IRONMAN, in partnership with Sport Oregon & Travel Salem, bring the first IRONMAN 70.3 event to the Willamette Valley
Whether you are an experienced endurance athlete or a beginner, there are many benefits to be had from training in a group environment. If you know how to use group training to your advantage it can elevate your fitness and give you a training stimulus that you would otherwise be unable to achieve.
Sometimes life gets in the way of training and there are only so many hours in a day. Given all that you have on your plate, how do you maximize your time while training for a race?
Welcome to the second part of a 6-month marathon training plan. At this point you’ve put in a good amount of work on your legs and they’re primed and ready for the next step.
As you embark on a new season of racing it is critical that you establish a plan to structure your training. The biggest mistake most athletes make is doing the same type of training day after day.
One of the longest standing debates in the world of endurance training is what type of training will give you the best dividends from your efforts.
Forty-five years after his untimely death, Steve Prefontaine’s hold on the running world’s imagination is still unrivaled.
Lack of energy is one of the most frequent problems I hear about from endurance athletes. But trying to reboot with whatever food or drink looks appealing at the moment can make the fatigue problem worse.
We’ll be focusing on the basics of a good marathon training program; building mileage and aerobic strength, understanding the fundamental weekly schedule, and acclimating your body to the increasing stress load.
If you want to do a marathon it’s helpful to find a good training plan that works for you and use it during your next training cycle.