Mon

8 Added | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 14 Following | 6 Followers | @mondlp | Keep up with Mon 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 “Mon”

Rock a Spandex Superhero Costume This Halloween

<b>Kettlebell Swing: 30 seconds</b><p><b>Spiderman pushup: Work for 20 seconds, then rest 10 seconds, and repeat one time before moving on to the next exercise.</b><p><b>Goblet squat: 30 seconds</b><p><b>Burpee: Work for 20 seconds, then rest 10 seconds, and repeat one time before moving on to the next exercise.</b><p><b>Sprint: 60 …

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p><b>STEP 1</b><p><b>Set cleats</b><br>Slip on your shoes, run masking tape along the instep, and mark it at the widest point of your foot. "Align the middle of the cleat with that line, or up to 2 centimeters behind it", says fitter Paraic …

Cycling

Common But Confusing Training Terms

Recently reader Kevin Wellenius asked if I would define some sports science terms that pop up from time to time in books, magazines and on websites. …

Lactate In, Lactate Out

A new study explores exactly what's happening at the famous threshold.<p>Berkeley physiologist George Brooks is the man we have to thank for our current understanding of lactate -- for the view that it's a valuable fuel for hard-working muscles rather than just a corrosive waste product. And his group …

Marathons

Runner's Knee Treatment, Recovery And Exercises

<i>Learn how to prevent and treat runner’s knee.</i><p><b>Runner’s Knee Symptoms</b><p>Pain beneath the kneecap that’s worst after you finish an activity. It’s …

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

Florida State University

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. …

Marathons

Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

Marathons