Developing speed and power earns the competitive advantage
By KATHLEEN TROTTER
Athletes want to be fast and powerful enough to sprint past or out-maneuver their opponents.Â
As a triathlete, the opponent I care most about beating is not someone else, but myself. I never forget a race in which I had the speed and power needed to blow my personal best out of the water. That type of competitive edge is priceless.
A runner's rant on rubbish
BY IAN MacNAIRN
Iâ€™ve developed a keen sense for rubbish. Iâ€™ve honed my talent as a master of garbage, the Lord of Litter. Maybe itâ€™s a product of my upbringing or from picking up after kids of my own, but I cannot pass by trash. Iâ€™ve tried.
11 ways to recharge your body and mind well before race day
By LISA BENTLEY
When an athlete trains, most times the ultimate goal is a successful race. Tapering happens in the two or three weeks before your big event and can recharge your body and mind and have you in peak form when the gun fires.
3 exercises to get you ready for summer fun in the mud and on the trails
By MANDY GILL
If dirt, dust and determination are in your fitness vocabulary, odds are you will love mud runs. The newest approach for people to get fit and have fun outdoors, obstacle course racing brings something to the table for every fitness level.