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strength training for climbing and descending

I’ve written about stairs before. So with the risk of repeating myself – I just cannot stay away from this most obvious of topics when contemplating the tendency of so many to forgo the common sense readily and freely available for a doggedly pursued fashionable alternative, often involving planning, money. Yes, sometimes there are good reasons for using an alternative, but seldomly, if ever, the alternatives make sense as the default, let alone a total replacement. Continue reading

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Runners in Singapore do pretty crazy stuff to get their altitude meters in. Be it for general training, be it in preparation for a particular race with lots of positive and negative altitude (and those are on the rise). Continue reading