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How To Prepare For Two Marathons In One Season

Posted by: on July, 21 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jenny Hadfield Throw out time goals and make the focus of your training, pacing, and recovery to finish both feeling strong. Chris asks: I made it into the New York City Marathon this year via the lottery. As luck would have it, I also got into the Chicago Marathon, […]

Triathlife with Jesse Thomas: Swimming Can Suck Less!

Posted by: on July, 20 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Jesse Thomas My tips, tricks and techniques to make pool time tolerable. It might surprise you, but the best part of my day isn’t hanging out with my wife Lauren nor my son Jude. It isn’t cresting a summit on my bike or crossing a river during my trail […]

Increase Your Mileage, Not Your Weight

Posted by: on July, 19 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Pamela Nisevich Bede Fuel your marathon training without sabotaging your waistline. Few runners begin week one of marathon training without the thought of “just what I need to jumpstart my weight loss!” After all, marathon training demands plenty of sweat sessions, which means lots of calorie-burning. The calorie math […]

Is Racing Fun?

Posted by: on July, 18 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jonathan Beverly It’s a Monday morning and I’m talking with colleagues about what we did over the weekend. After hearing about street fairs and botanical gardens, I mention I ran a 10K. “Was it fun?” one woman asks. The question, innocent enough, surprises me. I’m not sure how to […]

Are You Too Competitive?

Posted by: on June, 29 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Araina Bond Whether you’re training or racing, you should try to be as competitive as possible, right? Not always, say the experts, and new research shows that finding the right competitive balance can be the key to performing at your peak. “Overly competitive people often lose sight of the […]

Benefits Of Altitude Training For Non-Pro Runners

Posted by: on June, 29 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Alex Hutchinson It’s worth it in the long run. Training at altitude–that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level–is like legal doping, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That’s why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila […]

NBC TV Schedule of U.S Olympic Trials

Posted by: on June, 28 2016

Found on Competitor.com NBC will present 76 hours of coverage from the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, including nearly 17 hours of track and field coverage beginning July 1st and running through July 10th. The coverage of the track and field trials in Eugene, Ore., will be spread across NBC’s properties, including NBC, cable channel NBCSN […]

3 Strategies To Offset Late-Race Fatigue

Posted by: on June, 28 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jenny Hadfield When the going gets tough, try one of these tactics to finish strong. Whether you’re running a long-distance event or a 5K, late-race fatigue can affect your performance. The great news is there are three simple techniques you can use to power through to the finish line: […]

How To Train The 80/20 Way

Posted by: on June, 27 2016

Found in Competitor.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald The most fundamental variables of triathlon training are volume and intensity. In lay terms, volume is how much you swim, bike and run and intensity is how hard you do these things. No other factor affects the outcomes of training as strongly as these two. However, despite […]

An Alternative To Oatmeal

Posted by: on June, 27 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Lauren Antonnuci Q: I love oatmeal in winter but not in summer, and cold cereal leaves me hungry two hours later. What can I eat for breakfast? A: If you are looking for a long-lasting, nutritious breakfast, I recommend cooking either barley or quinoa the day or night before […]