More power or better aerodynamic? This is my thought about this existential question. Would you rather increase your FTP with 10 % or reduce your aerodynamic drag with 10 %? If you gave this option to triathletes I am certain that most would opt for the increased FTP. But it is the best option? This … Fortsett å lese 10 % more power or 10 % more aero?
Dietary supplements are big business. The global market for 2018 was estimated to an astonishing 115 billion USD worth of vitamins, botanicals, omega-3s, minerals and protein. The question is, which should you, the triathlete take? My short answer is, as few as possible. The reason is simple, they basically don’t work. There are, however, a … Fortsett å lese Which supplements should triathletes take?
Today I turn 33. Becoming a year older always make me reflect on the fact that I am getting older. I am not in my early 20s anymore, for sure. It’s 8 years since I passed the biological prime age of 25. I probably do need more recovery. I probably can’t train as much (recklessly) … Fortsett å lese Triathlon and the effect of ageing
Merk at jeg er sponset av Bioracer som produserer aero tubes og at du kan kjøpe de via meg. Det aller viktigste for aerodynamikken er en god sittestilling. Det er også det første jeg vil anbefale å bruke penger på. Når sittestillingen er korrekt så er det veldig mye annet du kan bruke penger på for å … Fortsett å lese Vil du spare 4 minutter for 299 kr?
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
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?
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?
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
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
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
After I posted the picture of the yellow glasses there were many people asking where I bought them. For that reason, I thought I should share that, and share why I got them and where they fit in the big picture of increasing performance. Mine came from Aliexpress and linked to here. Having good sleep … Fortsett å lese $3 glasses to improve sleep?
In my blog post ”Norseman 2018 – the failure” I wrote about how I needed to change my mindset if I was going to avoid a whole life of beating myself up for all the small things I am not doing perfectly. Some people believe that eternal strive for «perfection» is the only way to … Fortsett å lese Going mental with Adelaide Goodeve
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
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
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
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?
«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?
When we are flying with an airplane the safety instructions remind us that in the case of loss in air pressure we should put on our own oxygen mask first, before helping others. This advise can also be applied in a broader sense in other parts of your life. Elite athletes are often thought of … Fortsett å lese Put on your own oxygen mask first
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
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