How to Support Your Endurance Athlete

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Deciding to compete in an endurance event is a big deal. When I first started contemplating the half-Iron distance, my coach made things very clear: Be prepared to sacrifice other aspects of your life for at least three or four months leading up to the race, or just don't bother. And he was right …
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Triathlon: What I Save on vs. What I Splurge on

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For this Question of the Week, we're asking some of the FBGs: What do you splurge on and where do you save when it comes to fitness? See Susan's answer below! As a general rule, I like to keep things on the thrifty side when it comes to Ironman triathlon. The sport isn't a cheap one, but it …
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Review: Get Extremely Ripped & Chiseled with Jari Love

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If you truly crave that lean, mean chiseled look, light weights and multiple sets are compulsory, but that doesn’t mean your workout has to be boring; and Jari Love’s Extremely Ripped & Chiseled is anything but. Get Extremely Ripped & Chiseled With Jari Love Workout DVD Review Let’s …
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Gritty Not Pretty: I Conquered the Phoenix Summit Challenge

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Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series is back with her Phoenix Summit Challenge recap --- she did it! Kate is a writer and PR and marketing consultant from Phoenix. She’s a runner, swimmer and tri-athlete in training. It’s been three days since I hiked to four Summits in Phoenix --- and my …
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A Few Bumps in My Phoenix Summit Challenge Training …

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Kate from our Take a Hike With Kate series is back today with a training update on the Phoenix Summit Challenge! Kate is a writer and PR and marketing consultant from Phoenix. She’s a runner, swimmer and tri-athlete in training. So, you might remember that I’ve been training for the Phoenix …
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What Deena Kastor Will Eat Before the New York City Marathon — and Her Goal!

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When you think of elite runners who inspire, it's pretty impossible not to think of Deena Kastor. After all, she is basically a running legend. She claims the two fastest half-marathon performances by an American woman and the two fastest marathons by an American woman, plus she’s an Olympic …
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Top 10 Must Don’ts on Race Day

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Like we said yesterday, ultrarunner Hal Koerner knows his stuff. And we're big fans of his new book Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning. So naturally we're pumped to share his race knowledge. Yesterday he shared his top 10 dos for race day, and today we're got his top don'ts for race day from …
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Top 10 Must Dos on Race Day

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You know where the best running advice comes from? Those who have done it. People like your friends and the pros who have done the races, racked up the miles, hit the wall, gotten injured, bounced back and done everything in between. And the new book Hal Koerner's Field Guide to …
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