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
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
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
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
Training, recovery and nutrition. When I hold lectures about triathlon I always point out what increasing performance is all about. It’s those three words. Simple as that. Simple is not the same as easy. What kind of training is optimal is surely not a question which is easy to answer. Nutrition is also highly debatable and … Fortsett å lese Training, recovery and nutrition – Triathletes Holy Trinity
I am a Quintana Roo ambassador and sponsored by their Norwegian retailer JBS Sport. QR was the first company ever make a triathlon specific wetsuit back in 1987. Now they have relaunched their making of wetsuits starting off with the Hydrosix, which I was so lucky to give a try in Patagonman. This is my initial … Fortsett å lese Quintana Roo Hydrosix – a initial review
How long are you going to continue doing this triathlon stuff? The question has been given to me a lot. My answer: Until the day I die. While I cannot compete as a professional until I die, I aim to be a top age grouper at the age of 50 and be able to finish … Fortsett å lese Triathlete for life
As we have turned the calendar to 2019 it is time to reflect on the previous year and set the direction for this year to come. I had a great 2018 and could not have wished for anything more. Still, I believe there are improvements to be made. The theme for 2019 is Simple. It … Fortsett å lese Simple.
I feel its all going to hell– It was my response when my coach asked me how I was feeling the day before the race. I had used a lot of time the last day to sort out the technical issues with my new gear. My tubeless front wheel started leaking only two days before … Fortsett å lese Race report Patagonman 2018
Doing a triathlon in Patagonia – It’s been a dream since I first heard about the race last year. It is without a doubt beautiful, but also wild and challenging. Just like the true nature of an Xtri World Tour race. We had a great time since we arrived. Yet a bit more challenges than … Fortsett å lese Ready for Patagonman Xtreme Triathlon
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. Extra good prices will be given to those ordering their 2019 bike now. The … Fortsett å lese Meet my new love – The Quintana Roo PRsix Disc
Aerodynamic has been an extremely fascinating topic since I started with triathlon 10 years ago. My fascination made me use €1200 of my own money to be a few hours on the R.J. Mitchell wind tunnel in Southampton. The results were a true eye-opener. Ever since I had looked for an opportunity to get another … Fortsett å lese #FasterThanSuperman – becoming the worlds most aerodynamic triathlete
Why do you continue to race Norseman? I got this question recently from someone relatively new in triathlon, who was curious about what made Norseman special. Is it pleasant jumping out of a ferry in 15 degrees cold water? Is it nice to ride across the Hardangervidda plateau in the rain, fog and a bone-freezing strong … Fortsett å lese Norseman 2019 – should you sign up?
Like mentioned in my previous blog post “Ready for Ironman Barcelona”, I had a steady performance decline the last races, despite being in better shape (FTP, CCS and run speed) and training more and harder than ever. That was frustrating for sure and with a race schedule that was too hard I lacked the energy … Fortsett å lese Race report Ironman Barcelona 2018
Tomorrow will be my fourth try at Ironman Barcelona. Each year my performance has decreased so it is time break this trend. In 2016 I did Lofoten Triathlon and Challenge Almere between Norseman and IM Barcelona. Last year I only did Lofoten Triathlon, but only two weeks after Norseman and a bike crash between sent … Fortsett å lese Ready for Ironman Barcelona
Spinn.no som er forhandler av Santini kom med forespørsel om jeg ikke ønsket å teste deres tridrakt Redux Trisuit, samt Santini Redux bib og Classe trøye. Innlegget skal derfor merkes med reklame. Hva er viktig med sykkelbekledning? For meg er det aller viktigste at du legger så lite merke til den som mulig. At det ikke … Fortsett å lese Test av Santini Redux bib – sykkelbukse for lange turer