This article will only take a few minutes worth of snow inspiration I’ve been training & running year round for decades and winter is always a special running season for me, November hits and always look forward to it. I never understood why so many runners stop training in the winter, okay, snow and theContinue reading RUNNING : Winter training tips
It’s Thursday morning on New Years eve and I’m just back from a great training session. It’s gorgeous in Chamonix, wintery, snowy rooftops, powder in the backcountry, great ski touring, road running and the Nordic center couldn’t be in better shape, needless to say it’s a great way to end 2020 ! I’m taking someContinue reading TRAIN. THRIVE. Never stop learning
This article takes about 10 minutes of quiet time, hope you enjoy it! As an athlete perseverance, determination and hard work invades our magical minds so we can push ourselves to new level of performances season after season. In sports like alpine & cross country skiing, figure skating, and biathlon for example, the skills requiredContinue reading TRAIL: cadence and the brain
This is a short blog but give yourself enough time to read so you can be creative! I apologize for not publishing an article in a while I have been busy writing my book with a short deadline! Staying focus is very important to achieve anything in life especially in sports, it’s called hard work,Continue reading MENTAL flexibility – new potential
Make sure you have 10 minutes to read this article, I will share insight on performance vs accomplishment, how we can benefit from cross-training, the effect of aging and how you can perform better! Photo credit: Yucca Films (me running around with the Yucca boys above le Signal in Chamonix) What really separates the topContinue reading PERFORMANCE vs accomplishment
On this Christmas eve I would like to wish you a very special Christmas filled with snow, mountain adventures, quality down time, friends, family, good health, great fitness… and hope your wishes come true! It’s been a very special year for me and the X-Training School and I would like to take this time toContinue reading Merry Christmas – Joyeux Noël!
This article takes about 5minutes to read and maybe a few more minutes to review key points! ITB Syndrome is all around me, I regularly have friends, colleagues, clients suffering from it and asking questions, I get emails asking for information, all have something in common; can’t get rid of the pain, discomfort and areContinue reading The TRUTH about ITB syndrome!
Being inspired is something I always nurture and gets me going in life, even more so then setting goals. In work, projects, training, learning, being inspired is key to happiness and success. (Sounds like an add!) I’ve been running since the age of 10, competing since I was 12 years old but I don’t callContinue reading GET inspired
This article is not about promoting any specific diets or food but to inform the mountain endurance athletes on fueling & hydration strategies. A quick read, takes about 5 minutes and maybe 8 to process! You run or ride or both, train for long distance, you want to gain more endurance, get faster, you desireContinue reading PERFORM better and RECOVER faster through food and hydration