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Monthly Archives: April 2007

A Guide To Running Shoes

Apr 16, 2007 |

Gray Rollins wrote a short guide to running shoes: Running Shoes Having a good pair of running shoes is an important factor to making the sport enjoyable. The correct pair of running shoes can prevent injury and make your foot feel comfortable. Choose the wrong shoes, however, and the opposite can happen. If you want […more]

Swimming Safety Tips In Open Water

Apr 15, 2007 |

Gregory De Villiers wrote some swimming safety tips for open water swimming. I took notice of the article, because I train in a pool, so I do not have safety knowledge in open water. Swimming in open water can make a pleasant change from the mind-numbing lengths of a swimming pool. Instead of the claustrophobic […more]

Advice for Cycling Training

Apr 14, 2007 |

In the following article, Richard Pettinger offers some cycling training tips: 1. Have a clear Goal in Mind. If you have clear goals of what you would like to achieve in the season it helps to structure your training. For example if your goal is to complete the Etape du Tour you will need to […more]

How To Refresh Your Running

Apr 11, 2007 |

Thomas O’Leary wrote an article about 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 in […more]

How to Conduct Your Own Lactate Threshold Tests

Apr 10, 2007 |

Ben Greenfield wrote an informative article about how to conduct your own lactate threshold tests: Lactic Acid Threshold (LT) is the highest highest intensity at which the body can recycle lactic acid as quickly as it is produced. Anaerobic metabolism, or the burning of sugar by the process of glycolysis, is slow enough that lactic […more]