Endurance Sports

Why Your Excuse About "Not Having Time" Is Just Wrong

Did you know that when you sign up to do an Ironman event you are sent a voucher for an extra twenty hours a week?

Forefoot, Midfoot, or Heel Strike? Surprising Trends in Ultrarunners

A new analysis of thousands of ultra-marathon runners revealed patterns in foot strike, stride length, and blood markers.

5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Triathlon Since I Began Coaching

I have learned a lot when it comes to coaching, due to both my successes and my failures.

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.

Meet Our Team of Endurance Sport Coaches!

If you're looking for articles or workouts for endurance sports, we've got the experts and materials for you.

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?

5 Ways Triathlon Can Increase Your Productivity

Endurance sports take a lot of training time, but there are things we learn that can benefit other areas of our lives.

Go Big or Don't Bother: 3 Steps to Fulfilling Lifelong Dreams

Of all the lessons I’ve learned, there is one that stands far above the rest as the most important: If you don’t aim big, you may as well not bother.

The Triathlon Show: New Equipment and Hot Trends

Every March as the weather begins to change, I seek out some inspiration and see what is new. Here are a few highlights from my adventure at this year’s Triathlon Show:

Training to Increase Your VO2 Max

VO2 may be largely genetic, but it can be influenced by training - by as much 15%. That would take me from a 57 to an incredible 65.5 and potentially drop more than twenty minutes off my marathon.

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