32 minutes: 32 Miles

32 Minutes: 32 miles High Intensity Training to Paddle 32 Miles Physiologically, to hold threshold pace for 32 miles a paddler needs a high level of stamina.  Sports science experts have varying opinions on how best to achieve the highest level of endurance to compete for 3 – 8 hours. But they all agree that…

Feeling Pace and Exertion

Feeling Pace and Exertion Whatever training intensity measure you may be using, we are all chasing improved speed and economy. It can all get a little confusing with (how hard to go) for (how long) and how much (Rest) or should it be (active recovery). 3 key contributions to Adaption are INTENSITY (how hard to…

Periodization is key to “Aerobic Power” in your final push across that channel.

Periodization is key to “Aerobic Power” in your final push across that channel.   So much can change when you set out to paddling/racing 32 miles across an open ocean channel – currents, swell, wind, heat or tides, but it’s still 32 miles.  So, plan for the worst and hope for the best.   Planning…