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Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 14

In Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 13 I did a quick recap of the previous 6 week block and laid out the overall schedule that I planned to follow for the second six week (skate focus) block with each individual workout.  In brief I stuck with my same 5 days out of 7 training schedule with an alternating hard day/easy day approach as shown below:

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Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 13

Ok, time to prattle again.  Previously, in Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 11 and Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 12, I looked in some detail at my post-race analysis of my performance at the Texas Road Rash, what I had determined and how I had set up my training to address the problems leading into the next major event, the Chicagoland Inline Marathon.Read More

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Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 12

On Tuesday in Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 11, I detailed my analysis of my performance at the Texas Road Rash and the conclusions I had reached.  In short, my endurance and sustainable speeds were good but my acceleration/top speed was weak as hell.  As well, I was lacking pack skills although, as I discussed on Tuesday, this was of less relative importance to me.… Read More

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Methods of Endurance Training: 2011 Season Part 11

Ok, time to get back to self-indulgent prattling mode, hopefully this won’t screw up my training again.  Previously, in Texas Road Rash 2011: Race Report Part 1 and Texas Road Rash 2011: Race Report Part 2 I gave a detailed description of my performance in the elite marathon division of the race (my first time racing elite or at the marathon distance).… Read More