position of doing a 4x2km workout with my wife the other day and this is the song I had in my head . Probably not the kind of song you would expect to have stuck in your head during a really hard run workout (though I tend to get Guy Clark songs stuck in my head quite often) but the refrain from this song was ringing ever true for me. “Stuff that works” […]

By |January 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stuff That Works

How Failure can Propel you to Success

Everyone wants to be successful; it’s human nature. We are taught from a young age that if we work hard enough at something, commit to a goal, we will eventually succeed. We eagerly believe in the mantra ‘Anything is Possible’ and while we  know that may not entirely be true, it gives us all hope […]

By |November 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Failure can Propel you to Success