endurance training

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?
When you head to the pool for a swim workout, do you ever wonder what you should be doing?
Considering trying your first ultra? Here's what to expect and how to adjust your training for success.
While the testing you may go through will be the same, how you get there, and what you need to focus on will be different.
Everyone who reads this site is serious about their fitness. But both CrossFitters and triathletes are special breeds.
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.
What is it about power meters that makes them useful when measuring training or performance? Why not just use heart rate or speed?
As a good parent, do you let a kid off eating his vegetables, which you know are good for him, or do you make him eat the green stuff?
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?
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.
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.
One minute you are getting faster and stronger, and feeling as if you're on top of the world. Then all of a sudden something happens. What do you do? How do you get your running mojo back?
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.
If you're a cyclist looking to improve your pedal stroke, check out Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings. I tried them recently and they helped me improve overall efficiency.
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.
‘Tis the season for winter sports, and that means many of the skiers I coach have disappeared to focus on skill work. A recent study examined the effects of HIIT on skiing performance.