Mark Salmon

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101 Bicycle Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along the way to keep it in tip-top shape and out of the shop. This collection of mostly …

Workout of the Week: 200-200-400

<i>Don’t lose touch with your speed when training for longer distances.</i><p>One of the biggest fears troubling many runners who are thinking about training …

Is VO2max Proportional to Weight?

Fat and muscle have different effects on oxygen transport.<p>Maximal oxygen uptake, or VO2max, tells you how fast you can deliver oxygen for use by your muscles. Its basic units are volume (i.e. liters of oxygen) per unit time (i.e. minutes). But the VO2max values we usually discuss are also scaled by …

Training advice - The Running Bug

How Meb Keflezighi Trained to Win the Boston Marathon

Exclusive details on mileage, diet and more.<p>Meb Keflezighi is an excellent example of the modern professional marathoner. Running comes first, of course, but there’s a lot more to Keflezighi’s preparation than putting in the miles; he considers everything he does in terms of how it affects his …

Bart Yasso’s Top Three Treadmill Workouts

Get the most out of the 'mill with these three workouts and long run tips.<p>With snow, ice, and frigid temperatures across much of the United States, many runners are probably thinking: What about my training plan?<p>If the cold is forcing you to skip your planned run and head indoors to the treadmill, …

Workout Of The Week: Billat's 30-30

The best runners possess two key characteristics: a high VO2 max (i.e. a high capacity to consume oxygen during running) and great energy economy …

Workouts - The Running Bug

7 Tips for a Successful #RWRunStreak

Veteran streakers share their advice on completing the challenge.<p>Maintain your fitness by committing to the RW Run Streak, a 38-day summer challenge to run at least one mile per day between Memorial Day and the 4th of July.<p>New to the streak? Check out these tips and tidbits of advice from veteran …

One-Hour Workout: Take Your Pick—IM or Freestyle 50x50 Set | Triathlete

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s swim workout comes from Atlanta-based …

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 …

Off to a Good Start

On race day, don't go out too fast—or too slow.<p>The beginning of a distance event is something to behold. Some runners—fresh from their taper and full of adrenaline—charge off at a pace that borders on reckless abandon. Not only is such a rush unnecessary, it may be counterproductive to the goal of …

Identify And Conquer Your Swim Weakness

<i>The sooner you identify your specific downfall as a swimmer, the faster you’ll be out of the open water and onto your bike. Pick which swimmer best</i> …

2 Quick & Easy Strength Training Workouts for Runners! | Women's Running

“I only have 10 minutes, and I can’t leave the house!” Sounds like a pretty good excuse to skip a workout, right? Wrong! Time is the number-one …

Speed Workouts to Gauge Fitness

Measure your training progress for any distance race.<p>Every runner needs a "go-to" workout—an interval session, a goal-pace run, or other key workout to complete more than once during a training cycle. Whether you're prepping for a race or running to stay fit, doing the same workout regularly lets …