– How you been my friend? Haven’t heard from you for a while! – Doing great, better than excellent? That’s Awesome! Glad to hear.– What you been up to? Wow, you achieved so much. You […]
PRE-RACE Instead of staying at hotel or Airbnb, me and my brother Stepan, who is visiting me from Ukraine, decided we will more enjoy camping. The tent was set up at the Arrowhead Campground, which […]
PRE-STORY Mental Masturbation Marbella race completely destroyed my expectations, flipped everything upside down. For about 3 weeks after the race I suffered from depressing thoughts and emotions. I got locked up in my head. I […]
IRONMAN Marbella 70.3 is over and Kona race is in 2 weeks. I took about 10 days of recovery and this is the first somewhat serious bike workout. Since Hawaii race will be done in […]
Pre-Story: Since the Paris marathon which I did on January 6th this year I decided to focus entirely on triathlons. Despite my coach’s concerns in regards to racing frequency, I set myself ambitious goal to […]
Past 4-5 weeks were hell. The taper began 5 days ago and my training volume has been decreased. Having failed so many times I am not looking forward to this workout. The race is in […]
This the first time this year I was riding outside. For the past 5 months I’ve been training in my basement on a trainer. I am so happy to finally get outdoors and test this machinery I’ve been working on so hard.
SATURDAY and it means one thing to me – #paintrain in my basement is waiting on me to take me into the magic world of pain.
This time I’ve come prepared. I learned my lessons last week and made the adjustments.
It all payed off! Good job Sasha!
The race is over. You’ve given all you had. What’s next? Recovery.
Proper post-exercise nutrition as much important as the previous stages. Learn about how to maximize your recovery through the lenses of sports nutrition.
Energy expenditure is extremely high in endurance sports and a lot of athletes are failing to adequately fuel their bodies. Under-eating is commonly seen among endurance athletes. Hydration During Exercise Hydration is a complex topic […]
BRICK 2:45 hours at 190 Watts + 15 min Run off bike A brick workout is any workout that combines swimming, biking and/or running into a single session. The most common example is the bike to run brick, where you […]
I often meet people, healthy people, who tell me they wish they “could” run, wish they “could” bike, wish they ”could” get in shape. They wish they had the discipline or self-control needed. They act […]
For athletes, eating carbohydrates is like putting the octane in your body. Consuming carbs will increase your blood glucose levels and help to fill your tanks before training or racing.
RACE RECAP The venue took place at the sports complex with hot drinks and even live music. I got my bib and started to prepare for the race. Standing at the front line of the […]