Category Archive for: ‘Blog’

  • Eoin Lynch Blog 4: Nutrition and Religion

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    So since I’m writing this a blog for a Nutritionist, maybe it is time to write about Nutrition!   Everyone eats and enjoys food one way or another, whether that means takeaway pizzas, or quinoa, goats cheese and fruit from some island no one has …

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    Eoin Lynch Blog 3: Starting my “training….”

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    While the season is in its final week for the pros, most amateurs have finished their season, taken a break and are back training with great intentions to hit the ground running in 2017. After 3 weeks off the bike the body is fresh, motivation …

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    Q&A with pro cyclist Svein Tuft

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    Svein Tuft is a pro cyclist with Orica-BikeExchange. This year he competed at the Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta Espana. The Vuelta saw him help support the talented young Coumbian , Estaban Chaves, to 3rd place overall GC.    Svein was also part of the …

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    Blog 2: The Eoin Lynch Diary – Cold Training !

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    Cold and avoiding it is something that occupies a lot of Irish small talk. It is ingrained in us to avoid it, protect ourselves from it and turn the heat up against it. So, what sane person would seek cold?   When Barry told me …

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    Blog 1: Eoin Lynch (A Beyond the Current Story)

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      “A Change is as good as a rest” so they say..   Now is the time of the year when most racing cyclists take both a mental and physical break from cycling to be “normal” for a few weeks.. My only encounter with running …

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    A Beyond the Current coaching project – Eoin Lynch

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      Eoin Lynch is a 20yr old amatuer cyclist from Westmeath. He first came to my attention when applying for the first Beyond the Current camp last Apri  http://optimumnutrition4sport.co.uk/2016/04/27/beyond-the-current-1-review/ . Immediately I could tell he was looking outside of the box. He didn’t know exactly …

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    Not winning a 200km Ultra doing things you are told not to do

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    Winning provides happiness, losing provides Wisdom Its very easy, when you have done something well, to expect to keep on doing it. Last year, I lined up for a 200km ultramarathon around Kerry and won it comfortably. This year I lined up for the same …

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    The Evolution of a Senior County GAA Team

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    So last year I wrote about my first year working with Westmeath Senior Footballers, see here: http://optimumnutrition4sport.co.uk/2015/07/01/nutrition-for-a-senior-county-gaa-team/ Roll on winter 2015 and training commences again with a big panel of around 40. Thankfully the manager wanted to keep me with the team and I knew that …

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    Running for 17hrs on Almost Nothing

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      If there is something in nature you don’t understand, chances are it works in a far more sophisticated way than we thought. This sums up us homosapiens. Yet today, we think we know how everything works, we do the studies, we prove this that …

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    Beyond the Current 1 – Review

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    Last weekend saw the launch of the first ever Beyond the Current camp. So what’s it all about, what did we do? Well the concept for this started about 12 months ago when I went to meet Svein Tuft at his home in Andorra. First …

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