Zdenek Fukar

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Man turns health challenges into triathlon motivation

Brent Nix collapsed in 2010. Now he's aiming for an Ironman triathlon.<p>Brent Nix collapsed in early 2010. He was diagnosed with high cholesterol, high …

Fitness

Garmin Edge 820 review

The Garmin Edge 820 combines the touchscreen of the large Garmin Edge 1000 with the size of the popular Garmin Edge 520, and more native features …

Build A Foundation For Running Fast

The top training priority of every runner should be to establish a solid foundation for future development as a runner.<b>How is this done?</b> The …

Marathons

It's official: cycling makes you happier

If you’re in a good mood at your desk while everyone else has the Monday morning blues, it could have something to do with your ride into work, …

I Tracked My Sleep for a Month—This is What Happened

A smug sleeper finds out she’s not as Zzz-zen as she thought<p>I’ve often bragged about my sleep prowess—the ability to fall asleep as soon as my head hits the pillow, full nights of rest on red-eye flights, and nodding off on the bumpiest of car rides. So the idea of tracking my sleep for a month …

Coros Linx smart cycling helmet: Our first take

The Coros Linx smart cycling helmet was a Kickstarter success story in 2016, amassing an impressive $320,000 – six times its $50,000 funding goal. …

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

Marathons

Peter Sagan wins Male Road Rider of the Year in 2016 Cyclingnews Reader Poll | Cyclingnews.com

For the second year in a row, <i>Cyclingnews</i> readers have chosen Peter Sagan as the Male Road Rider of the Year in our annual poll. The 26-year-old …

Be Epic: Invigorate Your Training With a Workout Challenge

Physical training for triathlon, by its very nature as a time trial sport, typically involves putting in repeated steady-state efforts in order to …

Coughing up the facts on Fluimucil, Team Sky’s Jiffy bag decongestant

<b>The mystery package at the centre of a UK Anti-Doping investigation contained the decongestant Fluimucil, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has revealed. Here is a short overview of the drug and its status in the UK:</b><p>• An over-the-counter decongestant described by makers as “an effective …

7 New Rules of Recovery

Jump Start Your Recovery Before You Begin<p>Janine via Flickr<p>Most cyclists emphasize what they need to do <i>after</i> they ride to facilitate recovery. But you can get a head start on the recovery process by having a protein-rich snack upfront to minimize the damage and hasten the rebuilding process before …

Technical Endurance Swimming Part 1: Swim Slow to Go Fast

Most of my triathletes are not doing any extremely difficult workouts in the pool as in the Northern Hemisphere they are now done with racing and …

The Sufferfest Training Centre App review

After several years of producing interval videos overlaid onto official race footage, The Sufferfest has an app that integrates with heart-rate …

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris: Pictures

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What is FTP for cycling?

FTP stands for Functional Threshold Power, which is commonly defined as the highest average power you can sustain for an hour, measured in watts. FTP …

7 Pieces of Swimming Gear Every Serious Swimmer Should Have

<i>Here is the swimming gear every serious swimmer should be rocking in their swim bag.</i><p>Even though the sport of competitive swimming looks like all it …

Clean Your Bike In 10 Minutes

<i>Try to resist the urge to immediately flop onto the couch with your favorite recovery snack after getting home from a soggy ride—taking 10 minutes to</i> …

How to train less and still get faster

<i>This is a sponsored post in association with A1 Coaching.</i><p>As part of our series on Winter Training, A1Coaching is running a free live online winter …