IRONMAN’s new reality TV show Quest for Kona debuts on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) on October 4, 2017. It will also be available on Redbull.com and SuperSport TV (check your local listings for details).
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 […]
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!
In this video, Racing Weight author Matt Fitzgerald discusses the importance of breakfast in an endurance athlete’s diet. Studies have shown that athletes who eat a substantial breakfast tend to be leaner than those who typically skip it.
According to the Sklar Brothers and their new PBS digital series “You’re Doing It Wrong,” chances are you’re running wrong too, and they’re here to help you fix it. In this 5-minute episode, the identical twins, longtime comedian duo, Jason and Randy Sklar, cover everything from why people run to how you should be running, […]
Natalie, an ultrasound tech with a history of not finishing things, is inspired by a cancer patient to sign up for a Triathlon. Natalie is introduced to the strange (and aerodynamic) world of triathletes and meets a colorful cast of characters as she trains for the Nation’s Triathlon. With the support of her new teammates, […]
Found on Competitor.com as like a scene straight out of the classic film “Deliverance” — except it was along the course of the Franklin Half Marathon in Tennessee earlier this month. According to a story in The Tennessean, locals April and Red Duck Cantrell and a bunch of their buddies decided to have a little […]
A new TV ad created by Sports England called “This Girl Can” was released yesterday. The spot aims to help women overcome “worries about being judged for being the wrong size, not fit enough and not skilled enough came up time and again,” Sport England’s chief executive officer Jennie Price told Marketing Magazine. Watch it. You’ll be inspired. […]
Volvo Cars presents LifePaint. The best way to survive a crash, is not to crash. LifePaint is a unique reflective safety spray. Invisible by daylight, it shines brightly in the glare of car headlights. Making the invisible, visible. Find out more at www.volvolifepaint.com #volvolifepaint
Found on Trailrunnermag.com In this video by Seeker Stories, area runners explore their beautiful backyard, while reflecting on what it makes trail running so special (and treadmill running so dreadful).
Found on Competitor.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald In this video “Racing Weight” author Matt Fitzgerald dispels the myth that eating frequently boosts your metabolism, but explains how consuming small meals throughout the day tends to reduce your appetite, thus allowing you to stay lean and perform well.
It’s easy to joke about the ”snot rocket,” a.k.a. the farmer’s blow. (Take it from me.) But all kidding aside, learning how to clear your nose on the run, quickly and cleanly, will make you a happier runner. Because runners are often too nervous to attempt a snot rocket on their own, and too embarrassed […]
Found on Competitor.com Your feet, obviously, are extremely important to your success as a runner. What parts of the foot need the most attention, and what are the best ways to care for your feet? In this video, Bryan Hill of Rehab United in San Diego gives an extensive look at the foot, pointing out […]
Found on Competitor.com What are some of the symptoms that runners should look for related to low sodium? In this episode of Med Tent, Dr. Jordan Metzl examines the side effects of inadequate sodium intake (called hyponatremia), and offers tips to make sure this isn’t an issue for you.
In this video we offer you a cheap alternative to getting a deep tissue massage on your lower legs. Known as “self myofascial massage” this technique is a type of deep-tissue massage that will help you work the kinks out of your calf muscles. All you need is a hard ball, such as a lacrosse […]
This 4 minute video discusses the beginning of the Swim IT, the USAT Approval process, and the Peace of Mind that one World Class Ultra Running Champion needed to finish her first Ironman! Open water swim safety and racing, IT’s what we do.
The Super Bowl is the last place you might expect to see exposure for triathlon, but that’s exactly what happened on Sunday night thanks to Subway and its “Tough Dodger” commercial. We love the commercial for celebrating fitness (and triathlon specifically) and we also think triathlon dodge ball is a hilarious/awesome concept. Who else is […]
Found on Competitor.com Runner and Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy will make you want to buy this car for all your athletic adventures. With the Super Bowl upon us in less than a week, television will be bombarded with several debuts of new, inspirational, funny, shocking and clever ads. One of those ads is this “How […]
Protect an injury-prone spot with these simple moves. By Caitlin Carlson You don’t think about your shins until they hurt. And by then, you could be looking at some major downtime. A recent study found that it takes, on average, 71 days to rehab shin splints. Shin splints (the term for pain that occurs on […]
Found on Competitor.com and written by Emily Polachek Coming to a race near you… BolderBoulder recently released a dramatic movie-like trailer of their annual 10K road race set for Memorial Day, May 25. If you’ve never experienced the Colorado-based race before, then this video promo will convince you to register immediately, and if you’ve already […]
A rough cut of a trailer for an upcoming documentary featuring Al Bastidas from the non-profit organization “Please Be Kind To Cyclists” as well as Harvey Davis, John Fusselman, and Melissa Holan, three individuals who have lost a loved one as a result of a cycling accident. This documentary focuses on ghost bikes around the […]
Going through #IMKona withdrawal? We’ve got you covered with the recap video! Reminder: NBC broadcast Saturday, November 15 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET (check local listings for details) Post by Ironman World Championship.
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:
Found on Competitor.com and published by Emily Polachek Double-check your running form with this humorous yet informational ‘how-to’ video. Running incorrectly only makes the activity more difficult and less enjoyable (or somewhat awkward for others to watch). Thank goodness, though, for Buzzfeed’s old-school instructional video, titled “You’re Running Wrong,” to break those bad running habits. […]
Bike Ride A Call For Action After Deputy Not Charged In Cyclist’s Death More than 100 cyclists made their way from Calabasas to Los Angeles Wednesday evening to pay tribute to Milt Olin Jr., a prominent entertainment lawyer and former Napster executive who was killed while riding his bicycle in December. SKY9 was overhead as […]
By Katy Snow Mike Brannigan is obsessed with running. The repetitive motion. The rhythm he finds. The way he can focus on his body and nothing else. “I love to work hard and have fun. And just beat my personal best and keep improving to that next level,” he says. At 17, Mike Brannigan is […]
Told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life, the film explores the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running. On the surface, the reasons people run seem obvious; health, stress, competition to name a few. But what if there is a deeper, more intrinsic compulsion that connects people who choose […]
From NBC news San Diego. A Chula Vista couple is trying to get the word out about a new law requiring California drivers to stay at least 3 feet away when passing bicyclists. Michael and Cheri O’Neill’s passion for the change is outweighed only by grief after they lost their 33-year-old son Matthew O’Neill on […]
The human race starts with a story. This is yours. Told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life “What Moves You?” is a feature-length documentary film that explores the inspiration and motivation that modern cultures associate with running. There are many great films about running, but most focus on elite athletes and […]
Found on Competitor.com In this video, Sage Rountree explains how self massage can be a useful bridge between regular massage sessions and can help target areas that are overtight or overworked. Also, learn how tools such as a golf ball, foam roller or massage stick can aid in restoring the body back to a less-tight […]
From RunnersWorld.com Want to know how to get the most accurate mile pace out of your GPS watch? Shoe and Gear Editor Jeff Dengate shows you a quick trick to get the most accurate mile pace reading out of your watch.
So maybe we can’t outrun cheetahs or antelope, but humans are uniquely adapted for long distance running. To find out why (and because I was feeling a little crazy) I decided to run a marathon! Here’s what I discovered about the science of long distance running.
Found on Competitor.com In this video Sage Rountree explains how poor sleep can be an indicator of—and contributor to—overtraining. She also discusses why getting the right amount of sleep is essential for peak performance and offers strategies for fitting more sleep into your schedule.
Found on Triathlete.com Boulder Underpants Run View Larger Image. Boulder Underpants Run View Larger Image. Boulder Underpants Run View Larger Image. Boulder Underpants Run Photos: Holly Bennett Hundreds of hard bodies–including several pro triathletes and a certain Olympian/Ironman-in-training–took to the Boulder streets in droves on Thursday night, strutting their stuff at the first annual Boulder […]
Q&A with Olympic World Champion Apolo Ohno and IRONMAN World Champions Craig “Crowie” Alexander and Mirinda “Rinny” Carfrae. Learn how these three world class athletes have been preparing for the IRONMAN World Championships.
Bernd Heinrich is a retired Professor living in a log cabin in the woods of Western Maine. He has held numerous running records throughout his life and has committed much of his time to the study of the natural world. In Episode 01 we look back at this man’s incredible life, his achievements, the lessons […]
Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Scott Douglas Of more than 900 new runners, 27% got injured during their first year in the sport, and shin splints were the most common injury, according to research published in PLoS One. Danish researchers followed 933 new runners for a year to see how many got injured, what injuries they incurred, […]
LAGUNA BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Cyclists took to Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday morning for a ride to remember two of their friends who died in the past year in crashes with motor vehicles on the busy beach route. Sunday’s ride was in memory of John Colvin, who was struck by a car last month while […]
According to BikinginLA.com there have been 54 cyclists killed this year in Southern California. (1/1/14-7/19/14) A reserve officer with the Santa Paula Police Department who made a YouTube video joking about running over bicyclists apologized Saturday, saying in a Facebook posting that the footage was satirical. I would like to apologize to all those who […]
It is race day at IRONMAN 70.3 Boise and Apolo Ohno is taking on his very first triathlon with his teammate, Women’s Health fitness director Jen Ator, rooting for him on the sidelines. For Apolo, an eight time short-track speedskater gold medalist, it’s his first opportunity to truly understand what it takes to be a […]
Zach Miller, a recent graduate of Brunswick High School in Maine, broke a Guinness World Record by running a 5:48 mile in swim fins. The previous record was 7:56 ran by Ashrita Furman in 2010. Miller, who has a mile PR of 4:52, told the Bangor Daily News that the key to running fast in […]
Found on Lavamagazine.com RUN WORKOUT: 10 mins Warm Up 5 x 100m strides with jog back recovery Main set: 3 x 1600m (1 mile) 1/4 mile at 1/2marathon pace 1/4 mile at 10k pace 1/4 mile at 5k pace 1/4 mile all out!!! 3 mins easy jogging in between each one!
Need some inspiration? We’ve got the cure. Check out Ronnie Goodman’s training ground and learn why running is so important: “Because It Sets You Free.” On July 27th Ronnie Goodman will run the Second Half of the San Francisco Marathon to increase awareness and raise critical funds for Hospitality House. Embrace the spirit of human […]
Found on Competitor.com Anything can happen during a live interview, including someone unknowingly stepping onto a running treadmill. Can you guess what happens next? You’ll have to watch this video to find out!
LA Times – Veronica Rocha An Orange County cyclist who used his cellphone to document getting struck by a Gatorade bottle after a dispute with the passenger in a passing truck could also face charges in the incident, officials said. Orange County sheriff’s investigators have reviewed Bryan Larsen’s video (warning: cyclist utters a profanity) and […]
Video: What’s it like to be hit head-on by a car? It’s like this Police are hunting a driver who left a 34-year-old office worker in the gutter with broken bones after knocking him off his bike in Slough, Berkshire last month. Despite gut-wrenching video footage from the rider’s handlebars, police have been unable to […]
From Men’s Health. We all know the runner’s high is real, but science still isn’t certain about why it occurs. We spoke with Greg Gerdeman, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology at Eckerd College, to understand the current theory. It’s spelled out in the video above.
Nick Vunicic is a true inspiration; he has no arms or legs, but makes the most of his life as a brilliant motivational speaker and active sports and fitness enthusiast. Next time you are feeling sorry for yourself after a long day, think of Nick.