endurance sports

Could Spinning Be the Best Cross-Training for Runners?

On a recent run, a new girl to our group kicked all of our butts on the final hill. Turns out she's a spin instructor and she credits it for her running success.

Success Strategies for Racing in the Heat

People often have a nutrition and pacing plan, but not a plan for dealing with heat. Heat has an impact not only on racing, but on nutrition and hydration.

4 Pro Tips for Ironman Swimming Success

Here are four things you can work on in preparation for your event. Even if you're short on time, these could make the difference in your success.

5 Tips for Getting Back to Running After a Hiatus

Why is it that some runners have no trouble getting back to a regular routine, and others eventually resist the thought of running altogether?

Midstance to Midstance Running Program Does Not Affect Performance

A new study found the MMR running method affects gait, but not performance.

The Unstoppable Passion of CrossFitters and Triathletes

Everyone who reads this site is serious about their fitness. But both CrossFitters and triathletes are special breeds.

Steady State Cardio Is Not Dumb - If You Do It Right

What's up with female endurance athletes getting "skinny fat"? I couldn’t find a single case of a man getting ready for an Ironman who gained weight.

What Not to Do Before Your Triathlon Race

You’d be surprised what you can learn about yourself, and about others, on race day.

How to Warm Up Properly for Your Cycling Event

A good warm up will enable your body to get to its working heart rate quicker. Starting from cold means your body has to work anaerobically for longer.

The Advantage of Training With a Power Meter

What is it about power meters that makes them useful when measuring training or performance? Why not just use heart rate or speed?

How to Perfect Your Pre-Race Ritual Before Race Day

How can you expect to perform your best on race day if you don’t practice everything - your nutrition, your equipment set up, and everything else?

How to Get the Most From Your VO2 Max Test

If you have the EMR type of test and obtain all the data, there is a wealth of info you can use to reach your goals.

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