endurance training

Hurricane Sandy shut down the NYC Marathon, so I created my own neighborhood marathon instead - running 2 marathons in 3 weeks. My kids even made me a medal!
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.
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.
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.
My calf once again is injured, but this time I went straight to the man who treats the Australian track and field team and I may have discovered a treatment that will work.
Last week I was sitting here feeling pleased with myself for another solid week of training. This week I’m off running for 2 more weeks because my OTHER calf has decided to play silly buggers.
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.
Professional triathlete, model, pentathlon competitor, and amazing person...how do you begin to describe Jenny Fletcher? I decided to just start at the very beginning.
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.
Every sport has bread and butter sessions - sessions where you learn where exactly you stand in terms of your performance goals. Here are mine, as I continue to train for Ironman.
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.
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.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - great endurance training tips, Grace van der Byl, the kettlbell clean, and more!
This week Andrew looks closer at his swim training and makes some adjustments to his breathing that have a major impact on his aerobic training and aerobic capacity.