For the Love of Mary The first time 97-year-old runner George Etzweiler completed the race up the northeast’s tallest peak, Mount Washington, he was 69 years old. Despite having a pacemaker, the State College, Pennsylvania resident continues to compete in the grueling 7.6-mile race up nearly 4,700 feet of paved road, breaking his own record […]
This Might Be the Most Valuable Training Data When the question of how to use data to guide your training came up during a podcast discussion last week, I dusted off a familiar bromide. The output from GPS watches, power meters, heart rate monitors, and other forms of modern wearable tech is great for describing […]
Looking for some good stuff to keep you motivated or get through some tough workouts? Here are some of my favorite YouTube channels. Feel free to post your favorites in the comments! Babbitville – Host Bob Babbitt brings you videos from the world of endurance sports with all your favorite athletes and special guests. Get inspired, […]
Looking for a little extra motivation? Tired of listening to the same old news on your daily commute? The folks at PlayerFM have compiled a nice list of Endurance Sports Podcasts for your listening pleasure. Here a a few of my favorites. Endurance Sports Endurance sports podcasts curated by emmettpate.
Losing and Regaining Fitness | TrainingPeaks A week’s visit to a Caribbean island did me in. I didn’t feel like renting a bike to pedal along the oceanfront as I was fearful of traffic patterns I did not know. I was also unmotivated to run on strange roads, or on the treadmill in the hotel […]