I have been asked and often asked questions related to endurance sports, and my appearance (yes I look like a star 😉 ). So let me take a stab in no particular order at the various questions..
But before that a quickie about the sport of Triathlon – Triathlon as the name says, is some sort of a marathon in three different disciplines. Yes, the one that I do, and in general involves, swimming, cycling, and running, in the same order. Continue reading →
I ran 13.1 miles today, on the trails, with an elevation gain of 2190 fts. I had not run a single time past 6 weeks or more. Suffering from a calf muscle injury, I was only on bike, swimming, and cross-fitting (avoiding the run workouts). I spent time working on my glutes, core, squats and used to row more. Workouts dealing in squats are the best overall workout for your body. Continue reading →
We generally get drawn into lots of drills when swimming with the Masters group. No doubt that the drills are great, and lot to learn from the Masters group. This post is not to discuss the pros and cons of the drills for Masters Swimming, rather incorporate those drills to suit the triathlon needs.
So after my Masters swim workout, I spoke to a triathlon coach. And I found three really good points from our talk- Continue reading →