TRAINING TO GO THE DISTANCE

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Nov 052010
 
TRAINING TO GO THE DISTANCE

What does training for an iron or 1/2 iron distance race entail? Lets take a look at some of the principles of training that should be considered when planning your workouts.

STUDIES ON RUNNING SAY THAT…

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Oct 022010
 

Explosive type strength training enhances running performance A study done on endurance athletes by Finnish scientists at the Research Institute for Olympic Sports suggests that athletes who compete in endurance events can gain a competitive edge without increasing their training volume, but by substituting up to 20% of their endurance work with high-intensity intervals and CONTINUE READING

Jul 302010
 
IRONMAN LAKE PLACID

Lake Placid is a small village in the Adirondack Mountains with a population of around 2,700 people. The area is absolutely beautiful with plenty of rivers, lakes, mountains, forests and anything an outdoors person could ask for. It was the site of the 1932 as well as the 1980 winter Olympics and has played host to Ironman for the past 12 years.