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5 Ways To Stay Healthy During Cold-Weather Training FEBRUARY 5, 2019 · BY STEVEN MOODY Early season training is as important as it is risky, with low temps and germs everywhere. Here’s how to log miles without getting sick. In the Northern hemisphere, we are entering...
Five Ways Runners Can Benefit From Deadlifting BY MATT PEARCE When runners think of strength training, many go straight to the squat. But the deadlift is actually a more effective exercise that can be less disruptive to your training. When people realize...
These days it seems like every athlete has advice on how to train most effectively. Their ideas and philosophies are often a result of the athlete’s own experiences with training and racing; quite often these have some merit, however when it comes to training...
It’s human nature to stand on the threshold of a new year with a fresh slate of goals and intentions. For the athlete population, this often takes the shape of a new ‘season,’ often with time-based goals including PRs or perhaps longer, more challenging events. The...
If you live above 40th parallel north, you have (more or less) cold winters. For summer outdoor sports such as triathlon, cycling and running this represents a challenge. But does it have to? Do cold weather and short days really mean winter training blues—or can we...
This Swedish-born event is gaining traction in other countries, including the U.S. Here’s how to properly prepare and train for your first SwimRun event.
You’ve set your goal and hired a coach to help get you there. Here are five tips to follow to make sure you get the most out of your coaching experience this season.
It’s dark and cold outside, but your first long-distance triathlon is only a few short weeks away. Here are five ways to stay motivated and on track for that early season long-distance triathlon—regardless of what Mother Nature throws at you.
Juggling full-time careers with a full-time training load is a common recipe for overtraining among amateur athletes. Here are five things you can do to minimize your chances of overdoing it.
Learning proper swim technique is a long, often repetitive process as you learn how to identify your movement patterns in the water. Here are the three stages of proper swim development, and why you shouldn’t let yourself get stuck in phase two.
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