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Training advice - The Running Bug

Ride Hard, Recover Harder

If you’re hammering every day, you’re probably holding yourself back. Here’s how to not go all-out just right.<p>Though he spends thousands of hours on the bike, some of Chris Horner’s most important race prep takes place on the couch. “It’s a physical and mental break,” says the RadioShack-Nissan …

What to Eat the Week of a Marathon

What you eat and drink can make or break your race. Here’s how to fuel up right so you can cross the finish strong.<p>It's important to have a nutrition plan for the week leading up to your marathon. Not only will this provide the perfect complement to your taper, but it will also get you to the …

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> …

A Day Of Healthy Recipes For Athletes Who Love To Cook

Eating healthy can sometimes be a challenge, even for busy athletes who love to cook. Daily help can come from the <i>Racing Weight Cookbook: Lean, Light</i> …

Bike Skill: How to Draft

Master the art of the paceline with these wind-cheating secrets<p>If you spend most of your time pedaling solo, you may not fully appreciate the concept of a paceline. Cyclists rotate through a line, taking turns riding up front (pulling) before peeling off and latching onto the back. When you draft …

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Get Fit Faster

Choose a few of these short, intense workouts each week—and you'll be ready for your most explosive spring ever

From Pampered Pro to Dirtbag Tourist

After winning silver at the final track World Cup, Optum’s Jade Wilcoxson attempts to de-stress, refocus, and recharge for 2014<p>Back in September, after the World Championships, instead of taking a nice long, peaceful break, I immediately jumped into track racing. I was just learning how to race …

Beginner's Corner: Starting Where You Are

<i>“Beginner’s Corner” is a new monthly column from Lifesport coach Lucy Smith aimed at helping beginner triathletes as they jump into the sport. Look</i> …

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Weight loss - The Running Bug

4 Awesome Ways To Use Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become more mainstream over the past couple of years, but tropical populations have enjoyed the benefits of this powerful oil for …

Sunnere kosthold med 5 supre grep

Vi er mange som ønsker oss en slankere, sunnere og mer atletisk kropp. Forhåpentligvis vet du at hva du spiser og hvor mye du spiser betyr mye i …

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Runners and Eaters

Simple habits of a healthy life.<p>People who take up running (and stick to it) and people who lose pounds (and keep them off) have habits in common. Here they are:<p><b>1. Create a support network.</b><p>Make friends to meet for workouts, share victories with, and comfort through setbacks and bad races. A …

▶ Low Carb Ernährung - Dein Weg zum Traumgewicht!◀

Low Carb Rezepte Frühstück – lecker und einfach!<p>Low Carb Rezepte Frühstück – lecker und einfach!<p>Low Carb Rezepte Frühstück hört sich einfach an. Aber …

Racing Weight Recipes: Wasabi Meatballs

<b>4 SERVINGS (8 MEATBALLS) | 30 MINUTES</b><p><b>Recipe Profile:</b> High Protein<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound 96% lean ground beef<br>3 cloves garlic, crushed or minced<br>1 …

Core Exercise: Swiss Ball Walk Out with Lesley Paterson

The swiss ball walk out is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. A two-time Xterra world …

Your Whole Body Tune-Up

Keep these 5 supporting muscles toned for a pain and fatigue-free ride<p>If you're like most cyclists, your legs aren't the first part of your body to call it quits on a long ride. Chances are it's your back, your neck, or even your arms. Use these moves to tune up the supporting muscles, and they …

Bli veltrent i stua med Yngvar

Er du lei av treningssentre? Puls-trener Yngvar Andersen gir deg ni enkle øvelser du kan gjøre på jobb og hjemme.

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

The Best Protein for Runners

Runners need more protein, more often, and for more reasons than nonathletes.<p>Compared with sedentary people, runners need a lot more protein. If you run an hour most days, you need about .6 gram of protein per pound of weight (run more and your needs go up), compared with .36 gram for couch …

Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise

The oversimplified, Coles Notes version… muscles use glucose as energy in two ways, aerobically with oxygen and anaerobically without oxygen. Both …

Exercise

Løpeforsettet – slik lykkes du

Sjampanjen er knapt nok drukket opp, og optimismen er stor. Nå starter det nye året, og tiden er inne for å tenke på sin egen høyst private …

Motivation - The Running Bug

11 Ways To Get the Most Out of Your Group Ride

It’s tough to achieve harmony on a group ride when speed demons pedal alongside up-and-comers—but you can learn to reap the benefits of chasing the faster riders or leading the slower ones. Here, writer Dimity McDowell talks to experts, coaches and everyday riders to help you make the most out of a …

Why You Should Keep A Training Log

<i>Writing down your goals will keep you organized and accountable.</i><p>Setting goals is an exciting, inspirational and liberating way to start your training …

Year in Review | Runner's World

Whether you run to stay fit or to compete for age-group laurels, you have a training tool you can use right now to improve next year: your log. Analyzing information you recorded—such as time, distance, weather, terrain, perceived effort, nutrition, results—can help you discover patterns in your …

Marathons

A Bigger Week

Expand your training schedule to 10 or more days to recover better and run stronger.<p>Long runs, tempo runs, speedwork, hill repeats. You know these are the quality workouts that will propel you to your goals. The trouble is, how do you fit them all in every week, and still have ample time to recover …