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Here's what Tour de France cyclists eat and drink within an hour after racing

All meals are important for the riders competing in Tour de France, one of the world's most grueling endurance events. But the one eaten immediately after racing five hours is the most critical to recovery and rehydration, and therefore performance. In a short window of about an hour, the cyclists …

Make Reducing Drag A Priority In The Water

<i>You can keep working on speed, but without eliminating drag, you’ll never reach your potential.</i> <b></b> <br>We talk a lot about the aerodynamics of cycling, and …

5 Techniques For Recovery From Triathlons | Triathlete.com

When it comes to recovery, timing is critical. Here’s a sampling of some of the best techniques and the ideal time to use them.<p>Compression<p>A recent …

How To Avoid Muscle Cramps

<i>Want to avoid muscle cramps? Learn how to fight fatigue first.</i><p>Leg cramping will literally stop you in your tracks. Not only can those involuntary …

Should Distance Runners Lift Heavy?

<i>You’ll be surprised how much strength work you should be doing in the gym.</i><p>In addition to aerobic development, one of the key components to running …

How Compression Apparel Works

<i>What’s with all the spandex?</i><p>You’ve probably seen fellow racers wearing tall compression socks, calf sleeves, thigh highs and full tights, wondered …

Efficient Swimmers Don’t Glide—They Reach

Swim terminology all comes down to how <b>your</b> brain processes the instruction. When a coach describes swimming concepts, much can be lost in the …

Shimano Introduces Dura Ace 9100

With the introduction of its new component group, Shimano has reaffirmed its position as one of the leaders of innovation and new technologies. New …

Tempo Run | Runner's World

Scores of pros have used this workout to elevate their game. Now you can too.<p>That tricky balance between running by feel and running with the data in front of you.<p>New research suggests you may enjoy runs more if you get the tough parts out of the way early.<p>You’ll be spending time at a comfortably …

The Iron-Rich Diet Secret of Ethiopian Runners

<i>Eating teff, an iron-rich grain found in Africa, can boost iron levels—and athletic performance.</i><p>Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient …

Some Truths About Pacing Yourself During A Race

<b>Courtesy of Jennifer’s Writing</b><p>Pacing is one of those tricky elements of racing that you have to play with and individualize. Although there are some …

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How to warm up for a Long Course triathlon

Photos: Rocky Arroyo/EndurapixIf you ask many athletes and coaches what a good warm-up is the answers will likely vary for each person you ask. Some …

Shimano kicks out new Enduro, Trail, XC & Road shoes, plus new footwear for winter & Tri

Last year Shimano went all out on the 25th anniversary of the first SPD shoes and pedals with a huge expansion of their trail and road shoe …

The Best Hand Position For Swimming

<i>Which of these hand positions is the best for swimming? Read on to find out.</i> Think about the last time you stuck your hand out the window of a moving …

Transgender teen sues Wisconsin school district over restroom use, alleged discrimination

A transgender student filed a lawsuit against a Wisconsin school district Tuesday, alleging that the district won’t let him use the boys’ restrooms and repeatedly uses his female birth name, violating federal anti-discrimination laws and the U.S. Constitution.<p>The Transgender Law Center and the …

Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.