huey5020

391 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 1,822 Followers | @huey5020 | Keep up with huey5020 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “huey5020”

One-Hour Workout: Four-Lap-Festival Swim Workout

<i>Break up your pool time with this easy-to-digest session built exclusively around 100 repeats.</i><p>Swimming’s a weird beast, isn’t it? If you had to head …

Swimming

Stop Drinking Soda -- Here's Why and How You Should Quit

Soda is terrible for you -- here's why you should quit, and how.<p>Everyone wants that one life-changing moment. I had mine three years ago.<p>No, my wife didn’t leave me. I didn’t win the Powerball and quit my job. My life-changing moment had to do with something seemingly insignificant, something that …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Running: 20 Tips Every Runner Needs to Know

If you're ready to lace up those sneakers and hit the ground running, whether it's for general health, weight loss, or to reduce stress, read through this guide first. You'll learn must-know tips and get expert advice on all things running. Pretty soon, you'll be calling yourself a runner!

Feed Zone Portables: Banana Waffles

When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with pro cyclists, he found athletes weary of processed bars and gels and the same old pasta. So Lim joined …

10 Triathlon Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

You've trained and trained. Now don't blow it on race day by making one of these dumb mistakes.<p>We’ve all see that guy starting the run leg of his first triathlon. As he exits transition, he strides purposely forward, wearing both his game face and his bike helmet.<p>Stupid mistakes happen. …

Crush Every Leg of a Triathlon With This Training Plan

How to Train For the Triathlon Swim<p>Mike Sudal<p>You're probably terrified of navigating open water, drifting off course, or getting kicked in the face by another competitor. And those things might very well happen if you simply throw fitness at the event. But the experts will tell you that a …

Swimming

Avoid These 4 Social Media Mistakes

Your phone can motivate, but it can also encourage habits that keep you from running your best.<p>False political headlines have fooled many in the social-media age, and “alternative facts” aren’t limited to partisan topics. Any blogger or influencer can post, tweet, or snap training advice that seems …

New Strava Art Shows Cyclists' Creativity Knows No Bounds

An Australian cyclist rode 126 miles to draw the perfect goat<p>Need something cool to do this weekend? Consider trying to top this amazing piece of Strava art. Australian cyclist Ben Jones, along with two FGHTCLB.CC teammates, just drew one of the coolest examples of GPS wizardry that we’ve seen in a …

6 Rules for Figuring Out How Many Miles to Run a Week

Whether you’re planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these expert-backed rules will keep you fit and injury-free.<p>Here’s the thing about race training: You want to run enough miles to physically prepare your body, but you also want to run as <i>few</i> miles as possible so you don’t overtax …

Speed Play

Pick up the pace--whenever and for however long you want--and nail any goal.<p>Probably the easiest way to tackle speedwork is to ramp up the pace when you feel good and slow down when you need a break. This classic workout strategy, called fartlek (Swedish for "speed play"), alternates easy and hard …

7 Transition Blunders To Avoid

<i>Race like a savvy triathlete by avoiding the seven biggest mistakes in transition.</i><p>Prepping your transition bag before a race can feel like gearing up …

Triathlete

Sarah Sellers: the nurse who stunned the world at the Boston Marathon

The story was so good it seemed impossible to imagine. A 26-year-old woman with no sponsors or agents, who had run only one marathon in her life, finished second in Monday’s Boston Marathon, one of the world’s most prestigious road races. And no sooner had she crossed the finish line did the …

How Effective is Treadmill Running Compared to Running Outside?

Running terrain makes all the difference in training.<p><i>Danielle asks: I have two little boys and I work from home. I try to get out of the house to run at least two or three times a week and train at home another two or three days. I have a treadmill and a Wii Fit. How effective is treadmill running</i> …

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 …

Swimming

‘A bit of Aussie sportsmanship’: Three distance runners wait on track for final 10K finisher

By Cindy Boren<p>Cindy Boren<p>Reporter covering sports, with an emphasis on politics and national stories<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The most memorable moment of the women’s 10,000-meter race at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Monday may have arrived not with the first finisher, but with the last.<p>In a moving …

Eli Manning

Meb Keflezighi’s 5 Drills to Make You a Better Runner

Become more mindful of your running form and gain greater speed with less injury risk.<p>The following drills will improve your running form in many ways—by strengthening key running muscles, by improving your range of motion via exaggerating some aspects of the running gait, by improving the …

The Secret Is There Is No Secret

Triathlete

11 Types of Annoying Running Partners

Quirks that can make training with certain runners less than ideal.<p>1 of 12<p>We love all runners, of course, but some have, well, <i>quirks</i> that can make training with them less than ideal. See if any of these sound familiar, and let us know about other types of annoying training partners in the comments …

How to Improve Your Stride Turnover

Your stride turnover, or stride frequency, is how many steps you take during a minute of running. For most runners, stride turnover stays the same at …

The Main Set: A Revolution in Swimming Workouts - Swimming World News

<b>By Wayne Goldsmith.</b><p>20 x 100 on 1:45<p>16 x 200 on 2:30<p>40 x 50 on 1:00<p>6 x 400 on 6:15<p>Anyone who’s had any involvement with the sport of swimming would be …

Why Can’t I Run Faster?

Every runner knows what it feels like to reach his or her limits. But what defines those limits?<p>Contrary to the outdated locker-room myth, the reason you hit your limits is not simply that lactic acid is scorching your muscles. Instead, the sensations you feel while running each correspond to a …

One-Hour Workout: Early-Season Brick Session

The goal of this early-season session from coach Mike Portman is to ease your body back into running efficiently off the bike.

7 Deadly Sins of Running Your First Marathon

Don’t fall into the trap of buying too much swag and eating too many cakes.<p>So, you just signed up for a marathon. You’re so excited. You’re so excited. You’re so scared.<p>Well, it's fine to be a little nervous. The running devil works in mysterious ways. And as if 26.2 miles isn’t hard enough, he’s …

Take It Inside: 3 (Not Boring) Treadmill Workouts

It's that time of year when I take my running workouts inside to the treadmill. Or should I say dreadmill? The treadmill can be a real drag, but I …

15 photos that show exactly what running in Canada looks like right now

Curious about what it looks like to run in Canada these days? So were weThe post 15 photos that show exactly what running in Canada looks like right …

7 Secrets for Making a Comeback

How to get moving again after being sidelined.<p>It happens to so many runners, and in all likelihood it’s happened to you: You start running. You push your body faster, farther, and start to dream about PRs, six-pack abs, and pairs of skinny jeans. Suddenly, you see possibilities that you never had …

Want to run faster? Here are some simple – and quick – tips

Speed work never gets easier, no matter how often you do it. You just get better<p>Mon, Dec 4, 2017, 06:01<p>Do you want to be a faster runner?<p>Chasing the …

This U.S. Woman Took 26 Minutes Off Her PR to Place 5th at the New York City Marathon

Meet Allie Kieffer, America’s improbable new marathon star.<p>It was, Allie Kieffer said, the best experience of her life.<p>The 30-year-old Long Islander enjoyed an unforgettable morning at the New York City Marathon today, smashing her best road marathon time by 26 minutes to finish as the second …

Stop Making These Swim Technique Mistakes

<i>This is part one of a three-part series. Next week, Coach Chris Kaplanis will share the most common bike technique mistakes and how to fix …

5 Workout Habits You Should Steal From Endurance Athletes

As a marathoner, I've learned a lot of lessons about the critical components to running a perfect race (example: tights, rather than shorts, are my …