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4 Ways To Become A Better Runner This Year

Posted by: on February, 2 2016

Found on MapMyRun.com Reaching your full potential as a runner is all about trial and error. There are so many pieces to the puzzle, and it often takes years to figure out the right formula. One thing is for sure: What works for your running buddy likely won’t work for you. Upping your running game […]

Why You Need To Run Strides

Posted by: on February, 2 2016

Found on MapMyRun.com If strides aren’t a part of your weekly running routine, you’re missing out. Strides are a simple and effective way to introduce your body to speed work, loosen up after an easy run and prepare for a challenging workout. They require minimal effort above and beyond your regular training but can provide […]

5 Get-Lean Tips For Runners

Posted by: on February, 2 2016

Found on MapMyRun.com When it comes to weight management, we tend to focus on the health-related benefits of being lighter, like cholesterol and blood pressure readings, as well as aesthetics. For runners, however, shedding excess pounds may also increase performance gains. There’s no denying the fact that you will likely run faster when you’re at […]

5 Ways To Ease Into Faster Running

Posted by: on February, 2 2016

Found on MapMyRun.com Easy-paced, unstructured running can be a great way to build or maintain fitness, reduce stress and provide an excuse to get outside. But eventually, many of us get the itch to run faster. And why not? It’s fun! If you’re looking ahead to a race or just hoping to build a little […]

Cyclist Caught Cheating

Posted by: on February, 1 2016

Found on BusinessInsider.com and written by Daniel McMahon Cycling officials on Saturday detained a bicycle ridden during the cyclocross world championships in Zolder, Belgium, to investigate “technological fraud,” and on Sunday they confirmed the bike had a concealed motor in the frame. The International Cycling Union said the bike belonged to 19-year-old Belgian Femke Van […]

The Triathlete’s Guide To Fat

Posted by: on January, 28 2016

Found on Ironman.com Once a perceived enemy of athletes, fat is making a comeback. Here’s how you can maximize your use of this important macronutrient. by Kim Mueller, MS, RD, CSSD  Long chastised for its perceived role in a number of health problems, and limited by athletes in favor of the highly-touted carbohydrates, fat is […]

VIDEO: Inspirational Speaker Hector Picard

Posted by: on January, 28 2016

The motivating story of double arm amputee triathlete Hector Picard. A son, brother, husband and father of four who has decided to live his life to the fullest. Hector Picard is a motivational and inspirational speaker who has decided to show others what the human mind can accomplish regardless of the challenging obstacles we may […]

Marathon Goddess To Run 100th Marathon

Posted by: on January, 27 2016

From NBC Los Angeles A Southern California woman known as the “Marathon Goddess” is on a mission to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer the only way she knows how: by running. Julie Weiss has run 99 marathons in her life, including 52 in one year, and is in the final stretching of training for yet […]

That Marathon Was More Painful Than You Remember

Posted by: on January, 27 2016

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Kit Fox A new study shows runners have short-term memory when it comes to pain. In the throes of a marathon, you are very aware of the pain—from quivering calves to chafed skin to sore feet. But six months later, it appears marathoners can be quite forgetful. A new […]

VIDEO: How To Keep The Trainer Interesting

Posted by: on January, 26 2016

If you avoid the trainer or get bored during your workouts – this is the video for you. Check out how to keep your workouts on the bike trainer interesting.