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Find the best tips and tools for running, triathlon, cycling, swimming and fitness to take your training to the next level. Discover new ways to train smarter and achieve your sports goals with top advice from experts and professional athletes.

 

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True or false: “Core workouts for runners are effective if done several times a week”

Finding the time for core workouts is a struggle? Here’s Dr. Jinger Gottschall’s research-based insight on how runners can optimize their core workout sessions.

March 15, 2019
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Running power is here – Does it mean heart rate training is old news?

With the new wrist-based running power, the power vs heart rate question is puzzling many runners: What are the differences and should you favor one over the other?

March 13, 2019
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How to choose running shoes | Expert tips for finding the right pair

To help you find the perfect pair, we invited the Swiss running company On to answer the questions you have been dying to know about running shoes.

March 14, 2019
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True or false: “Training for a marathon should be all about the long runs”

Read Polar running coach Nick Anderson’s thoughts on how to get the final 10-12 weeks of your marathon preparation right.

March 7, 2019
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True or false: “To become a better runner, you should focus on your strengths”

If you feel like you’re running in a rut, consider these myth-busting action points on how to become a better runner – and more importantly, take action!

March 5, 2019
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How to be your own running coach – 3 keys to self-coached success

It’s totally doable to be your own running coach but to start off on the right track, take a look at these tips on motivation, tools and resources for self-coached runners from a world-class endurance runner Calum Neff.

February 26, 2019
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Do you need a running coach?

Here are 5 reasons why hiring a running coach might be useful for runners of all levels and how to find the right running coach for you.

February 21, 2019
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Training for triathlon with pro triathlete Emma Pallant

Here’s how pro triathlete Emma Pallant has kicked off training for the new triathlon season, while learning to use power and other metrics to race against herself.

February 19, 2019
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Looking for a running buddy? 5 awesome running apps to find support

To help you boost your running motivation and find support, we tested these five running apps on harsh winter roads to find out what each running community has to offer.

February 14, 2019
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How to create your own running training plan – Step-by-step tips from a coach

How can you build a running training plan without hiring a coach? Triathlon coach Greg Mueller breaks down how to personalize your plan with helpful tools, resources and metrics.

February 12, 2019
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What to eat before running

While the answer to “What to eat before running?” will vary between individuals, these three questions will help you nail pre-run nutrition.

February 7, 2019

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