Self Endurance Training

Revive Your Passion: Making a Triumphant Return to Endurance Sports

As an endurance sports athlete looking to return to sports after a period of energy deficiency, it’s important to take gradual and cautious steps to ensure a safe and sustainable comeback. Here are some methods and precautions to consider: Remember, everyone’s journey is unique, and it’s important to tailor these suggestions to your individual needs […]

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Training Triathlon

The Ultimate Guide to Triathlon: A Beginner’s Journey to Finishing Strong

Congratulations on embarking on your triathlon journey! Triathlon is a challenging and rewarding sport that combines swimming, cycling, and running into a single event. With the right mindset, training plan, and precautions, you’ll be well on your way to completing your first triathlon. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the key steps to prepare […]

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Marathon Running

5K Run Preparation Unleashed: The Secrets to a Strong Start and Victorious Finish!

Before hitting the track, it’s important to properly prepare your body and mind for the challenge ahead. Start with a gentle warm-up jog to increase your heart rate and loosen up your muscles. Follow it up with dynamic stretches to enhance flexibility and range of motion. Get your running gear and devices ready, and mentally […]

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Self Endurance Triathlon

An All-Rounder On The Field And Beyond

Prerana Sravan Kumar is not your everyday 16-year-old. The sprightly Bengaluru girl has made India proud at the international stage by winning a medal in the coveted Hong Kong Asian Youth Triathlon Championship. The talented athlete first stole the limelight winning the gold in the BMF Triathlon Sprint Distance Triathlon in 2021 before she made […]

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Nutrition Triathlon

Which Foods to Avoid at Aid Stations

During a triathlon, aid stations can look like a lunchtime buffet with a smorgasbord of options for weary athletes: bananas, orange slices, chips, pretzels, cookies, fig bars, peanut butter and jelly, pickle juice, and even chicken soup. If you’re competing in an Ironman event, expect to see sponsor products too, like Gatorade Endurance, Red Bull, […]

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Running Training

How to Get Faster

It’s natural for beginning and returning runners tend to run the same pace every time you head out. It’s your “cruising pace” where you feel somewhat comfortable. I say “somewhat” because running, for some people, never feels all that comfortable. The key to getting faster is to push the pace outside of your comfort zone […]

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Running Training

Take A Break-Cation!

It may feel counter intuitive, but taking planned time off during your season can yield huge rewards. Time off isn’t just for the end of the season. In fact, to race your best, it can make sense to stop training—at least briefly. A mid-season break—a kind of mini off-season after a big race—lets you come […]

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Nutrition Self Endurance

How Female Athletes’ Nutritional Needs Differ From Men’s

One of the most consequential biases in exercise science has been the historical use of male athletes for studies and the application of those research findings to the body of female athletes. Fortunately, during the past decade, researchers have sought to rectify that scientific research bias, and there is now a substantial amount of current research […]

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Marathon Nutrition

Does a Runner’s Diet Have to be Strict?

As an elite competitor, this is a question I receive often. Because professional and elite runners have toned, strong, and efficient bodies, the misconception is often that they limit their diet and never have indulgent meals. The truth is, the best elite runners practice “everything in moderation” while keeping clear intentions to fuel their bodies […]

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Nutrition Running

Quick and Easy Snacks for Runners

Running burns calories, which means you are hungrier throughout the day. Most runners find themselves getting hungry between meals. Snacks fill the gap between meals to keep you satiated and energized. Need some ideas for quick and easy snacks for runners? Keep reading!  Why snacks are important for runners The more you run, the more […]

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