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10 Top Protein Sources

Build muscle and recover from rides quicker with these healthy foods<p>When it comes to ride fuel, some cyclists focus on the all-important carb and let protein fall by the wayside. Don’t fall into that trap. Protein is just as important. In fact, it can help stave off muscle loss as you age and helps …

Why We Should Rotate Our Bodies In Freestyle

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming …

How to get a six pack without going to the gym

Gym currently packed out with panicked office workers flailing about in the hope of acquiring a post-Christmas super body? Don't worry, we've got you …

Indoor Cycling Workout – 20 Minute Threshold Training

The 3 most important run workouts for triathletes

Justin Daerr on the way to the Ironman Boulder win in 2014. Photo: Nick Morales<i>Dear coach: What are the most important run workouts to do every …

How Should I Breathe When I Run?

Your arm swing and your stride rate play a role in proper breathing as a runner. Photo: www.shutterstock.comYour arm swing and your stride rate play …

20 Foods To Help You Shed Stubborn Pounds

Ready to knock off that final five, or start losing that first ten? Follow this simple program.<p>Many cyclists would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve health, and ride farther and faster.<p>However, losing weight can be …

One-Hour Workout: Bike Interval Mix

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Heather Gill, a …

Training for a Marathon? You Need to Deload

If you're training for your first marathon, like me, or any race or competition, you're probably getting yourself to the gym and pushing yourself six days a week.<p>You're thinking if you take a break, you'll lose your mojo. You'll worry your muscles will atrophy and your body will have no memory.<p>I …

Nike Aeroreact - Ape to Gentleman

When beginning your run<i>,</i> your body temperature begins to rise. Aside from shedding layers of clothing to stay cool, the body undertakes a process of …

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Lower Legs

Jordan Metzl’s simple strength plan will keep your shins, calves, and Achilles healthy.<p>You love running. And when your sport of choice involves the great outdoors, fresh air, and cruisin' down the road, you don't want to be stuck inside doing strength exercises. I get that. I'm a runner, too. But I …

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Triathlon distances, training and equipment explained

If your summer racing season is done and dusted, and you’re looking outside the box for something new to motivate you – then triathlon could well be …