Category: Training

What exercise intensity best burns body fat?

A curious question that came up recently on twitter. I always thought that low intensity was the fat burning area – that’s what my coach has always said to me. This is how my metabolic tests always come back:

30 NO EXCUSES home exercises for beginners

Now you have no more excuses! Here are 30 great exercises that you can do at home, without the need for any equipment!

Running speed and body fat, how are they related?

Having had a long term friendly argument with my coach over body weight (yes I’m happy with my weight, I don’t understand why you aren’t?!) I decided to do some research into how exactly body weight affects performance. As far as I understand, body…

Snow running – Why you SHOULD do it!!

I tried my first attempt at snow running tonight. I have to be honest, it didnt fill me with thrills for many reasons: I’m rubbish on uneven surfaces as it is and sprain my ankle at the drop of a hat! I still have…

What is base training and why do it?

When I first started out as a triathlete, I remember going for regular winter runs round the local reservoir (a 6 mile loop) and to keep up with the crowd, my heart rate was in the high 170’s and it felt like hard hard…

Brett Sutton IM talk interview (part2) IM talk, episode 241

Brett: I have great athletes that have ironman bodies and short course heads. You need the mentality. An athlete he trained said ironman was the most boring thing he had ever done in his life. He stopped and sat on the side of the…