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New Study Warns You’re About To Gain Weight

Posted by: on October, 18 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Mark Eller According to research that was recently cited by The New York Times, there’s a pretty good chance that your body weight is close to its yearly low point right now. However, the researchers warn that their subjects tended to pack on extra weight in upcoming months, especially […]

Why You’re Cramping On The Run

Posted by: on October, 17 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Lauren Antonucci In a recent long-course race, I felt super tired and my muscles cramped up two-thirds of the way into the run, despite drinking tons of fluid. Where did I go wrong? A: I’m pretty sure you failed to take in enough sodium during your long-course race. Although […]

Beer & Running: Serving Up Running Shoes and Fresh Microbrews

Posted by: on October, 5 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Brian Metzler A glance at the first two U.S. running shops that sell running gear and serve beer, too. Paul Rakitin has been a committed runner and an aficionado of good beer as long as he can remember. He started running in grade school and has never stopped, running […]

Follow The Kona World Championship 2016

Posted by: on October, 3 2016

Read on for details on how to follow the action at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship. The IRONMAN World Championship is upon us and we’re ready to bring you all the latest coverage from the Big Island. You can find the exclusive live coverage on ironman.com, which will begin at approximately 6:25 a.m. HAST on Saturday, October 8th. (4:25 a.m. […]

VIDEO: Avoid Porta Potty On Race Day

Posted by: on September, 29 2016

Found on Competitor.com Dr. Jordan Metzl explores a topic that we all think about (but rarely talk about) — the porta potty. Metzl gives nutritional tips on how to best minimize the likelihood of using the bathroom mid-race.

Eminem: Running Was My Recovery

Posted by: on September, 29 2016

Found in MensJournal and written by Mark Healy I’m not sure exactly when I finally got it. In the early days, I just went with the flow: If I could hit a gym, I’d hit up a gym. If someone suggested a workout that seemed legit, I might try it, but it wasn’t a priority. […]

VIDEO: 72 Year Old Finish At Western States 100

Posted by: on September, 21 2016

Found on Competitor.com This past June, 72-year-old Wally Hesseltine ran the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run. He was set to be the race’s oldest finisher ever since its start in 1974. “Thirty Hours,” a 12-minute documentary directed by Alex Massey, showcases Hesseltine’s training leading up to the race, the race day itself and his unforgettable […]

World Triathlon Finish

Posted by: on September, 19 2016

Found on Slowtwitch.com   Seeing his brother in trouble, Alistair Brownlee abandoned his duel with Henri Schoeman of South Africa, picked up his virtually unconscious brother and supported him for a quarter mile toward the finish as Schoeman raced ahead for the Grand Final win. Barely dragging his brother to the finish, Alistair assisted Jonny […]

How To Deal With Crowded Race Starts

Posted by: on September, 15 2016

Found on Competitor.com and written by Mario Fraioli Q. Mario, In bigger races I always find myself bobbing and weaving through other runners in the first mile and lose a lot of time. What can I do to combat this? Thanks! Lydia S. A. Lydia, Trying to find your rhythm in the early miles of […]

Who’s Responsible For Canceling The Los Angeles Triathlon?

Posted by: on September, 12 2016

Found on Triathlon.com and written by Chris Foster Racers get a surprising email three days before the event Last Thursday, triathletes in Southern California woke up to shocking news: There would be no L.A. Triathlon for the first time in 15 years; the race, scheduled to run just three days later on Sept. 11, had been […]