Lifestyle

July 31, 2018

Sleep Your Way To Better Performance

Good quality sleep is an often overlooked requirement for any athlete looking to perform at their potential in training and racing. Here’s why!

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

March 8, 2018

Monitor Fitness And Fatigue By Measuring Resting Heart Rate

As you probably know, I’m an advocate for using a heart rate monitor to measure intensity and track your progress against pace, speed or power.
I am also a fan of monitoring resting heart rate (RHR) each morning, to see how your aerobic fitness is responding to training and how you’re recovering from your last hard session.

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

January 25, 2018

Why Eating Less Carbs And More Fat Can Help Your Health And Performance

I ended my racing career at the end of 2007 as a carbo-loaded athlete. Over many years, the dietitians I worked with had all advocated a high carb, low fat diet and I happily obliged eating lots of bread, pasta and other sugary things. When I moved to Singapore at the beginning of 2008 to […]

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

January 11, 2018

4 Things You Can Do Every Day To Improve Your Recovery

A lot of athletes are under the impression that training makes them better. I mean, why wouldn’t they believe that? It sounds so logical. You obviously need training to improve over time, but recovery is equally important. While you are training, a number of things are happening that break your body down, effectively making you worse than […]

Ben PulhamAuthor

Lifestyle

Running

December 1, 2016

Marathon Recovery – The Essential Guide

We’ve all been there; at the start of a new year, setting resolutions and life goals with the best intentions, seeing a better version of ourselves by year’s end.

Ben PulhamAuthor