If you are looking to get in shape before a triathlon or endurance race, hill sprints are the best way to go. Hill Sprints Workouts are the choice of NFL legends of the likes of Jerry Rice and Walter Payton because they burn fat and build up muscles in a relatively short amount of time. How to start? 1) Find a hill Forget about treadmills and stairmasters; go for a … [Read more...] about The Best Hill Sprints Workouts
If you have been preparing for a triathlon running and wish to see significant improvements, there are several tweaks to help you become faster. Work on your balance Did you know that poor balance causes ankle sprains? It doesn’t end there; a poor balance is also a sign that the hip flexors, ankles, core, and feet are not strong enough. The best thing to do is to … [Read more...] about Tips to do if you would like to be better running
A mother from Tucson, Arizona, has done the impossible while participation in a-mile 70.3 Ironman. Jaime Sloan, a mother of two, saw that her planned stop to pump breast milk during the triathlon could make her miss her personal record. "I knew that I would PR because I had a really amazing bike ride and a pretty decent swim,” she commented after the race "I had brought my … [Read more...] about Mom Pumps Breast Milk During 70.3 Ironman
When preparing for a triathlon or any other endurance race, running outdoors is excellent for build in stamina and strength. You’ll notice a significant difference in how you run and how you recover depending on the weather. What follows is a winter vs. summer running comparison. In winter… Running is much easier Our bodies find it much easier to run at low … [Read more...] about Running Outside In Winter Or In Summer, What’s Best?
The Ironman Triathlon is one of the toughest day sporting events in the world. The race consists of a 2.4.mile (3.86 km) swim, a 122-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run. In most Ironmans, participants have a limited time of 16 to 17 hours to complete the race. Mateus Pimenta, a 36-year old Brazilian man, managed to complete Ironman Vichy … [Read more...] about You Can Improve Your Ironman Time By Doing This