Followup Appointment: Back to Business

Today I met with my surgeon to see how the recovery is going. I was secretly hoping to hear it goes better than expected and I can return to my training. X-Ray pictures, then range of motion assessment... impressive! What? October 29 (4 weeks later) October 1st Indeed, I’m healing really fast and haven’t lost … Continue reading Followup Appointment: Back to Business

Nutritional Support for Exercise-Induced Injuries

Injuries happen and nutrition is one of the methods to counter the negative impacts of an exercise-induced injury. Typically injury result in reduced activity and training. While some injuries are minor, such as a bruise or inflammation, others are much more debilitating such as a tear, broken bone, impingement, stress fracture or ruptured tendon.  To … Continue reading Nutritional Support for Exercise-Induced Injuries

SPARTAN RACE TRIFECTA: ONTARIO 21KM BEAST

Spartan Racing is not my specialty and often compromises my performance in triathlon, but still I do it.Why? To spice up my life and training by doing something different and fun. To get a sense of competition.  To get outdoors and explore new places, new cities, meet new people.  To get an extra mini-achievement under my … Continue reading SPARTAN RACE TRIFECTA: ONTARIO 21KM BEAST

Argon 18 E117 Tri+ | Does it worth the money?

Sport of Triathlon is expensive AF. Triathlon bike is probably one the biggest expenses that you will have to make as it may give you the most advantage on the course. People often spend ridiculous amounts of money on their two-wheeled buddies, but totally forget about the main component of getting faster. I believe that … Continue reading Argon 18 E117 Tri+ | Does it worth the money?

OVERTRAINING: §1 A New Chapter

- I can not continue like this... ENOUGH!- I am sick to my stomach. Few days ago, after the awful bike performance, I said to myself ENOUGH! I decided I will do something different. I can't continue like this any longer... The things I did differently for this workout:Instead of training in the morning, I … Continue reading OVERTRAINING: §1 A New Chapter

OVERTRAINING: §2 Count your Losses

Training Peaks Metrics If you can’t measure it, you can not manage it. Luckily we live in the world where we have access to technology that allows us to measure different body metrics. This is especially helpful for athletes who are looking to understand their bodies more. Of course, you should not solely rely on … Continue reading OVERTRAINING: §2 Count your Losses

AQUILA CRONO TRI BIKE | TEST RIDE & REVIEW

PRICE: $3,199.00 Aquila is Canadian brand, based in Oakville and Toronto at the bike shop called Racer Sportif. They offer carbon road, triathlon and track bikes. This carbon triathlon bike came with combination of Ultegra Di2 and Shimano 105 components. Aerobars, as well the handlebars underneath had electronic gear shifting, which moved the chain exactly … Continue reading AQUILA CRONO TRI BIKE | TEST RIDE & REVIEW