endurance sports

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?
A new analysis of thousands of ultra-marathon runners revealed patterns in foot strike, stride length, and blood markers.
A new study found the MMR running method affects gait, but not performance.
Everyone who reads this site is serious about their fitness. But both CrossFitters and triathletes are special breeds.
I have learned a lot when it comes to coaching, due to both my successes and my failures.
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.
You’d be surprised what you can learn about yourself, and about others, on race day.
If you're looking for articles or workouts for endurance sports, we've got the experts and materials for you.
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.
What is it about power meters that makes them useful when measuring training or performance? Why not just use heart rate or speed?
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?
Endurance sports take a lot of training time, but there are things we learn that can benefit other areas of our lives.
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.
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.
Think of training as currency. Once we spend it, there’s little chance to get it back. In the case of running, many of us overspend and wonder why we have essentially gone broke.
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:
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.