Andrew Read

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A waterproof iPod? Underwater Audio has come up with a cure for lap swimming boredom.
What's up with female endurance athletes getting "skinny fat"? I couldn’t find a single case of a man getting ready for an Ironman who gained weight.
So your feet your hurt after a few minutes of running and you think an appropriate goal is to run a half marathon?
What you may need to become a full-fledged superhero is different to what your workout buddy may need. How can that be?
Carbs aren’t the devil and there is no need to avoid them. They might even make you faster.
What is it about power meters that makes them useful when measuring training or performance? Why not just use heart rate or speed?
As a good parent, do you let a kid off eating his vegetables, which you know are good for him, or do you make him eat the green stuff?
You can never be too conditioned, too strong, or too fit for an event, cert, or seminar.
It seems that working hard consistently is out. These days it’s all about the minimum effective dose.
ITB issues, if caught early enough, can be dealt with quite easily.
Of all the lessons I’ve learned, there is one that stands far above the rest as the most important: If you don’t aim big, you may as well not bother.
Think of training as currency. Once we spend it, there’s little chance to get it back. In the case of running, many of us overspend and wonder why we have essentially gone broke.