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Rob Whitehead Patient Expert

Australian guy living in the USA. I am here to record and share my experiences and ideas on training for Ironman Arizona and Ironman Louisville, working at Life Time Fitness, and anything that may help you get to be a better athlete and person. Have been competing as a Triathlete since 1991 on and... Full Bio
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Sad day........ by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Australian Renee Nicholls, a women who burst onto the Ironman scene at the 2009 Ironman World Championship, passed away yesterday morning in Australia after sustaining ... Read on »
D.I.E.T. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports That other four letter word. Here is an article that can help you look at the big picture. http://www.active.com/nutrition/Articles/When-Food-Is-Foe.htm?act=AFC-SocialMed ... Read on »
Fat burning by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Here is a great site that speaks my language about body composition. http://www.sportsscientists.com/2010/01/exercise-and-weight-loss-part-3-fat.html Read on »
Getting the most from your coach. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Thought this may help some of my athlete's with getting the most out of what is revolving around in my head............ http://www.coachgordo.com/mostcoach/index.html ... Read on »
Why a Coach? by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Why a Coach? You may have seen advertising for a coaching service. Maybe you have even checked out the pricing, finding some of those services expe ... Read on »
Ironman Louisville. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports I’m taking on the challenge of a lifetime by competing in the Ironman Triathlon Louisville which is a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and a 26.2 mile run and I’m writing today to ... Read on »
My lifetime volume estimate. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports I am a little bored and decided to look over my training and racing logs for the past 18 seasons of racing triathlon and running. Here are my grand totals in each sport. Sw ... Read on »
Why Has Eating Become So Diffi ... by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Why Has Eating Become So Difficult? Along with sleep, what you eat is likely the biggest determinant of how healthy you are. Not exercise. Not supplements. Sleep and nutr ... Read on »
Check this dude out. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports http://www.livesinavan.com/livesinavan.php?article=158 Very interesting guy. This could be a way to experience a summer of nomadic triathlon racing all across the midwest ... Read on »
Goodbye mate.... by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports My mate Don passed away today. Thanks for teaching me how to do a "droppy" the correct way. Your with mark now mate! Thanks Cornsey for writing this great story. DON L ... Read on »
"Today, I ran to the store ... by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports "Today, I ran to the store to pick up a few things, and with the lonesome, quiet of the Lewis and Clark trails thoughts on my mind, I couldn’t help but be struck with th ... Read on »
Holidays and Workouts - How to Stay on Track by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Holidays are a blessing and a curse. They can bring the joy of reuniting with loved ones, watching a toddler open gifts and endless celebration. They can also add lots of t ... Read on »
My race calendar for 2009 by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Frostbite Run series - Dec 13/27 Jan 10/24 and Feb 7. St Louis 1/2 Marathon - April 16 Race 4 sight - May 4 IM 70.3 Kansas - June 14 Muncie Indiana 1/2 - July 1 ... Read on »
Quote of the week. by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports “Going that one more round when you don’t think you can is what makes all the difference in your life”. Rocky Balboa. Read on »
Putting it out there.... by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports I am a very strongly motivated person by being held accountable. Just like everyone I guess. I used to train in vain, but that doesn't work long term. I HAVE to enter races t ... Read on »
Thanksgiving Survival Guide by Rob Whitehead Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Sports Top 5 Survival Tips for Thanksgiving As the holidays get closer, stress levels elevate. We ALL experience it. The key to survival is to recognize that the stress is going ... Read on »