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.
A focus on reducing calories is common with triathletes who focus on weight as a metric of progress. What a lot of people forget is that your results are based on one simple metric: your time.
You might have heard static stretching before strength training can dampen performance. A new study found the same thing applies to endurance sports.
Join us on this easy-to-follow plan as we get you started toward successfully completing your very first sprint-length triathlon.
It's a common misconception that a higher cadence requires more energy, but in reality the opposite is true - a higher cadence is more efficient due to the muscle-shortening reflex.
There are a lot of fancy ways to measure progress in endurance sports, but a new study suggests all you really need is a heart rate monitor and GPS - or a watch and map if you're really old school.
Running economy is a critical factor in race performance. A recent study investigated how stride angle affects running economy in experienced athletes.
For endurance athletes, fatigue is perhaps the single most important performance factor to understand. A new study explores the role of metabolic factors and temperature in fatigue onset.
You would think running a marathon every day for seven days straight might have a bad impact on your health, but a recent study suggests otherwise.
Surprising research shows longer races might be safer and less damaging to athletes.
Using a Spartan Race as an example, let’s look to see what can be changed from my last race to ensure better performance next time around.
The adventure and obstacle-racing phenomenon is without question one of the shining and rising stars in fitness in recent years. What's behind this popularity?
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