Andrew Read

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Just one week until Ironman. After months of training twice daily it’s a bit of a shock to find yourself sitting around, but I've actually had some promising training sessions this week.
Christopher Sommer's amazing new courses, Foundation One and Handstand One, break down complicated gymnastics techniques for the beginner. They also incorporate much needed mobility drills.
If you've gotten into endurance sports you've probably gotten good at enduring pain for long periods of time. But are you actually getting faster? Here is my advice for improving your times.
C’mon body, just two weeks to go. One more big dance and I promise I won’t do anything too stupid to you for the rest of the year.
The treadmill may be a symbol of globo gyms, but I've come to appreciate it, both for my old joints and the specific training it can offer. Here are 2 workouts guaranteed to improve your performance.
The goal in training isn’t to do the most reps or to spend a certain amount of time in the gym regardless of outcomes. The goal is to improve. If you hit a personal record then the work is done.
I met a new friend during one of my training sessions and it got me thinking about my goal times for the Ironman - which is only three weeks away now.
The FMS and HKC certifications appear to be a collection of progressions. But upon closer inspection they could be all the training you need. Here are the reasons why.
As the weeks wind down I’m starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel as far as training goes. My body finally seems to be healing and adjusting to the high training volume.
Forget your "Couch to 10K" article. Here's the way to become a runner. It'll take time, but you'll avoid injury - especially if you're older than 35 - and complete your race, mud run, or triathlon.
We know race cars are finely tuned and heavily maintained machines. Your body should be treated the same. Let's look at what a proper "tune up" looks like for the athlete seeking better performance.
When you read that a study supports someone’s product just ask yourself, "What is gained from that support?" The fitness world is filled with snake oil salesman, many of them back by "science."