3 Must-Know Tips for Ironman Newbies

In 2017, thousands of men and women around the world will sign up for and compete in the grueling 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike, and...

How to Peak for Your Goal Race

Many athletes pack a lot of events in a short season.  We break them up in terms of importance to us – A, B...

Have Sweet Feet with Swiftwick

While socks may be the last thing we think about when dressing for a run, they certainly shouldn’t be. As most runners have learned,...

Top 5 Triathlon Books to Read for Inspiration

With Chicago winters comes more downtime, but that doesn't mean time taken away from training. Take this opportunity to explore some triathlon books to...

How to Prepare for Your First Century Ride

So you did it.  You signed up for a century. It sounded easy. You’ve biked sixty miles training before, so what’s another 40? And...

Never Run Alone: the Benefits of Group Training

With the growing popularity of distance running, group training has become a popular option both for those looking to test out the sport and...

Tri Training

Entering their first triathlon, many participants’ primary goal is to finish. But once the triathlete has participated in one or a couple events, the...

10 Rules for Ultra Distance Running

Ultra distance racing requires everything that the marathon and below requires and more; the ultra-distance runner needs to concentrate more so on the mental...
Ironman PR

How to Shave an Hour Off Your Ironman PR

Completing an IRONMAN or 70.3 race for the first time is a tremendous achievement. The only catch? How to do it again, but faster....

Athletes Of The Month: Ryan Blackwell and Melissa Pizarro

Ryan Blackwell When Ryan Blackwell decided he wanted to lose some weight, he gradually got into the sport of running by jogging 1/4 mile at...