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2014 Endurance Athlete Holiday Shopping Guide

Let’s look at the best gifts for improving performance that are also unique.

How to Prepare for Success in Your First Triathlon

It took me years to jump in and do a triathlon myself. I had all the usual excuses. So here's my advice.

How to Save Money on Endurance Events, Gear, and Coaching

This article is for the 30% of triathletes who are students, blue-collar workers, and government or military workers.

Body Composition and Bone Density Trends in Distance Runners

A new study shed light on the role of muscle size in running performance and bone quality.

How to Create the Most Useful Triathlon Off-Season

The off-season is not a time to stress over slowing down. It's time to enjoy what you've earned and move your intensity into restoration.

The 3 Keys to Obstacle Course Racing Success

People make three big mistakes when it comes to OCR training. Here's how to make sure you don't fall into the same traps.

How Elite Endurance Athletes Got There (And How You Can Too)

Most of us will benefit far more from learning how the pros got to where they are, rather than what they do now.

Why Everyone Needs a Training Camp Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to wake up and have no responsibilities other than to just go and train?

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.

5 Essential Points of Preparation for Your Triathlon Swim

Whether you signed up for your first sprint triathlon or your tenth Ironman, you need to train properly to get ready for the best race of your life.

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.

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