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Monthly Archives: April 2007

Strength Training For Cyclists

Apr 30, 2007 |

Gregg Hall wrote an article about strength training for cyclists: The research done to date on the effects of weight training on cyclists has brought mixed results. The study done by Ben Hurley at the University of Maryland had 10 healthy men take up strength training (bench presses, hip flexions, knee extensions, knee flexions, press-ups, […more]

So, You Want to Swim Laps at Home

Apr 29, 2007 |

TC Thorn recently wrote an article entitled So, You Want to Swim Laps at Home: Whether you grew up on a swim team or came to lap swimming later in life, you know what great exercise the sport is. Swimming can not only provide a cardiovascular workout, but it tones muscles as well. And, of […more]

Preventing And Treating Common Running Injuries

Apr 28, 2007 |

Gray Rollins recently wrote an article about preventing and treating common running injuries: Running is a fun sport – really. Each day, people all over the world partake in the sport. Some run on the track. Others run in their neighborhood. People run in trails and even on the treadmill. No matter where you run […more]

Cycling in a triathlon? You need the right gear!

Apr 26, 2007 |

Dale Lawrence wrote an article about cycling gear: Cycling Success depends on finding the right bicycle for you Depending on the type of Triathlon youíre interested in competing in, the amount of time spent on your bike will differ. Youíll end up cycling anywhere from 12.4 miles on up to 112 miles in the Ultra. […more]

Interval Training for Swimming Distance

Apr 24, 2007 |

In the following article, Kevin Koskella explains how to use interval training to train for distance swimming: Training for a distance swimming event is very different from training for a run or cycling event. When training for a marathon, for example, you would start out with short runs, and gradually increase your mileage each week […more]

Triathlon Basics – Train All Of Your Body Systems

Apr 23, 2007 |

Paul Belleau recently wrote an article, entitled Triathlon Basics – Train All Of Your Body Systems In Texas. Read it below: A triathlon is a grueling competition that includes running, biking and swimming distances. The races can vary in distances, with the shorter Tinman, which includes a .62 mile swim, 28.6 mile bike race and […more]

Tips on How To Train For An Ultra Marathon

Apr 22, 2007 |

Running expert Gray Rollins recently wrote an article explaining how to train for an ultra marathon: Marathons are traditionally 26.2 miles. To some, the marathon represents the ultimate running challenge. But to others, namely people who have run several marathons, they simply arenít challenging anymore. For these people, running ultra marathons is the answer. Ultra […more]

What To Think About When Racing

Apr 20, 2007 |

Richard Pettinger wrote an article explaining what to think about when racing: Any sporting achievement requires good preparation and the right kind of training but winning margins are often very small. The difference between winning and losing can often be the matter of a few seconds. To make sure we optimise our performance we need […more]

How to Refresh Your Running

Apr 18, 2007 |

Thomas O’Leary recently wrote an article explaining how to refresh your running: Are you feeling a little stale about running at the moment? Is it hard to remember what is so exciting about pushing yourself physically? This happens to all of us at some time. Sometimes it is because of an end of season back-off […more]

Motivation for Cycling Training

Apr 17, 2007 |

Richard Pettinger wrote the following article, entitled Motivation for Cycling Training: Quite often we can go through periods where we loose motivation to train. This can be for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is that we have other pressures on our time. Sometimes we may loose motivation because we have been […more]