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HOW TO BE A HIPSTER: Ultrarunner Brandon Stapanowich focuses on your hips
OF TROUT AND TRAILS: One cyclist's take on the Bear Creek Watershed plans
JACK QUINN'S PHOTOS: Into the wind
TAKING THE FIGHT TO DIABETES: Greg Cummings vows to climb the Incline 1,000 times to promote nonprofit ... he has 500 done in 146 days!
WINTER SERIES IV: Photos, Gallery 1 ** Gallery 2 ** Gallery 3 ** Race story ** Video, Start of the long-series race ** Start of the short-series race ** Interview with 17-year-old long-series champ Andy Boyle ** Runner completes 50th 10K, raising $50,000 to fight cancer
Some people run away when they hear the term 'lactate threshold,' but you don't have to! Even the recreational endurance athlete should understand the concept so that they can plan their training more effectively. And while the best way to know what your LT is to get tested with a blood lactate test, understanding the concept and the approximate effort levels associated can help you get faster.
I'm going to explain LT in a way that I hope everyone will be able to understand.…Continue
Last month Kaci Licktieg, Team Pearl Izumi ultrarunner and physical therapist, presented some tips for keeping your legs happy throughout the winter. She brings up a good point about how slick, wintry surfaces can place increased demands on our stabilizing muscles. Lack of proximal strength, specifically in the gluteals, has been…Continue
I originally posted this on my coaching blog http://neoendurancesports.com, but thought it would be a good one to put here on Pikes Peak Sports.
Last night I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to a group of women at the Colorado Springs Bicycle Village Ladies Night. As local female coaches, Alison Dunlap and I kicked off the presentations for the evening. Alison had an entertaining slide show…Continue
Posted by Nicole Drummer on February 25, 2014 at 4:43pm
I will be honest. I am a "middle of the pack" runner. Granted, as I have gotten more consistent, I have improved. However, I don't know that I'll ever win a race and very rarely will I place for my age group (especially while living in Colorado Springs with so many fast runners).
Now, don't get me wrong. I love to win. I'm not super competitive when it comes to sports, but I do like…Continue
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