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My Upcoming Race Season: Training for my first 100miler & first Ironman

When it came time to firm up my race schedule for this year, I decided that this was the year to cross two things off of my bucket list: Ironman Canada and run a 100miler.  After… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/06/my-upcoming-race-season-training-my-first-100miler-first-ironman/

30 Day HIIT Challenge

As some of you may know, I am a Karate student. I’ve been practicing for over 15 years and I attribute my Karate practice to so many foundational elements of my life, both in and… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/11/30-day-hiit-challenge/

Another Cross off the Bucket List: My Experience through 42km

Who: Tyler Gamblin, Active Physio Works, Physical Therapist What: Fallen 4 Marathon, 42km including and 8km hill challenge Where: Mayerthorpe to Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/07/another-cross-bucket-list-my-experience-through-42km/

Injury Prevention for Triathletes

Spring is finally upon us, and you’re probably starting to get back into your outdoor running and biking; gearing up for the competition season. Here are some simple tips for… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/04/injury-prevention-triathletes/

Update and a bit about running form……

Training continues for the san fran 50 miler in december.  Things are going well.  I raced in the Mount Robson Marathon (actually 46k) two weekends ago.  This is the second year… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/oldposts/12/update-and-bit-about-running-form/

An Epic Training Run

There were a few necessary ingredients that will ensure a training run is EPIC.  I was lucky enough to experience this yesterday while doing a training run in preparation for the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/07/epic-training-run/

Tri Season has begun

I don’t think I have ever waited this long for triathlon season to begin.  I typically do an early race somewhere down south, or even an early local race.  This year, the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/07/tri-season-has-begun/

Hardkore’s training plan

I’ve tweaked my training this year and this coming weekend will be a good test.  Running the Fast trax 50K this coming weekend, as test to see how the fitness level is. I’ve… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/06/hardkores-training-plan/

Ouch!!!!!

Not just one, but two time to yell “ouch” today! In trying to motivate our team, we all decided to go for our first Death Race team run at 7am this Saturday morning.  After… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/03/ouch/

Death Race Training Begins

We were in Jasper this weekend and Graham Glennie and I had an opportunity to go for a run/bush wack.  We are starting to get into training mode for the Death Race and have our… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/03/death-race-training-begins/

Saddle Up

I’ve given myself the last 3 weeks off after ironman and I think that for the most part I feel recovered.  Looking back and evaluating my race three weeks ago, I tried to draw on… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/09/saddle/

One Week to Ironman Canada

Ironman Canada is one week away.  14 months of training.  Countless races.  Hundreds of workouts.   More than a few 4am workouts.  8 weeks of training my stomach to become… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/08/one-week-ironman-canada/

Key Workouts

Wow, an entire 7 days to recover from the brutal downhill running at te Death Race! I have chosen my course, dates and prepared my equipment for my last key workout for… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/08/key-workouts/

Tire Issues

Training has gone well this past week.  During the week, working on pushing the intensity on my short workouts and dedicating the weekend to long days. With the weather being a… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/07/tire-issues/

Heavy Mileage

It has been a heavy volume week for training and still 10-14 more days of heavy volume before my Ironman taper begins. Last Friday I rode 75km into a head wind from hinton to… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/07/heavy-mileage/

Getting Back in the Saddle

Well, I took a nice break from training and racing after Ironman Coeur d’alene.  I recovered well and needed a break, but by Thursday I was itching to do something.  We went to… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/07/getting-back-saddle/

Jasper

Headed out to Jasper this past weekend.   With Great White North closing in next week, I want to test out my new wetsuit and get an open water swim in. Swam twice in Lake… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/06/jasper/

Off to Ironman!

My taper is coming to an end.  Just a few 20-30 minute workouts left to keep the legs moving and 2 swims tomorrow and Saturday to try out the new wetsuit (Vendetta Pro – XTerra). … https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/06/ironman/

5 days to Ironman Coeur D’Alene

Finally, starting to get over my chest cold.  Things are looking good for the race. Forecast is now cloudy and 18C.  Water temperature is currently 12.75C.  Chilly, but should… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/06/5-days-ironman-coeur-dalene/

Training Continues

With no races in the foreseeable future for me, training continues.   since the trial 1/2 ironman that I did with James, Pete and Matt Dean, I have been more motivated with my… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2011/06/training-continues/

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