Who Ultrarunner, airline captain and insanely competitive triathlete, Chas Melichar
Topic : Training for Marathons & Triathlons
When : Wed Sep 19, 9pm EST (here's how to find out when that is in your timezone)
How : Google+ Hangout. Follow either Kirk or Scott for details on the live feed.
See you there.
What happens to the brain during periods of exercise, and during recovery? How can you adjust your own fitness regime (and your lifestyle in general) in order to maximise these benefits? From the other side of things, can you use a regular dose of exercise to help heal the brain after an injury? Improve memory? Increase IQ?
Helping us explore this fascinating topic is none other than personal trainer Kirk Fontaine. Fantastic.
Via The Adventure Blog : Steve Colligan is getting ready to tackle more than 600 miles from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal - on a unicycle. Love it.
Alwyn Cosgrove shares a handful of epiphanies from his training career. A great read.
"There comes a time in every race when a competitor meets the real opponent, and understands that it's himself."
- Lance Armstrong
Via Podium Sports Journal : A very interesting article by Sports Phychologist Carrie Cheadle - Optimal Focus for Racing. Although it focuses on competitive cycling, much of it applies to a range of sports.