Sweat Test

Sweat Test

Sweat Test Context A lot of triathletes and runners in Asia train and race in heat and/or humidity conditions that are beyond what most people elsewhere would qualify as healthy. Certain athletes still do well in the heat and/or humidity, but some, on the contrary,...
Review: Tempo Trainer for swimming

Review: Tempo Trainer for swimming

Review: Tempo Trainer for swimming At a time when the new family of Garmin watches have raised the bar further than ever, with tons of new functions (more on this in a coming blog), the tempo trainer from FINIS seems to be an antique with its outrageously basic...
Hefei 70.3: now we know!

Hefei 70.3: now we know!

Hefei 70.3: now we know! Since the announcement of the acquisition of Ironman brand by the Wanda group in August 2015, I have been waiting to see what the new Ironman group can produce in China. Since October 16, 2016, date of Hefei 70.3, the first 70.3 of a series of...
IRONMAN Port Maquarie: Redemption

IRONMAN Port Maquarie: Redemption

IRONMAN Port Maquarie: Redemption “Why would anybody want to run a marathon after 6, 7 or 8 hours of exercising? What is wrong with you guys?” I don’t know why. If I knew, I would probably stop. Maybe I am just doing it to be able to know why I am doing...

First SwimRun in Thailand

First SwimRun in Thailand Barring Marcus, all swim-run beginners…but all endurance junkies The origin of new races are not always clear, as memories fade and people move on. I wanted to leave a trace of this one, without the objective of providing a synopsis of what...