endurance sports

Marathons might be fun, but are they healthy? New studies point to extensive cardio being UN-healthy for your heart. Too much can lead to heart scarring and other types of damage.
This week Andrew's calves heal up and he ponders the true meaning of hardstyle training, the balance between anaerobic and aerobic, and how to best optimize training.
Can you imagine swimming 120 miles in 7 days? Grace van der Byl can. On June 25 she begins the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim. Find out who she is and how she trains and eats in preparation.
Training aerobically based on heart rate might be old school, but so many people have done it for a reason - it works. Let me explain why your aerobic system is so important and how to train it.
Have you ever tried to please two masters? What if those masters were Ironman and RKC training? Here's what I'm doing to try to blend the two.
Do you know what a "brick" workout is? Even if you're not a triathlete bricking your workouts could have benefits to your health and performance. Learn what it is and how to do it.
Ultrarunner Micah True, known to many as Caballo Blanco, died in March on a training run. Was his death indicative of the dangers of ultrarunning? Science takes a look.
New research shows a training method known as 10-20-30 results in faster running with less training time. Improve performance despite your busy schedule.
While running hills Andrew tore his calf and is now under doctor's orders to stop running. How does he keep training for Ironman Melbourne and what is the lesson to learn?
If you’ve ever seriously prepared for something, you know in your heart what I am about to say next. I suck. But as I've been taught, "It never always gets worse."
Multi-sport endurance athlete, jewelry designer, CrossFit coach - meet Sarah Wilson, creator of Fashletics: "Handmade jewelry and apparel designed to celebrate and inspire the athlete within."
The size of your glutes doesn't matter, but your running technique sure does. Experienced ultrarunner Stephanie Case gives her top five tips on how to run better, further, and faster.
As Andrew's Ironman training continues he fights two of the biggest obstacles for endurance athletes - boredom and injury. Find out how he is adjusting his training to deal with both.
I have my place in Ironman Melbourne and it's time to make a plan. A training schedule, a plan for how fast I'm going to run, how I'm going to sleep and eat. I'll also share my goals!
Why go minimalist? I believe people are sick of injuries and over-priced footwear. There are things you need to think about, however, to make a healthy, lasting transition to minimalist running.
Whether you're a seasoned endurance athlete or an absolute beginner, these articles and workouts are sure to provide all the information and inspiration you need to go the distance!
The journey for Ironman Melbourne 2013 begins. Find out why I plan to do a lot of kettlebell swings and get ups in preparation...and also WHY this race is so important to me.