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Developing speed and power earns the competitive advantage
By KATHLEEN TROTTER
Athletes want to be fast and powerful enough to sprint past or out-maneuver their opponents.¬†
As a triathlete, the opponent I care most about beating is not someone else, but myself. I never forget a race in which I had the speed and power needed to blow my personal best out of the water. That type of competitive edge is priceless.
11 ways to recharge your body and mind well before race day
By LISA BENTLEY
When an athlete trains, most times the ultimate goal is a successful race. Tapering happens in the two or three weeks before your big event and can recharge your body and mind and have you in peak form when the gun fires.
3 exercises to get you ready for summer fun in the mud and on the trails
By MANDY GILL
If dirt, dust and determination are in your fitness vocabulary, odds are you will love mud runs. The newest approach for people to get fit and have fun outdoors, obstacle course racing brings something to the table for every fitness level.
The Barkley Marathons is a brutal test of endurance through the unforgiving Tennessee mountains
By NICKI REHN
In a tiny state park tucked away in the Tennessee hills, there is an obscure race that has stolen my heart and soul. I have stood at the start line of the Barkley Marathons twice, but I have never finished, and I probably never will. In fact, in its 28-year history no woman has ever finished. It is the impossible race and I am inexplicably hooked.