The Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: "Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong from the weak." Carlyle might not have been training for an Ironman, but as one of the most influential writers, historians, and
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What do Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, tennis superstar Serena Williams, and Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player of all time have in common? They're all great champions but what makes them the best ever at their sport isn't only their natural ability. An athlete can have all the physical attributes that
There are few activities in life that test the human body to its limits like a triathlon does. No matter how hard you train, and how well you compete, ultra-endurance exercise will induce muscle damage and a inflammatory response in your entire system. The key to getting through this and being ready
Success is the best revenge, especially in someone proving their own body wrong. Training for a new fitness goal is never easy. It's a lot of time, frustration, grunts, and groans. Not only is someone training their body, they're training their mind to overcome the painful obstacles. Beginners at triathlons have a
When you exercise, your body releases endorphins, these are hormones that fight stress. Heavy amounts of stress can cause headaches, insomnia, rapid breathing, a weakened immune system, a stomach ache, and if it gets too serious, a heart attack. These effects can be fought with a nice stress relief workout. Here
Are you going to be competing in a triathlon soon? Whether it's your first or your fifteenth, every athlete can use some advice on proper triathlon nutrition. Eating the right food before your race can help you perform better and avoid running out of steam halfway through. Unfortunately, there's a lot
Top cyclists average 300 to 400 watts of power when riding. That's enough energy to power three to four 100 watt bulbs. They achieve this power by knowing their ideal cadence. Whether you're are road racing, doing triathlons, or just interested in fitness, your cycling cadence is important for pedaling at