På høsten i fjor deltok jeg på Backyard Ultra Sandefjord der vi løp 6,7km x 12 med start hver hele time. Det var på en måte et ultraløp, men i praksis så var det 12 drøye intervaller. Ganske harde intervaller. Nå, i kveld kl 23:59, går starten på 50 Miles eller 83km av løpet Soria … Fortsett å lese Min ultraløp debut
When I heard about the Pho3nix Sub7/8 hour project, my initial thought was; Ironman under 7 hours? Thats not possible. Not today at least with the equipment and rules we have. It would take a world-class open water swim, a bike leg with unheard average watts and the fastest marathon in any full distance triathlon … Fortsett å lese Sub7 hour Ironman – is it possible?
Honestly, I was not on solid ground when going for a nutrition strategy for my 24-hour ride this summer. My options were either my normal Ironman-distance race nutrition which is mainly gels or my normal training nutrition which is mainly bread with peanut butter, honey and banana. Or the third option which is something in … Fortsett å lese I ate 10000 kcal in one day
For those who follow me on SoMe, you might have seen that I have a new racing bike. The visual difference are the easiest to spot. The all matte black PRsix was in many ways my dream bike, but I do like color as well. QR offers 11 frame color options with different decal options. … Fortsett å lese Meet the QuintanaRoo PRsix2
Merk at jeg har samarbeidsavtale med Bioracer og noen av deres produkter er omtalt. Ved å bruke koden «triallan» vil du få 30 % på Bioracer Speedwear Concept Tri Suit og Bioracer Aero tubes. Merk også at besparelser oppgis i watt, et begrep som er relativt og avhengig av hastighet. Mine besparelser er basert på … Fortsett å lese Hvordan kle seg for en triatlon i 2020
Tomorrow at 9 AM CET (roughly) I will start my 24 hour distance challenge. Riding as far as possible within that time. The obvious goal is to bet the Norwegian distance record of 767 km, but I want to go at least 800km. With a super fast triathlon bike, aero clothing and equipment it should … Fortsett å lese Ready for the 24 hour challenge
This seasons lack of racing has made cyclists restless and creative. In Norway we had a «distance-war» with the current record holder Jonas Orset didn’t stop until he 1011 kilometre. I am not going out for that record, but after watching a video of a James MacDonald trying to ride 950k in 24 hour on … Fortsett å lese Going for the Norwegian 24 hour record
Earlier this spring I had a training ride with Hans Christian Tungesvik. It was a 4h ride with 15 x 7 min on/3 min easy at 240/260/280 watts, Hans Christian’s watts. On the first 7 min on 240w I pushed 274w to keep up. On the 260w I went 286w and on the 280w I … Fortsett å lese Where did I aerodynamically screw up?
I honestly don’t get depressed with the lack of races. It’s an excellent opportunity to do things I have wished to do, but could not find space in a packed race season. One of them is running a marathon. You know, the version without following some swimming and bike riding. First time I ran a … Fortsett å lese Project 2:32
“Devil is in the details”. A slightly odd phrase which implies that being nitty-gritty with the details is where extraordinary results are made. Triathletes, with their often A-type personalities, love to get deep into the details. In triathlon, however, it’s all wrong. The extraordinary results are made when doing the ordinary and basic stuff … Fortsett å lese Nail the basics
Merk at jeg har samarbeid med blant annet Bioracer, Precision Hydration, Sykkeltilpasning og Polar som er blant det som nevnes som gavetips under. Å kjøpe julegave til triatleter kan mildt sagt være krevende. Det er så mye vi ønsker oss, samtidig som det er så spesifikt. Det gjør det vanskelig å ønske seg noe uten … Fortsett å lese Julegavetips til triatleter 2019
Det er med stor glede å kunne dele at jeg fra nå kan tilby avansert svettetesting inkludert kurs i væske og saltinntak. Precision Hydration, som leverer utstyret som kan måle saltinnhold i svetten har nettopp gitt meg opplæring i bruk at utstyret. Mengde sodium i svetten varierer fra 200mg/l til over 2000mg/l, og antall liter … Fortsett å lese Advanced Sweat Testing – tilgjengelig i Norge
In my project #FasterThanSuperman, where I try to become the most aerodynamic triathlete in the world, I have learned that “its all about the engine” is not true. You can ride faster without having a better engine. The estimated gains are calculated with «Average Joe» over 180km. In part one of the blog post series, I … Fortsett å lese How to ride faster for free – part 2
Lofoten er et av verdens «hotteste» reisemål, spesielt for de eventyrlystne som ikke frykter fysiske anstrengelser. Personlig så har jeg virkelig forelsket meg i stedet som også er grunnen til at jeg har vært der fem ganger de siste fem årene. Lofoten er et mekka for mange, alt fra fjellklatrere, fiskere, turgåere, triatleter og kunstnere. … Fortsett å lese En nybegynners guide til Lofoten
Ironman as a professional sport has stepped up its game the last few years and this year’s race in Kona has the best field ever. I am super excited about the race. These are my predictions and I will try to take as little precautions as possible because I find it boring. Nobody knows how … Fortsett å lese Ironman Hawaii predictions
How are you doing? The question came from my mindset coach Adelaide Goodeve. Eeeehh, I guess that I am fine. But I need a reminder on why I am actually doing the race tomorrow. My season kicked off with Ironman Texas in April. Then I did Norseman and just two weeks after Lofoten Triathlon. It … Fortsett å lese Race report Ironman Barcelona 2019
Alistair Brownlee, the greatest Olympic distance triathlete of all times, is soon having is debut in Ironman Hawaii. Can he win in Kona? Obviously, it’s not impossible that it happens. But do I believe that it happens? Highly unlikely is my answer. Alistair might be the most aggressive racers in triathlon. You just got to … Fortsett å lese Can Alistair Brownlee win Ironman Hawaii?
I am a Quintana Roo ambassador and sponsored by their Norwegian retailer JBS Sport. For the Norwegians looking for a new triathlon bike and find QR interesting send a message to Jonas (at) jbssport.no or send JBS Sport a message on Facebook. I honestly think my Quintana Roo PRSix Disc is the most awesome triathlon bike … Fortsett å lese The worlds most awesome triahlon bike has gotten even better
Low carb diet is riding the wave around the world, also in endurance sports. Is it time for triathletes to go low carb? The short answer is; No, at least not yet. If you want a longer answer you can keep reading on. First of all, nutrition is utterly complex. We are nowhere near a … Fortsett å lese Is it time for triathletes to go low carb?
The topic of kids with talents (athletic or otherwise) and how to get the most out of it has been a lot on my mind the last years. The reason is obvious. I am the father of an obviously athletically gifted child. He rode a balance bike from when he was one and a half … Fortsett å lese How do you cultivate the talent of athletic children?