How to swim comfortably in 10 degrees Celsius water


I hate to freeze. It is just awful. I have never learned to enjoy it, no matter how many times I have exposed myself for it in an attempt to HTFU, short for «Harden The F*** Up». What I have learned is to not freeze while swimming in cold water, and that is done by … Fortsett å lese How to swim comfortably in 10 degrees Celsius water

How should you mount your rear bottle holder?


Where is it most aerodynamic to put your rear bottle holder? I was curious about this and asked my sponsors at StacZero if they could help me answer this using the virtual wind tunnel. After having scanned my position at Sykkeltilpasning in Drøbak outside Oslo they had a virtual figure of me on my QuintanaRoo in … Fortsett å lese How should you mount your rear bottle holder?

Er du klar for Halv-Fet på lørdag?


Værmeldingene er gode. Kanskje helt perfekte for oss triatleter med 15-19 grader med delvis skyer og sol. Halv-Fet er en utrolig hyggelig konkurranse og meget godt organisert til tross for en noe spartansk organsisasjon. Den ligger 40 minutters kjøring fra Oslo sentrum og du trenger ikke å sjekke inn sykkelen dagen før eller typisk omfattende prosedyre … Fortsett å lese Er du klar for Halv-Fet på lørdag?

Using Polar Vantage V with Polar Flow and Trainingpeaks


Can you write a blog post about how you use Polar Vantage V with Polar Flow? I got that question on my Facebook-page and since I am a Polar ambassador the question was asked to the right guy. The short and honest answer is that I don’t use Polar Flow as my main software for … Fortsett å lese Using Polar Vantage V with Polar Flow and Trainingpeaks

Triatlon trenger ikke å være dyrt


At triatlon er dyrt har jeg hørt mange mene. Jeg er uenig. Triatlon kan være dyrt, i likhet med alt annet som foto, fisking, kunst, veteranbiler etc. Men det er ikke nødvendigvis det. 8.juni går startskuddet for en av Norges kuleste triatlonkonkurranser. Halv-Fet Triathlon byr på 1900m svømming i friskt vann, 90 km sykling i … Fortsett å lese Triatlon trenger ikke å være dyrt

How BestBikeSplit optimize performance + 30 % discount code


Note that BestBikeSplit is one of my partners How much faster can you ride with 10 watts more? How much time do I lose when sitting up compared to being aero? How much time do I save if I buy a Shimano Dura Ace cassette compared to the Ultegra version which weighs 58 grams more … Fortsett å lese How BestBikeSplit optimize performance + 30 % discount code

Top tips for travelling with a bike


My bike is among the most valuable things I own, and invaluable equipment in my triathlon races. It must arrive at the races with me in full working order. Especially when travelling by plane I have witnessed unlucky triathletes having a missing or damaged bike. These are my top tips when travelling with your bike. … Fortsett å lese Top tips for travelling with a bike

Race report – Ironman Texas 2019


8:26:20 – The Norwegian Ironman record. After trying and failing to beat that time more times than I remember I knew Ironman Texas was occasion to do it. The times last year was crazy fast, even if you add the extra 5km on the bike, which was missing. Matt Hanson did 7:39 and 11 guys … Fortsett å lese Race report – Ironman Texas 2019

Ready for Ironman Texas


Why Ironman Texas? I wanted to do an early season Ironman with the possibility to take the Norwegian Ironman record and with plenty of time to recover and build up to Norseman afterwards. Ironman Texas was crazy fast last year, due to a bike course which was 5 km too short because of safety reasons. … Fortsett å lese Ready for Ironman Texas

Early Rider Belter 16″ – The best bike for kids money can buy?


I am being very wary of not putting my own ambitions on the shoulder of soon to be 4-year-old Jonas. It is important that he does whatever he wants, and what he thinks I want him to do. To ride a bike, however, is mandatory. He has been riding a Strider ST4 balance bike since … Fortsett å lese Early Rider Belter 16″ – The best bike for kids money can buy?

Aero position VS sitting up – what is the time loss?


«Its all about the engine», some people say. «Aero is everything», is the claim by Specialized. What is correct? The obvious answer is; both play a huge part in bike performance. More correctly, its all about the relationship between power and aerodynamic. At least that is the case for time trails. In triathlon, we got … Fortsett å lese Aero position VS sitting up – what is the time loss?

Get a really big fan


Many people dread long and hard turbo sessions on the bike. They just feel so much harder than outside! Why is that? There are different reasons and the monotony of going nowhere is the obvious one. Still, I believe there is another factor that is making a bigger contribution to the bucket of pain. That … Fortsett å lese Get a really big fan

40 år gamle mosjonister som stjeler oppmerksomheten


På Facebook-gruppen Skiftesonen – triatlonsnakk og annen moro ble det delten artikkel fra Aftenposten med overskriften Triatlonmiljøet mener at mosjonister på 40 år stjeler oppmerksomhet fra sporten. Hele artikkelen i PDF-format ligger i lenken. Innlegget handler om at Triatlonlangslaget føler at de taper kampen om oppmerksomheten og potensielle sponsorer til tross for overlegen sportslige prestasjoner. … Fortsett å lese 40 år gamle mosjonister som stjeler oppmerksomheten

Podscasts for triathletes – the ultimate list


Reading a lot has never been my thing. Listening to books and podcast, however, is a complete addiction of mine. I listen wherever I go and whenever I train, except when I am swimming, which demands too much concentration. These are my favourite podcast for triathletes. Note that my preference is the in-depth talk of one … Fortsett å lese Podscasts for triathletes – the ultimate list

Giving up tubeless tires


Tubeless tires are undoubtedly the future. They have the least rolling resistance and the ability to repair them self when getting punctures. And now I am giving them up. Tubular tires have been my preference since I started triathlon in 2009. From a performance perspective, they may still be the fastest solution and pros in … Fortsett å lese Giving up tubeless tires

Fuel to be good – not to look good


For most people losing a few kilograms would improve performance. So why not try to lose a bit of weight simultaneously as you train to increase fitness? Training is not super complicated. Nutrition is. I truly believe it is possible to lose body fat, increasing muscle mass and fitness in the same period of time. … Fortsett å lese Fuel to be good – not to look good

Samarbeidsavtale med Bioracer


Det er med stor glede at jeg kan offentliggjøre min nye samarbeidspartner Bioracer. De produserer sportsbekledning for sykkel, løping, langrenn og triatlon. I mitt prosjekt #FasterThenSuperman, der jeg har som målsetning å bli så aerodynamisk som mulig, må jeg velge det raskeste også på bekledningsfronten. Å lage aerodynamiske sykler og hjulsett er noe ”alle” klarer … Fortsett å lese Samarbeidsavtale med Bioracer