Thursday, November 29, 2012

Marathon pace band generator

I've improved my marathon pace band generator to add options for a slow start and a fade at the end. It also allows for customizing the colors and fonts used. Let me know what you think.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

The Science of Energy Gels

I've been working on an update to my comparison of energy gels based on the questions and suggestions I've received after the last update. I've spent some time reading additional research studies and papers on carbohydrate supplementation and rebound hypoglycemia. I decided to put most of the technical details into the page on the science of energy gels to avoid making the comparison too complex. I've tried to keep the science simple enough for most people while giving enough detail to satisfy the knowledgeable.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Petzl Nao Review

I've added a review of the Petzl Nao light to my list of running lights. The Nao is an unusual design as it changes its light output automatically.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Hoka Shoe Review

Since the world championships I've been trying out the Hoka shoes as a change from my Modified Nike Free shoes, and I've written this up as a review at

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Endurance Adaptations

In looking for research around the "long run" for marathon training I found some details of how the body adapts to endurance training.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Updated comparison of energy gels

I've updated my comparison of energy gels to include two more products.