My HRV-Guided Training Leading up to my HIM Race Day in 2021

the tech is better now on many levels. Here's a brain dump of positive tech goodness…

A Garmin Makes You 3% Faster, Fact #Controversial #Science

Of course, the unanswered question is, "Does a more expensive gadget make you EVEN faster ;-)…

STRYD Running Power Zone Calculators – All of them

This post contains a link to a running power zone calculator spreadsheet at the end. First…

Season Finale and Demonstrable Effect of an Ironman (on me)

As Rotterdam’s ITU Final finishes the season for the Age Grouper triathletes, I await the tales of potential…

Garmin Performance Condition – throughout your exercise and in GC afterwards

Here’s one of the data fields on the 935 that I had overlooked for various reasons…

30-20-10 Run Workout

Apart from sounding very silly, FARTLEK just doesn’t sit right in my mind. I have this…

Science In Sport – SiS Overnight Protein and Caffeine Shots – Opinion

Science In Sport kindly sent me some free product in return for my thoughts on 2x…

Ironman Journey: All SiSsed up and nowhere to go

The music lovers and more senior athletes amongst you will recognise the oblique reference in the…

BSX Insight XM2

The 2nd Generation BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and also estimates…

The energy cost of running & walking – weight loss and calories burned 101

I incorrectly thought that to get your body from A to B required the same amount…

Supplements: An Infographic or Two

You might find these 2 infographics interesting. I can’t in any way vouch for the voracity…

Curranz dosing updates for blackcurrants (new research)

Some new research on Blackcurrant supplementation is shown below in a Press Release from Curranz. You can…

Garmin Fenix 5 : What is Firstbeat Training Effect 2.0 and Training Status – impact on XERT or GoMore?

Garmin’s Fenix 5 advertises the use of Training Effect 2.0 and will also be including a…

Sports Superfood – Blackcurrants ?

I use the CURRANZ product and have made no secret of that previously. I believe it…

Maximal Power Available (MPA) and Time-to-Exhaustion (TTE) – XERT CIQ apps (Garmin Connect IQ)

It took me a while to realise that 2XU was ‘two times you’ but I got…

Review: Kinematix Tune running footstrike analysis insoles

Portugese startup, KINEMATIX, has a neat little device for measuring some elements of running form and…

HRV – How good is your HRV…and does it matter?

I’ve often wondered what ‘normal’ HRV was. Am I normal? Am I average? I like to…

Bored with Beet-it? Better back blackcurrants instead.

I’m getting desperate with titles. sorry about that. I meant to post some updates on blackcurrant…

MOXY Monitor: Setting Up and a Review of my 515 Test

The MOXY Monitor device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (NIRS). MOXY uses the nature of the…

H2PRO Hydrate Review | Precision Hydration

Ladies, of course, merely glow rather than sweat. Yet this old adage reflects a lot of truth…