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3 Ways To Beat Pre Race Nerves

Posted by: on October, 16 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Susan Paul I’m running my first marathon next week and I’m so nervous! Is there anything I can do to calm my nerves and help ensure a good race? Lydia Dear Lydia- Running your first marathon is very exciting! The most important thing for you to do now is […]

What The Pro’s Eat After The Race

Posted by: on October, 16 2014

Found on Ironman.com From burgers and fries to mai tai’s, here’s what the pros chow down on after crossing the finish line. by Marni Sumbal Triathletes are known to be driven, obsessive and competitive and, more often than not, slightly food obsessed. Because achieving perfect race-week and race-day nutrition may make the difference between a […]

Self Massage Tips For Runners

Posted by: on October, 15 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Amanda McCracken.  Photo Scott Draper. Follow those techniques to help loosen tight muscles—which will help your running. As runners, we churn miles out our legs, but how many of us make a conscious effort to ensure our muscles are prepped and cleaned up before and after throwing on those […]

New Caffeine Gum

Posted by: on October, 14 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Brian Metzler The American track star launches a new performance-oriented gum. Sit down with American middle-distance runner Nick Symmonds and you’ll find out he’s full of good ideas. His latest? Run Gum, a caffeine-enhanced, zero-calorie gum developed for athletes and active people. The two-time Olympian and five-time U.S. 800m champion launched the […]

VIDEO: Last Hour Of Finishers At Kona

Posted by: on October, 14 2014

From Ironman.com.  Video of the final finishers of the 2014 Kona Ironman Championship.  

Exclusive Deal LA Marathon Training

Posted by: on October, 13 2014

ALPHA offers two levels of membership to meet the diverse schedule and training needs of each member. No matter which level you opt for each ALPHA Family member enjoys the following benefits: > FREE ASICS’s Dri-Fit ALPHA Running Shirt > Professionally prepared training schedule > Pace groups with athletes of similar fitness levels > Optional […]

VIDEO: Apolo Ohno Finishes Kona

Posted by: on October, 13 2014

Apolo Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian of all time, finished the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in 9 hours, 52 minutes and 27 seconds. Here’s the video of him crossing the finish line:

Carfrae and Kienle Win Kona

Posted by: on October, 13 2014

Found on Slowtwitch.com and written by Sebastian Kienle joined a list of German uberbikers who were able to win the Ironman World Championship on the bike and Mirinda Carfrae took her 3rd Kona crown with yet another record-setting run that overcame a 14 minutes 33 seconds deficit to Daniela Ryf after the bike leg. The […]

Important News Long Beach Marathon

Posted by: on October, 10 2014

LONG BEACH FULL/HALF MARATHON Race Alert – 405 Freeway Closure on Sunday morning 10/12/14 Caltrans has announced a major Freeway Closure that will impact all participants coming from the San Diego and Orange County areas using the 405 Freeway or the 22 Freeway as well as anyone coming to Long Beach from the North using […]

Kona Underpants Run 2014

Posted by: on October, 10 2014

Video of the 2014 Kona Underpants Run. You can also WATCH A SLIDE SHOW from Triathlete.com.