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How Should I Plan My Triathlon Season?

Posted by: on March, 6 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Kristen Hislop There are a ton of events to chose from: your favorite tris, the races your friends are doing, bucket-list events, the tri club destination competition. Here’s how to keep your schedule sane, crush your goals and have fun. Start with a review Take a look back at […]

Is Intermittent Fasting A Good Idea For Endurance Athletes?

Posted by: on March, 6 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald Intermittent fasting is the practice of restricting calories on one or more days of the week or going without eating for slightly longer than normal periods of time within the day. It has gained some popularity among dieters and bodybuilders seeking to shed body fat, and a […]

32 Health Benefits Of Running, According To Science

Posted by: on March, 6 2017

Found on JenReviews.com Running might be one of the healthiest exercises out there. Science is beginning to prove that running should have a prominent spot in your exercise routine. Here are the top 32 health benefits of running, according to science. #1 Running Lessens Your Risk for Endometrial Cancer A recent study published in Cancer […]

Marathon Investigator Reveals How He Catches Cheaters

Posted by: on January, 25 2017

Found on NBCnews.com by Stephanie Gosk, Rich McHugh, Tracy Connor After a big marathon, Derek Murphy sits down with his laptop in his western Ohio living room and gets to work, pulling up the online results and looking for red flags. Like half a million other Americans, the 46-year-old business analyst used to run marathons […]

Get Your Bike Ready For Triathlon Season

Posted by: on January, 18 2017

Found on Triathlete.com and written by Bethany Rutledge Get your ride ready now to save time at the start of the season. Besides a pre-season tune-up, there are a number of small details best sorted out in the off-season so your training won’t get derailed later. Check off the necessary items on this to-do list […]

Runners Assist Injured Runner

Posted by: on January, 18 2017

Found on Competitor.com and written by Don Norcross No doubt a faint scar will form inches above John Wilkie’s left eyebrow. There will probably be discoloration on his left elbow and left knee as well—battle scars courtesy of the tumble the 73-year-old Wilkie took at Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Half Marathon. Wilkie tripped over […]

Why Antibiotics And Running Don’t Always Mix

Posted by: on January, 9 2017

Found on Competitor.com and written by Amanda Loudin Cold and flu season is upon us and inevitably, some of us will end up on antibiotics at some point this winter. The faster we can get through whatever bug it is we picked up, the faster we can get back out to training, right? Yes, except […]

VIDEO: Break Free

Posted by: on January, 6 2017

German student director Eugen Merher created this moving spec commercial titled “Break Free,” that perfectly captures the spirit of running. In less than a couple minutes and no dialogue, the commercial tells a story about a former marathon runner whose body and soul are decaying in a retirement home, until he finds an old pair […]

Video: Will It Gu?

Posted by: on December, 15 2016

In the latest edition of the “Mountain Outpost” video series, trail runners Jamil Coury and Schuyler Hall of Phoenix-based Aravaipa Running have some fun sampling a Just Plain GU with some regular food. See what happens when they mix GU with Oreo cookies, avocado hummus, spaghetti and meatballs, sushi, hot peppers and more!

Should You Try To Lose Weight While Training For A Race

Posted by: on December, 14 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald Runners have long enjoyed the weight loss benefits of our great sport. It seems like every week there are new studies confirming that running is a good way to help lose weight: Aerobic exercise is more efficient at burning liver and visceral fat than resistance training (source […]