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Sam Long Is Leading The Next Generation – Triathlete At only 23, Sam Long has already earned two 70.3 titles, solidifying his rising-star status on the long-course circuit. Sam Long started life as one of three premature triplets who doctors said might always lag behind their peers.

You’re Probably Squatting Wrong It's also not easy to make sure you're using proper squat form. "The squat is a fundamental movement pattern," says Carey Kepler, coach and owner of CrossFit Central. "You're lowering your body's center of mass as close to the ground as possible, flexing the hips, knees, and ankles to the ground.

Kinetic R1 Smart Trainer In-Depth Review It's been 16 months since the Kinetic R1 was first announced at Interbike 2018. That was back when Interbike still existed. Since then Interbike has dissolved, Kinetic started shipping the R1, then stopped for half a year, then resumed again this past summer.

What Are the Best Winter Running Shoes? One of the not-so-beautiful aspects of snow is that it converts many surfaces into luge courses or mud baths, which leaves athletes wondering what are the best winter running shoes? Trail shoes are the answer.

Competition schedule changes announced for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - The International Paralympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee have confirmed the competition schedule for the Paratriathlon competition at the Paralympic Games, with the start time of the triathlon competition to be moved up from 07:30 to 06:30am.

Fascinating Stats from Strava's 2019 Year End Report This one suits as it's 16 month calendar for 2020 Llamacorns: The World's Most Magical Unicorns 2020 Wall Calendar:. And this one seems on to Wanna help support the site? You have two options. The first is to use Clever Training with either the coupon code or the VIP program.

4iiii Fliiiight Smart Trainer In-Depth Review The Fliiiight is a different kind of trainer on so many levels. First off - it doesn't use any sort of traditional trainer resistance technology to provide resistance.

How to Stay Motivated in the Winter Months Below are a few of my favorite ideas to help conquer the feeling of despair that can come with winter training. You can keep that motivation in the winter! Without a doubt, the emergence of Zwift and similar training platforms has relieved a lot of the boredom of riding indoors.

A Year In Stravaland As they've done in recent years, Strava has released a stat nerd's treasure trove of facts and figures telling us how much riding, running, and other stuff we record into their virtual repository. Let's see how 2019 Strava stats turned out:.

Max Power Bursts This max power bursts session will help keep the cobwebs from settling on your fast-twitch muscles while also adding some spark to the monotony of long, steady workouts. This workout is best done on the trainer so you can fully focus on going all-out on the short efforts.

Elite Suito Smart Trainer In-Depth Review It's been about five months since the Elite Suito was first announced back in July. The Suito made a name for itself by essentially copying the same Elite formula as a few years ago: Offer a good medium-range product that undercuts everyone else on price.

Delly Carr Shares His Favorite Images From 2019 ITU Racing With so many races around the world, the ITU and its photographers produce some of the most epic images. Today, we're sharing 10 from Delly Carr.

Gunilla Gard: This Experienced Newbie Found Tri in Her 60s Most 13-year-old girls don't gravitate to orienteering as their sport of choice, but most 13-year-old girls didn't grow up like Gunilla Gard. Raised in the countryside of central Sweden, Gard's fascination with the world around her began as soon as she could walk.

ITU Multisport Championships schedule announced for Townsville 2021 - The dates for the 2021 ITU Multisport World Championships and the ten day event schedule has been announced, with the City of Townsville to host more than 8,000 local and international multisport athletes and supporters between Friday 6 August - Sunday 15 August 2021.

Roasted Baby Carrots: The Perfect Training Buddy to Any Dish Roasted baby carrots are also a good source of fiber, beta-carotene, and potassium-always an added bonus for the athlete-chef. 1 1⁄2 pounds baby heirloom carrots* 3 T olive oil 2 T pure maple syrup: 1⁄2 T ground coriander 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp garlic powder 1⁄2 tsp, each, sea salt and cracked pepper 2 T fresh chopped cilantro.

Build Durability This Winter with This Garage Workout Series And the great thing is, the skills from this garage workout directly transfer to better swimming, biking, and running. In fact, to be your best come spring, you need this more than you need to train, as these skills will enable you to run more miles, more effectively, with less risk of injury.

Wahoo KICKR Bike In-Depth Review To get started, you'll crack open the Wahoo App, and then choose the FIT Method that you prefer. For example, if you choose the Retul Fit option, it'll ask you for those five specific metrics, and then you press continue:. After which it'll give you the specific five measurements you should configure the KICKR Bike for.

Helen Jenkins: Two-time world champion targets racing return in 2020 Two-time world triathlon champion Helen Jenkins announces a return to racing after more than three years.

Vanlife: These Pros Are Chasing Their Dreams on the Road Living the #VanLife might not be quite as glamorous as it looks on Instagram, but for the pro triathletes who have dared to do so, the reward is invaluable. If you search #VanLife on Instagram, you'll find thousands of images of a way of life that doesn't actually exist.

Ask Chris: What Are the Best Fans for Indoor Cycling? We look at the best indoor cycling fans — the home appliance kind — and educate you on what you need to know before making a purchase.

What's the Deal with Blood Flow Restriction Therapy? Blood Flow Restriction is when specific pressure is applied during low-load training exercise to create anabolic changes in muscle. The goal of the therapy is to allow oxygenated blood to the working muscles while restricting venous return, thus creating a metabolic overload similar to that of heavy load training.

Tech Timeout Swim This winter, take time to slow down in the pool and work on the little things that will pay off next year, like your stroke cycle. Beginners should do the lowest set option, intermediate the middle, and advanced should do the highest in the range. Enjoy this tech timeout swim!

Garmin Venu GPS Smartwatch In-Depth Review For those not familiar with the Vivoactive lineup, here's all the baseline features found on both the Venu and Vivoactive 4:.

Stocking Stuffers for Triathletes You've purchased all of the gifts for under the tree, but now it's time to fill that stocking! Here are some santa-approved stocking stuffers for triathletes. $4.99, Whether it's ironic or true, this "I Bricks" sticker is sure to get a prominent place on your triathlete's bumper, laptop, or water bottle.

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