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
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
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
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?
På søndag braker det løs – en av årets aller viktigste konkurranser. Oslo Trifestival – en triatlonkonkurranse for barn mellom 4 og 16 år. Stedet er Sørenga, kun et døyt steinkast fra Oslo S. Hvis du har barn i aldersgruppen møt opp til en skikkelig morsom dag. Jonas debuterte i sin første triatlon rett etter … Fortsett å lese Klar for Oslo Trifestival?
Precision Hydration is one of my sponsors 1228mg/l – The sodium content in my sweat. What does that mean and how do I use it to optimize my hydration and salt intake strategy? 200mg/l is the lowest measured and 2300mg/l is the highest, with an average of 950mg/l. It puts me in the middle of … Fortsett å lese Result of the advanced sweat test
The most competitive 70.3 World Championship in history is over and winner was Gustav Iden, someone very few people had their eyes on. In my eyes, he was the favourite. When he started the run together with Alistair Brownlee and Rudy Van Berg I was certain that he was going to take the win. Gustav … Fortsett å lese How could Gustav Iden become 70.3 World Champion?
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. Speed can be bought. Even better you can get speed without using a dime. This is how you … Fortsett å lese How to ride faster for free – Part 1
It was a nightmare. The preparations for Lofoten Triathlon Extreme distance was less than optimal. Less than 2 weeks after Norseman and using the time between to work one week continuously 12 hours nightshift. The few days in transit was used to unpack, wash and repack. I was sleep-deprived, unprepared and stressed out when hitting … Fortsett å lese Race report – Lofoten Triathlon 2019
Norseman was the A-race this year and my goal was to win. At least that was what I said to my sponsors and everyone else. In that, I failed. I didn’t win. Most people imagined how bitter it must have been, racing for ten hours, leading nearly three of them, then being caught with 100 meters … Fortsett å lese It`s not about winning
Before the race, I was very calm and confident that I would win. I was out there to rip the field apart and truly smash it. Luckily I got tougher competition. Swim At the prerace briefing, we were told that we got the current against us and we could expect a slow swim. It was … Fortsett å lese Race report Norseman 2019 – the epic battle