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GoPro Max Action Cam In-Depth Review There's a huge pile of newness compared to the GoPro Fusion camera from a few years back. In many ways though, the easiest way to think of things is that the GoPro Max is more akin to a GoPro Hero 7 in terms of new features, with a slight sprinkling of Hero 8 features.

One-Hour Workout: Cadence Changers This one-hour workout from coach Marilyn Chychota will help you to refine technical elements of your riding, especially your cadence and pedaling. It's one aspect of cycling that, if done correctly, can yield great gains for minimal work.

How to Relieve Tight Hamstrings Tight hamstrings can be a common source of frustration among endurance athletes-especially those who don't focus on strength training. But with proper care and attention paid to this muscle group, they'll do their job for hundreds of miles without complaint.

ITU Stars Shine at 2019 Beijing International Triathlon Spain's Mario Mola and Bermuda's Flora Duffy, both former world champions, earned the victories. "Very happy with my race and Beijing experience," Duffy wrote on Instagram. "Really cool and challenging course which included a 1km run from swim exit to T1 and 280 steps on the run." 1.

Four Paws swim/run training partner The leaves are changing colour and we have had three wet weeks in the UK so whilst I was fully expecting to be getting the most from my gym membership we have had a few breaks in the weather and I've managed to get outdoor with my four legged friend and on my bike at the weekends.

Level 1 Technical Officials Seminar held in the Philippines - A few weeks before Manile, in the Philippine Islands, organises the 2019 South East Asian Games next November, the International Triathlon Union, along with the Triathlon Association of Philippines and PHISGOC hosted a Level 1 Technical Officials seminar to train up National Technical Officials that will be officiating in the Games.

How a Shipwreck Changed This Triathlete's Life Forever Els Visser faced incredible odds when disaster struck, but the incident changed the course of her future. It was supposed to be a last adventure after her one month internship at a hospital in Bali, Indonesia, in 2014: a boat trip from Lombok to Komodo.

The Monday Round-Up 10.21 Azevedo, Withrow, Ascenco and Salthouse take wins in Chile and China.

South Africa's Mhlengi Gwala competes in first Para World Cup in Funchal - The victim of a vicious attack in Durban in March 2018 that almost cost him his leg, former South African Age-Group athlete Mhlengi Gwala's inspirational story of recovery from adversity continued at the weekend, as he raced in the PTS5 category at the 2019 Funchal Paratriathlon World Cup.

Power displays in Tongyeong as Dodet and McElroy claim World Cup titles - Tongyeong, South Korea set the scene for today's World Cup, in favourable race day conditions with scenic harbour views. Sandra Dodet claimed the gold medal in the elite women's race, producing a striking run leg to earn the 2019 title.

What Are the Best Tires for Triathletes? Here's What to Look For The best tires for triathletes 15 years ago look nothing like the best tires for triathletes today. Helmets for triathletes are the same way: A few weeks ago we talked about how super long tail aero helmets are becoming super passé as more and more cyclists use either an aero road helmet or a chopped version of a long tail.

Quick Set: Race-Week Reps Now's the time to reduce training duration to let your body rest and recover, but keep up a bit of speed work to stay sharp. Swimming is a low impact sport and the perfect way to add a bit of intensity without fatigue. Try this tune-up workout in the week before your race:.

Top contenders preview race expectations leading into Tongyeong World Cup - A striking field of elite women and men, stacked with Olympic experience and talent, will line up to race for World Cup success and valuable points in Tongyeong. Jelle Geens : "If you train with Vincent Luis, Mario Mola and others like Jake Birtwhistle and you can follow them on the run you know you're in very good shape.

DCR Cave Winter Open House Registration Is Now Open! Nov 30th, 2019 Yup, you read the title right! It's the annual winter DCR Cave Open House! We're keeping things to the exact same weekend as last year, which almost means we're getting organized and consistent these days. Almost. But far more important is that both Des of DesFit and GPLama will be making the trek again up to the Cave.

ICYMI: Triathlete LIVE Iron War Highlights If you're starting to experience withdrawal symptoms after all the Kona coverage last week, fear not, you can catch all the highlights from our Triathlete LIVE Kona Special right here. Iron War legends Dave Scott and Mark Allen joined us to talk about that epic 1989 race that saw them battle head-to-head for eight hours.

Caffeine-Packed Cold Brew: The Latest Sports Nutrition Trend Cold brew, the smoother-tasting and less acidic brother of regular coffee, is becoming a popular flavor among sports nutrition brands. While both forms of java can come from the same coffee beans, cold brew utilizes a process of steeping coarse ground coffee in cold water for at least 12 hours.

50 Epic Images from the 2019 Ironman World Championship An amazing day of racing leads to some amazing photos. Here, Ironman's team of photographers share some of the top iages from the day. Recap all of the Kona action here.The famous Hawaiian heat was radiating around the athletes cycle along the 112-mile bike ride.

ITU Level 2 Coaches Course in held in Croatian city of Pula - Under the organisation of Zeljko Bijuk on behalf of the ETU, the ITU Level 2 Coaches Course returned for a third consecutive year to Pula in Croatia from 9-13 October.

Ben Hoffman Used "Attitude of Gratitude" to Earn 4th Place in Kona Hoffman turned in a 2:43:08 marathon. the second fastest of the day. to run his way from 14th off the bike to fourth at the finish line. After withdrawing from the 2018 Ironman World Championship during race week due to injury, American Ben Hoffman says it was his gratitude to be on the race course that fueled his fourth-place finish on Saturday.

Kona 2019: 2,500 Athletes from 74 Countries Competed Here's a look at some basic stats about the field, as well as some images from photographer Rocky Arroyo.

World Cup tour heads to Korea for the next race of the season - Tongyeong, South Korea, is the next stop on the World Cup tour of 2019. The race destination showcases harbour views, where athletes will contest across a sprint distance race format this Saturday. The South Korean city has been fixed on the triathlon map since 2009.

Ironman Kona 2019 Finish Line Feels We camped out just past the Kona finish line as the sun was setting to ask athletes one question: What fueled you to the finish? Their answers were funny, heartbreaking, and totally candid. All photos by Danny Weiss. My family. I felt horrible all day.

One-Hour Workout: Recovery Swim In honor of all those fatigued athletes who raced Kona a few days ago, here's a simple recovery swim, which is great for post-race or for those looking for something easy for the off-season. There is no better way to recoup from racing than to dive into the pool for a relaxed easy recovery swim.

Polar Releases Major New Features to Vantage M & V Series Remember back in June when Polar when they announced Polar Ignite GPS watch? That unit had a huge of new features not previously seen on any Polar device. The $220 device was mainly targeted at non-endurance athletes though, competing for the same dollars as an Apple Watch, Fitbit Ionic, or Garmin Vivoactive series.

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