Focus Aid

Coping With Injuries

20:32 18 June in Focus Aid, General by Andrew Starykowicz

In order to find “the limit,” you have to step over it.  Most of the time it is as simple as “blowing up” due to muscle failure or nutritional meltdown, but sometimes stepping over “the limit” sidelines us with an injury.  I have found that...

Enginerding Nutrition

10:55 02 June in Focus Aid, General by Andrew Starykowicz

Nailing your nutrition is extremely difficult, because every day your body’s demands are slightly different. Often times we leave a race feeling like our nutrition plan that worked in training let us down on race day. Did it really let you down, or did you...

Do the Dome?

22:25 31 March in Focus Aid, General by Andrew Starykowicz

I started writing this as a technical document but let’s face it. I should be doing other things and so should you so I will write this more as an abstract. Over the course of the last 4 years I have been to many test facilities...

Spring’s Here

21:57 24 March in Focus Aid, General by Andrew Starykowicz

As the sun sets on the winter it is time to transition from logging hours to logging intensity. It is time to put away the heavy coats and thick layers and take out the rain jackets and lighter weight jackets. All winter thus...

Pick a Coach

18:47 10 February in Focus Aid, General by Andrew Starykowicz

Many people have reached out to me via email, twitter, and facebook asking questions about coaching.  Do they need a coach, how to pick a coach, who would I recommend.  I will cover the topic here. Do you really need a coach? Most people do need a coach. ...