Month: September 2007

  • Optygen: How Interesting!

    Optygen: How Interesting!

    I heard about Optygen many years ago but didn’t think much of supplements until just recently when I started taking SportLegs. I looked into Optygen and found that the Discovery Channel cycling team uses it so that does give it some legitimacy. Looking into the ingredients, apparently there are herbs from Tibet that increase VO2…

  • I2A: Training by Time versus Distance

    I2A: Training by Time versus Distance

    If you look around training programs, you’ll see that there are two camps for coaches: those that give you training programs by distance, and those that train you by time. If you don’t know the difference, it simply means that some coaches and/or training programs tell you to train by swimming/cycling/running a certain distance per…

  • Swimming Cheek to Shoulder

    Swimming Cheek to Shoulder

    In the last USMS Swimmer magazine, there was an article depicting a swimmer showing perfect streamline, one arm extended, form in the water. She was practicing the extension to pierce the water in as needle-like form as possible, and practicing to maintain this form. One thing they talked about was the fact that her head…