endurance sports

I started running at age 45 and I've learned a lot. To help you pick your perfect first race, or your perfect next race, here are 8 important questions for you to ask yourself to ensure success.
For endurance athletes it is a fine balance between volume and intensity in their training. New research looks at helping cyclists increase their VO2 max with high intensity running intervals.
I love learning new things, particularly when they impact both my coaching and training. Here are some lessons I've learned during my Ironman training that I wouldn't have known otherwise.
It’s been a great week – positive news about my calf and the new bike getting here. Training has been great as well, with over twelve total hours for the week.
Ironman training starts next week, so I spent this week trying out my wetsuit and preparing my new bike. Also, an unexpected cure for my calf problems: lots of back bends. Who would have thought?
My body is feeling better, the weather is getting better, and my girlfriend bought me the most amazing Garmin watch. Life and training are good again.
I've got feet like a Hobbit. Consequently running a marathon never seemed like the thing for me. Then I made two discoveries - Pose method running and Newton shoes. And I ran a whole darn marathon.
If you read the title of the article and agreed, I regret to say you're absolutely wrong. It is crucial to kick smart if you are going to be efficient in your swims. Here's the why and how of kicking.
As you need to spend more and more time developing endurance to go faster and faster you’ll need to refine your strength plan to the bare minimum. Here are my four go-to exercises.
Read all about Jenny Fletcher's decision to go pro, and what life as a professional triathlete looks like in the second part of our interviews.
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.