Tagged: Epic Endurance Bucket List

Weekend Reading: Tips From the Pits

I spent last Saturday in an aid station. For the previous six years, I’d been on the other side of our Leadville 100 aid stations, coming in off the race course to get new bottles and reload on food. This year I decided not to race the Leadville 100, partly because I’m doing the USA…

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Chris Carmichael Blog: Time-Crunched Athlete Premise Upheld Again!

Before I move on to other topics, you have to check out this article from the New York Times. There have been plenty of studies that have verified the efficacy of the high-intensity training principles behind the “Time-Crunched Cyclist” and “Time-Crunched Triathlete” books and training programs. The articles referenced by the NYT extends the premise…

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Chris Carmichael Blog: Training Lessons Learned in 2010

The end of the year is a good time to look back and consider the lessons you’ve learned over the past 12 months. And while I learned plenty of lessons outside of training and sport, here’s what 2010 taught me as an athlete: Intervals trump experience: I’ve been racing bicycles since I was 9 years…

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