endurance Archive

How EQ Can Help Us Thrive as Athletes

Original article posted on www.colombocycles.wordpress.com by Ridmi Dewage on the 10th of September, 2020. Focus of mind is key to attuning many aspects in life; whether it is to channel profound values or perceive our surrounding, honing mental focus is an important skill to acquire to live life at its best form. For years mindfulness

Khalid’s Post Lockdown Ironman 70.3

Worried things didn’t pan out your way? There’s never an excuse to quit your goals, as inspiring Khalid Oshman proves us yet again… After another month of lock-down, Khalid decided to challenge himself by running an IRONMAN70.3 which involves 1.9 km cycling, 90 km running and 21 km swimming! Khalid was to participate at IRONMAN70.3

Video: How to Make Yourself Immune to Pain

Completing over 50 endurance races, David Goggins has lived through the unthinkable to strengthen his mind and body. He reveals his belief in the dark power of suffering to transform in this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu…

5 Tips on How to Climb Mountainous Terrains on Your Bike

Riding is easy for some, until they see the steeps of the ride reigning in front of their eyes. It’s no reason to back down – might as well learn to be a killer mountain conqueror with these tips and hacks with loads of training time around hills! These techniques are not in particular for

Project RTP

We are sharing a video story of 3 teams from EnduranceLab who took part at this year’s Race The Pearl – an ultra endurance cycling race of 600 KM from Point Pedro to Point Dondra (extreme north to extreme south of Sri Lanka)!  The video does not depict even a fraction of what Race The

Ultra X Sri Lanka: 21–29th March 2020

Registrations for Ultra X Sri Lanka 2020 are open at and are closing soon: https://ultra-x.co/ The course will take competitors through tea plantations and 10,000 year old rain-forests, down rushing rivers and onto white sandy beaches all the while enjoying a fun race with participants from all over the world. Here’s a recap of their

Unity in Diversity Team Achieves Great Wins at IRONMAN 70.3 GOA

14 athletes from Triathlon Club Colombo (TCC) went in India last weekend to take part to IRONMAN 70.3 GOA. The team was appropriately named “TCC Unity in Diversity Team” because there was representation from both women (3) and men (9), 3 Nations (Sri Lanka, Maldives and France), different age groups (22 to 47 year olds),

Your First Runs

The Happy Pacer – Episode 3: Your First Runs Your runs should not just be about putting on some running shoes and running at a park. There is a lot more to it if you’d like to sustain a long lasting healthy and happy running lifestyle. Here a few tips on how to handle your

Running Motivation

The Happy Pacer – Episode 2: The Motivation The motivation to start (and keep on) running has to come from yourself. External pressure may help to an extent, but will hardly lead to happy and long lasting performance; Being forced into a session or being told a million times that you should get some exercise

Plan to Start Running?

The Happy Pacer Series – Episode 01: Introduction to Running Everyone can be a runner. Humans are one of the few species that don’t have in-born endurance to run for long distances, but are able to train for it and become remarkably good at it. Our cooling system, upright position (which minimizes sun exposure) and