Do your respiratory muscles ‘steal’ blood from your locomotor muscles?

February 27th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

No matter how hard you try to get air into your lungs, it never seems to be enough. The most practical example of this feeling would be in the last stages of a ramp […]


The athlete’s heart

February 19th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Training doesn’t just help your performance, it has positive effects on your heart.


The psychology of pacing

February 12th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Pacing is critical in triathlon, but it’s not an easy skill to master. The science behind pacing strategies.


How trainable is your VO2 max?

February 4th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

While VO2 max doesn’t completely define athletic performance, it is a huge factor and something all triathletes can work on.


Handlebar palsy: What to do about numb hands on the bike?

January 28th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Bike, Training | No Comments »

There’s lots you can do to avoid numb hands when you’re riding. Some tips on how to avoid the discomfort.


Integrating nutrition & training: “Train High, Sleep Low, Train Low”

January 21st, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Why adapting your diet to your training instead of a highly rigid diet may enhance training adaptations. The approach has been dubbed “train high, sleep low, train low.”


The physiology behind our improvements in endurance

January 14th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

There’s more to this than what meets the eye. Here’s a brief look into how your body responds to training.


What’s the deal with dark chocolate?

January 7th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition | No Comments »

Loaded with cocoa, dark chocolate is good for the cardiovascular, immune and central nervous systems. Studies have also shown it has positive effects on the gastrointestinal tract and obesity. 


Why we struggle to keep our New Year’s resolutions

December 30th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Training | No Comments »

We are goal-oriented beings that desire to accomplish something. Unfortunately, the cultural fad of making New Year’s resolutions doesn’t work with our brains.


Seven indoor training hacks for the winter

December 27th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Here’s how you can make your indoor training experience more enjoyable and effective