The Open Source Athlete

Open Source Athlete - March Edition

Monday, 4th March 2013

Its not about quantity, its all about quality

The disclaimer in this instance is that if you are training for an endurance event, there is no doubt going to be some quantity required – however I will say that even in these circumstances, total volume for the "long run" can be offset by increasing the quality of how it is done.


Open Source Athlete - February Edition

Monday, 4th February 2013

LSD vs Intensity

I have always been a huge advocate of putting in lots of long slow miles in preparation for any length of ultra distance racing. These miles are necessary to create the diesel engine that ultimately gets you across the line.


Open Source Athlete - January Edition

Sunday, 30th December 2012

Ultra Life Article written for O2 Magazine

Download the full article and Dec/Jan issue here

The Only Way to Fail is to Never Even Try


Open Source Athlete - December Edition

Tuesday, 4th December 2012

New beginnings - end of a big year, start of something new

With the year winding down, and only a few more days until the drawing of the 2013 Western States lottery, I cannot believe that it has been a full year since I started out with my plan for 2012.


Open Source Athlete - November Edition

Monday, 5th November 2012

WWCD - what would Caveman do?

Could a caveman have eaten it? Walking through the shopping mall and scruitinising every food item on the shelf, the answer to that question is, probably not.


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