October 2013

If you’ve spent any time with triathletes – especially the gear loving, data obsessed, analysis junkies like me – you’ll have heard a lot said about aerodynamics. Triathlon discussion boards are laden with often heated discussion on what is aero and what is not, how...

My friend Alice is running - and cycling and swimming - to raise money for charity. I always knew training and racing in endurance sports to be fundamentally selfish. For some, myself included, the focus on the self is the best part of it – the...

The morning Race mornings are weird. There’s always a seemingly contradictory mix of nervous excitement, detachment, and crankiness at any small deviation from ‘the plan’. That last one needs work. 6:30 and it’s hot already. Forecast is calling for a humidex of 36C with full-on sunshine during...

Ready, set, blog! My name is Michael and I am a triathlete. It is an addiction of sorts, although not one to be ashamed of. Since I launched X3 Training earlier this year and started coaching, I live the sport that much more. I coach, train,...