endurance sports

Would you race over 160km on foot through the Alps? No? Would you do it to raise money for the women of Afghanistan? Well, Stephanie Case is doing just that starting today.
This week I discovered, or rediscovered, that sleep actually is an important thing when training for Ironman. I did great up until Thursday, and then things just started getting rough.
New heart research shows that running a marathon does not pose any additional danger for those over fifty, compared to younger athletes. This means you can keep running as you keep aging.
Science says triathlons are tiring. Well, duh. But now they know WHY they are so tiring, specifically, and give us some ideas on how to strategize for better performance.
This week I may have actually learned something. After months of struggling with a calf injury, I think I've figured out the secret that will allow me to keep training for Ironman Melbourne.
Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or training for your first race, here are 10 articles from fellow triathletes and coaches to help you prepare for race day.
Anyone who says you should never train with pain has simply never really competed in anything in my eyes. While I never advise my clients to train with pain, sometimes it becomes necessary.
Marathons might be fun, but are they healthy? New studies point to extensive cardio being UN-healthy for your heart. Too much can lead to heart scarring and other types of damage.
This week Andrew's calves heal up and he ponders the true meaning of hardstyle training, the balance between anaerobic and aerobic, and how to best optimize training.
Can you imagine swimming 120 miles in 7 days? Grace van der Byl can. On June 25 she begins the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim. Find out who she is and how she trains and eats in preparation.
Training aerobically based on heart rate might be old school, but so many people have done it for a reason - it works. Let me explain why your aerobic system is so important and how to train it.
Have you ever tried to please two masters? What if those masters were Ironman and RKC training? Here's what I'm doing to try to blend the two.
If you’ve ever seriously prepared for something, you know in your heart what I am about to say next. I suck. But as I've been taught, "It never always gets worse."
Do you know what a "brick" workout is? Even if you're not a triathlete bricking your workouts could have benefits to your health and performance. Learn what it is and how to do it.
Ultrarunner Micah True, known to many as Caballo Blanco, died in March on a training run. Was his death indicative of the dangers of ultrarunning? Science takes a look.
New research shows a training method known as 10-20-30 results in faster running with less training time. Improve performance despite your busy schedule.
While running hills Andrew tore his calf and is now under doctor's orders to stop running. How does he keep training for Ironman Melbourne and what is the lesson to learn?