Endurance

The Corrections

Moving in One Plane There are three planes of movement: forward-backward, side-to-side, and rotational. Most guys exercise almost exclusively in the forward-backward plane...

The Corrections

Going Long and Slow to Burn Calories Most athletes looking to lose weight stick to long, slow cardio workouts, since the maximum fat-burning rate occurs at moderate...

How To Parkour

Learn precision jumping, the parkour roll, and the speed vault in this beginner's tutorial from Colorado Parkour....

<strong>Run, Rat, Run</strong>

I'm sprinting down one of my local trails, sweat pouring off my chin, Rage Against the Machine blasting from my iPod. Alarmed mothers snatch up their children, and seniors with trekking poles...

Slack Attack

THOUGH I CONSIDER myself an athlete, I've never followed a disciplined training regimen. Mileage, heart rate, lactate threshold—these...

Basic Training

Stage One: THE FIRST FOUR TO SIX WEEKS Your initial challenge is to commit to a schedule: You need to train at least four days a week, and on some...

Shift Gears

Moving your saddle slightly forward (which may require an offset seatpost) helps you extend comfortably onto the aero bars....

Tri Talk

BRICK A workout consisting of a bike ride followed by a run. So named because when you start to run, your legs feel like bricks....

Fun & Gains

START HERE: YOUR FIELD TEST Serious tri geeks use lactate-threshold tests and power meters to set training zones. But to follow our guide, all you need is a heart-rate...

Farther, Faster, Sooner

It may look daunting, but this 12-week century-ride training plan(printable PDF) will actually save...

Home Is Where the Hurt Is

Many cyclists consider indoor training a necessary evil. Spinning, as it was dubbed during its rise to health-club ubiquity in the eighties, hones technique and provides the kind of intense...

The Fast & the Fit

Remember Bob Kennedy, the last American-born middle-distance medal contender? We forgive you. After all, U.S. running has suffered through two decades that we'd kindly call subpar. But all of a...

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