Monthly Archives: February 2014

Yak Attack: 2014
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February 28, 2014 posted by

Yak Attack: 2014

A year ago today, I was in Nepal getting ready for what would be the coolest bike race I’ve ever done. The Yak Attack, part race, part adventure, is a 11-stage…

Limited Energy
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February 25, 2014 posted by

Limited Energy

Your body’s energy is limited. While you can increase its limitations, it’s still easy to train beyond your capacity. I’m about to post the workouts for my foundation training block,…

Shin Splints: Prehab and Rehab
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February 21, 2014 posted by

Shin Splints: Prehab and Rehab

Almost every runner, and quite a few non-runners, have to deal with shin splints at some point. While hardly debilitating, they can wreck an event you’ve trained for and are…

Most Impressive Climb Ever?
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February 14, 2014 posted by

Most Impressive Climb Ever?

Hard to call this Psyche, because it’s not the kind of thing most of us aspire to do but, like watching the Olympics, it’s fun to marvel at people on…

Blog Role
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February 13, 2014 posted by

Blog Role

This title is not a typo, even though this post is a roll of sorts. Denis Faye’s blog, The Real Nutrition Nerd, has been on fire lately so today I’m…

Repeat Process As Necessary
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February 8, 2014 posted by

Repeat Process As Necessary

To me, the coolest things in sports happen behind the scenes. This week’s Psyche vid is Steve Lapen on the first American ascent of Ghetto Booty (5.14c/d) at Mt Charleston….

The Big Picture
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February 7, 2014 posted by

The Big Picture

I don’t write a lot of reviews but today I’ll make an exception. As a how to guy, not gear guy, it seems more beneficial to spend my time on…

Exercise To Cure The Blues
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February 6, 2014 posted by

Exercise To Cure The Blues

Is there anything in life that exercise doesn’t help with? In the Outside article, The Exercise Prescription for Depression, Erin Berger reports, Building on previous studies suggesting that exercise could…