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How to Fuel for an Ultra-Endurance Race

A look at how one recent Ironman finisher fueled for the 140.6-mile race.<p>If you thought your last marathon was exhausting, you should sit down before considering the Ironman triathlon distance. Last weekend, I was a spectator at the World Championships in Kona. As the hours of the race went by, I …

Marathons

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

Marathons

10 Tips to Master the Marathon

200-time sub-3:00 marathoner Doug Kurtis shares his secrets of success.<p>Finding a marathoner with more experience than Doug Kurtis is like locating an unoccupied porta potty five minutes before the start of a big race--it's extremely rare, if not impossible. Kurtis, 62, a writer and race director …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Muscle

26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

Marathons

What is My Maximum Heart Rate?

Maximum heart rate for age is an elusive number, especially for runners.<p><i>Hi Doc!</i><p><i>I started training for marathons four years ago and I’m running my fourth this fall. My question is -- how high is too high for a heart rate?</i><p><i>I'm almost 52 years old, 5’10” and 186 lbs. I run relatively slow (5:44</i> …

Marathons

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First Look at Garmin’s new Fenix2 Multisport & Triathlon Watch

<b>Please note: My Final Fenix2 In-Depth Review is now available and published here.</b><p>Today, Garmin announced their latest watch – the Fenix2. This unit …

iOS 7: What iPhone, iPad owners need to know

Apple is releasing its latest operating system for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch today.<p>The system, iOS 7, will come installed on the new iPhone 5S and 5C models that go on sale Friday. Owners of some older Apple devices also can download it to replace their current systems. But should they?<p>Before …

Trail Running for Beginners

Bored with running the same old roads? Trail running opens up a whole new world for you beyond paved surfaces. As with road running, it’s a healthy, …

Rookie Lessons: Don't Topple in T1

IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh winner Greg Bennett shares tips for making a smoother transition from the swim to the bike.<p>You’ve trained your heart out, read …

3 Essential Smoothies for Triathletes in Training

You spoke, we listened. This trio of triathlete-specific smoothie recipes will help fuel your best results.<p><i>We recently teamed up with the IRONMAN</i> …

Study: Foam Roller Lessens Soreness After Hard Workout

20 minutes of rolling helped to speed recovery.<p>Last year we reported on a study that showed that using a foam roller before a workout increased range of motion without decreasing power, suggesting that foam rolling could substitute for pre-run static stretching. Now there's evidence a post-workout …

Exercise

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

The IRONMAN Beginner's Swim Gear Checklist

This foolproof checklist for swim training and racing will free up your headspace to focus on getting fit.<p>Most people begin their day with a cup of …

Rookie In Training

<i>Every Wednesday in “Rookie in Training,” beginner triathlete Jason Devaney will share training advice he learns as he trains for his first half</i> …

Triathlete Magazine

Fueling for Endurance Events

In Food<p>How I Fuel For Endurance Events<p>I love endurance racing. I’m not the fastest guy out there. I’ll never win a single event that I enter into. …

2013 Triathlete Buyer's Guide: Saddles

The 2013 <i>Triathlete Buyer’s Guide</i> magazine is out on newsstands now (and check out the digital version), and we’re giving you a sneak peek right here. …

The Five Phases Of Swim Training

<i>Swim coach Sara McLarty explains why it’s important to vary your training throughout the year.</i><p>Are your swim splits always the same? Perhaps it’s …

Rookie In Training: Starting To Swim

<i>Every Wednesday in “Rookie in Training,” beginner triathlete Jason Devaney will share training advice he learns as he trains for his first half</i> …

6 Nutrition Rules for Endurance Athletes

Back to the basics advice from the top sports nutritionists on the block.<p><i>by Jennifer Ward Barber</i><p>In a sport where food is fuel, we sometimes forget …

One-Hour Workout: Indoor Rowing Cross-Training

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Tim Edwards, the head …

Beat The Heat At Your Next Triathlon | Triathlete.com

• Page 1: Before<br>• Page 2: During<br>• Page 3: After<p><i>Michael and Amanda Lovato have a lot of experience training, racing and traveling in hot climates. In fact,</i> …

Tips for a Successful Half or Full Iron Distance Triathlon

<b>20 - 25 ounces of water per hour (plus or minus 3-4 ounces depending on weather and body size)</b> - Your calories will be fulfilled from multi-hour …

Nothing New On Race Day

<i>Avoid disaster in your next triathlon by following this golden rule.</i><p>After surviving the chilly, choppy and chaotic swim at the 2008 Ironman Coeur …

The Best Features Of iOS 7

Users of Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices got their first look at the company’s newest operating system, iOS 7, earlier today. Not only has Apple given iOS an entirely new look and feel, courtesy of head designer Jonathan Ive, but it has also revealed a revamped suite of core apps like …

iOS 7 Leaves Older iPhones And iPads Out Of The Fun

iOS 7 hits iPhones this fall, but only the iPhone 5 and iPod touch will get all the features announced at WWDC. The iPhone 4 and 4S will only get the new iOS 7 look and a splattering of features. And forget about the iPhone 3GS and older iPhones. They will be stuck in the skeuomorphic world of iOS …

WSJ Confirms New iOS 7 Design, 'iRadio' Introduction at WWDC

Apple will announce a significant redesign of its iOS software and a streaming-music service tomorrow at WWDC according to a pair of reports from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> posted this evening.<p>The newspaper confirms longstanding rumors that iOS will see a substantial redesign overseen by Jony Ive, …

Hydration: The Key To Successful Performance

<i>Hydration, especially in the hot summer months, is crucial for endurance athletes.</i><p>One might not normally consider such, but the cornerstone for any …