endurance training

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'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.
One of the benefits about getting older is you start to see how things are connected. Those subtle relationships can be the key to unlocking amazing returns on training.
You would think running a marathon every day for seven days straight might have a bad impact on your health, but a recent study suggests otherwise.
Time for a little high school physics so if you can decide if that fancy cycling gear that saves you a few grams of weight is actually worth your money or not.
Surprising research shows longer races might be safer and less damaging to athletes.