cycling training

Cycling training to get you started

Cycling training, what does it take to be successful? And what is required? These are often questions you get as a coach. Many people are stuck in the old ways of long and low-intensity rides. They want to improve their performance, but in reality, they don't...

treadmill running

Treadmill running benefits your training

Treadmill running is not only limited to the dedicated runner, but it can for most people produce the best results in the least amount of time. Since most people are limited on time, more and more people are using treadmills as a form of training. While...

running tips

Running tips for the beginner

Most new fitness enthusiasts often consider running as their first choice because of the low start-up cost. However, because running feels natural, it has led many new runners to prepare less. To become a better runner, there are physical and mental preparations you have to...

half marathon

Running your first half marathon

Many beginners think running a successful 5km, 10km, or half marathon is impossible. However, if you train smart, have the desire and dedication, you will be able to complete any distance. Committing to training for a 5km, 10km, or half marathon is a rewarding journey, so...

trail running for the beginner

Trail running for the beginner

Trail runners often share common traits, and this includes a desire for adventure and challenge that trail running provides. Most runners that try trail running are hooked almost immediately. Why? Because trail running is an activity that can be run on any trail. Trail runners often...

Running technique

Running technique the beginner’s guide

There is more to the right running technique and how to run than just putting on your sportswear, hitting the track and carrying out what feels natural. Studies have shown that the right running technique puts a lower amount of stress on the body. Thus...

triathlon distance

Triathlon distance of all events

Since triathlon has grown from the days of non-drafting Olympic distance, there are now various triathlon distances available. Sprint distance races can vary in length, but most other triathlon distances are consistent. Events such as the half distance and full distance, are referred to as...

running for weight loss

Running for weight loss

Running for weight loss is one of the best forms of burning calories, although there are other sports such as swimming, cycling, and mountain biking. Running offers accessibility that provides almost all year round weight loss, no matter what you have access to. You can...

running hills to improve speed

Running hills for speed

Whether your an experienced runner or newbie, running hills can help your overall fitness. Running uphill is vital whether we like it or not. There are many tips and tricks to help improve your uphill running as well as boosting your speed. In general, running hills...