Pedaleo incognito por Río.

Yo no sé si ustedes leyeron lo mismo que yo al salir el REPORTAJE de 452 palabras sobre nuestro ciclista olímpico en una de las más famosas revistas virtuales de ciclismo a nivel mundial todos nosotros quedamos en shock. Algunos pensaron wau! este fue su minuto de fama,la pauta, otros patrióticamente se alegraron de que nuestra bandera sobre ruedas tuviese exposición a nivel mundial y … Continue reading Pedaleo incognito por Río.

Ironman San Juan 70.3 (2014)*en español*

(Artículo originalmente escrito en 2014 en mi antiguo blog e-trinews.blogspot.com) El 15 de enero me encontraba en la oficina del Dr. Angel Perez Toro casi sin poder caminar por un fuerte dolor en la tibia que salió de la nada. Luego de revisarme y debatirnos entre un diagnostico de “shin splints” vs stress fracture las directrices fueron claras: Emma; Un mes sin correr! Para cualquiera … Continue reading Ironman San Juan 70.3 (2014)*en español*

Tracking effort:*How to measure your training*

Don’t be one of the stats, too many athletes focus on worthless data when overseeing their training sessions, they want to go at a certain speed while riding a bike or stick to a specific heart rate while running. People even want to know how many steps they’re taking, how fast their cranks are spinning or how many calories they’re burning. We are overdoing it! … Continue reading Tracking effort:*How to measure your training*

Training in the tropics: [heat stress vs. athletic performance]

You already know or imagine it, if not let me tell you; hot weather and high temperatures affect your body’s ability to perform exercise. Many internal and external factors interact as your organism tries to adapt and respond to temperature changes (heat). Your training should consider this, as very dangerous heat-induced illness could compromise your health. How does it work? What happens when it fails? … Continue reading Training in the tropics: [heat stress vs. athletic performance]

Recovery in endurance sports training, 6 tips.

Many people think that recovery in training just means to sleep or take a day off. Yes, that’s part of the equation but there’s much more to it. Recovery essentially prepares your body to withstand and absorb whatever is to come next in training. Without a proper work/rest ratio there is not improvement, as simple as that. We all know about popular recovery aid methods like … Continue reading Recovery in endurance sports training, 6 tips.