Andrew Read

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It took me years to jump in and do a triathlon myself. I had all the usual excuses. So here's my advice.
Training is a safe place. But it is only in the deep waters of competition that we can truly learn about ourselves.
Two days is a far cry from the length of time athletes usually suffer with ITB. Most of them deal with it for a year or more.
It's no good to just seek mobility. Mobility without motor control is just another injury waiting to happen.
Saying you aren’t an expert in something is seen as a sign of weakness. But nothing could be further from the truth.
When your muscles are tired, it’s pretty obvious. But when your mind is tired it can be hard to tell.
Most people will hit their target within a month just by using more targeted training and diligent daily practice.
If every trainer read Kenneth Jay's book, we would all be better equipped to help people improve their VO2 max and actually get fit.
Something to note here is the definition of fitness for most textbooks - VO2 max. Lifting heavy weights quickly doesn’t improve it.
In all honesty, the amount of fat you have is largely determined not by training, but by diet.
More people should be paying attention to Brandon Hetzler's message about corrective and developmental movement.
If you can't fill out a training diary for five minutes, then will you have the discipline to eat well for the rest of the year?