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Video: The Barkley Marathons - The World's Most Difficult and Bizarre Sporting Event?

Earlier today I posted a story about Gary Robbins and his attempt to complete the Barkley Marathons, which may or may not be happening this weekend. …

Running

Ironman training how to split your time

Have about 10 hours a week to train for your Ironman but unsure how to split your time and training 6x Ironman World Champ Dave Scott has this advice …

Exercise

WorldTour Debut For 3T Strada 1X Disc

Bike Of The Future: WorldTour Debut For 3T Strada 1X Disc<p>By Nat Bromhead | 28 January 2018<p>As a six-rider breakaway dominated the televised coverage …

13 inspirational cycling quotes to live your life by

<b>A selection of great quotes from great people that not only apply to your cycling, but to your life too</b><p>“It is the unknown around the corner that …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

Workouts

Holy Sh*t, You're Going to Feel Amazing After Finishing This CrossFit Workout

If you're dying to try CrossFit but a little worried about what it may entail, we're here to tell you not to worry. The sport involves loads of varied movements using different types of equipment that will help you gain strength and push you to try new things. Plus, WODS (that's workout of the day, …

Workouts

4 Sprint Workouts That’ll Increase Your Speed

Plus, why picking up the pace is so important to improving your performance.<p>Here’s the thing about running: If you don’t ever run fast, you’re never going to get faster. So if you’re trying to improve your running performance—even if it’s just to get those miles over with more quickly—then you need …

Exercise

One-Hour Workout: Hill-Bounding

<i>Bound your way to increased run strength</i>This week’s workout comes from Beth Shutt, the operations director and coach for “The Run Formula,” a …

Marathons

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

Blueberry and gin jellies recipe

A fabulously-coloured blueberry jelly, given a kick by gin<p>Okay, it is boozy (sugar), but this is a ‘treat’ dish. You will probably think there’s a lot of gelatine in the jelly, but alcohol inhibits the setting properties so you need more. The Angostura bitters isn’t absolutely necessary but it …

Swimming

Triathlon Training Plan: Break 2:30 at the Olympic Distance

In an Olympic-distance triathlon, top-end speed and smart pacing come into play, presenting a substantial yet realistic challenge. There’s less …

Swimming

One-Hour Workout: Strength/Bike/Run Hour of Power

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

Workouts

The Only Core Workout You'll Ever Need - REI Co-op Journal

<b>8 simple exercises to make you a stronger runner</b><p>For many trail runners, the very notion of strength training can induce waves of anathema or dread. …

Workouts

Quick Set: The Ultimate Full Body Swim Workout

Yeah, swimming is already one of the best workouts because it uses all of your major muscle groups from head to toe. If you missed upper-body day at …

Swimming

Ice Cream Cake Fanatics: This Extra Chocolatey Version Has a Secret.

<i>Ice cream cake, pavlova-fied. We partnered with Talenti Gelato and our favorite ice cream tinkerer Cristina Sciarra to share her recipe for crispy, marshmallowy, chocolatey (!) pavlova gelato cake.</i><p>There was a time, not long ago, when I'd make meringues—egg whites beaten with sugar—only as an …

This Movie About a 1,200-Mile Triathlon Will Make You Cringe

Luke Tyburski is a former Australian soccer player whose athletic career was marred by near-constant injury. During his last three years in the …

Running

What Swimmers Need to Know About Improving Their Technique

<i>Swimming better and faster starts with the ultimate fundamental–proper technique. Here’s what swimmers need to know about getting their technical</i> …

Swimming

How to Execute a Low-Volume, High-Intensity Triathlon Training Strategy

<i>It’s not an empty promise, but it’s also not easy to do. Because if you want to be a better endurance athlete on less time, you’ve got to focus—and</i> …

Marathons

Your Comprehensive Guide to Faster Climbing

Want to get better at climbing? Here's (nearly) everything you need to know.<p>It's one thing to grind your way up a steep climb, body rocking back and forth, bike barely moving forward--or even staying upright. It is another to gracefully ascend into the high mountains, your movements a lesson in …

Cycling

How to reach your optimal cycling weight

Achieving your optimal cycling weight will make you faster and fitter. But what is it and how do you reach it?<p>How to lose belly fat by cycling<br>• 10 …

Nutrition

Want to Get Fit? This Is What Happened When I Tried Nascar Champion Jimmie Johnson's Fitness Program | Inc.com

I like to think I'm in pretty good shape... but I'm glad Jamey didn't give me a "more" week, because a "typical" week was more than plenty.<p>Monday<p><b>Session 1: Run and Strength</b><p><i>1. 45 minute easy run. Stay at 60 to 75% of max heart rate. Short, quick, efficient strides. Don't over-stride. Stay at a</i> …

Swimming

Your First Triathlon”, a Comprehensive Resource for Newbies

<b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.</b> – USA Triathlon and Human Kinetics this week announced the release of <i>Train to Tri: Your First Triathlon</i> by Linda Cleveland …

10 reasons why you should join a triathlon club

Youve already taken your first foray into tri or are at least planning to in 2017 But whats the next step along the multisporting road Our resident …

Triathlons

Your 10-Week Guide to Sprint Triathlon Glory

<i>Don’t call them baby tris. Sprints are reclaiming their rightful place as the most grueling, awesome events you’ll ever do. Here’s your 10-week plan</i> …

Swimming

GoodLife Blog

Read Article<p>The proper way to do supersets<p>Brody Thorne April 4, 2018, 8:00 am<p>Read Article<p>Food Face-Off – The white potato vs. the sweet …

Food

How to Use Real Foods to Fuel Before, During and After Training

Apple Sweet Potato Mash from the book ROCKET FUEL: Power-Packed Food for Sports and Adventure by Matt Kadey, RD. Photo: Aaron Colussi<i>Fueling isn’t</i> …

Nutrition

Functional Training: How to Strength Train for Movement, Not Muscle

What exactly is functional training and why is it a great option for triathletes? Functional training, as the name implies, is based on strengthening …

Swimming

How to improve your openwater swimming in triathlons

Matt Sanderson cofounder of Triathlon Coaching UK explains how to improve your openwater swimming in 10 easy steps

Triathlons

Paul Hollywood's Danish pastries recipe

Paul Hollywood, the chef and judge of 'The Great British Bake-Off, shares his recipe for Danish pastries packed with sultanas.<p><b>Paul Hollywood: 'I'm a bakery tourist'</b><p><b>Danish pastry dough</b><p>This is my favourite pastry dough. It’s extremely versatile and can be used to make a variety of delicious “morning …