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Mountain biking the Colorado Trail | Adventure Sports Network

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The No-Sweat Way to Build More Lower-Body Strength

Use this simple exercise to enhance your performance in the gym and on the field<p>Sure, mobility drills are boring, but they improve your range of motion, help you lift more weight, harness more power, and decrease your risk of injury, says Sean De Wispelaere, an expert trainer for <b>Men's Health Thrive</b>.<p>…

The 20-Rep Core Torcher

So while you need upper- and lower-body strength to perform all of the moves, you won't be able to make it through this challenge if your core can't keep pace.<p>Here's how it works. Grab a 16-kilogram (kg) kettlebell and perform 20 reps each of the following exercises without resting: pushup, goblet …

Balance Training for the Glutes and Abs

Targeting the gluteals and abdominals in a training session is a popular goal for many fitness seekers, but what about training for balance? Do you …

Eating Processed Red Meat Linked to Earlier Death

Highest level of consumption tied to dying two years earlier than abstainers.<p>Eating a lot of processed red meat might decrease life span by almost two years, according to research published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i>.<p>Nearly 75,000 Swedish men and women were asked about the …


Glute Strength

An exercise routine to build those important muscles that power your runs - and help you get a coveted "runner's butt."


Core Building Exercises from Elite Runners

A three-exercise routine designed by elite track & field athletes to build core strength and running power.

Track & Field

Flexible Routine

A 10-minute postrun yoga sequence that will improve your range of motion and prevent injury.<p>Most runners wouldn't describe themselves as limber or loose—especially after logging a five-, 10-, or 20-miler. But practicing yoga after your workouts can remedy that. By increasing blood and oxygen flow …


How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …


5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …


Step It Up

After a period of building your base, it's time to pick up the pace—and get really fit.<p>After a long winter of logging base miles, you're ready to challenge your energy systems with quicker workouts. No races on your calendar? Doesn't matter—speedwork's benefits go way beyond a starting line. …


Chris McCormack

Chris “Macca” McCormack came on to share his thoughts on Lance Armstrong. How badly did he want to race Lance in Kona and how would Lance have done …

A Cruise Control for Running

An app that tweaks the beat of your music controls your pace by altering your cadence.<p>I have to admit, the idea of a "cruise control" for running sounded pretty silly to me when I first heard about it. But consider me a convert, in theory at least. If you haven't heard, there's a new app for …

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