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What Not to Eat When You’re Training

 Pasta is a good high GI option, but don’t overdo it (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Many cyclists don’t realize what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get […]

Training & Recovery: Race To Recovery: Shin Splints

Universal Sports brings you Race To Recovery, injury prevention tips and techniques for endurance athletes. Podiatrist/Surgeon James Wang gives tips on how to prevent shin splint injuries and what steps to take toward recovery.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill Training

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Allenmark/Zauchensee, Austria: Women’s Downhill Training Run

The „Kälberloch“ World Cup track starts very steeply with a 150 m of 72 % gradient flowing into its snow-sure, challenging stretches which are ideal for alpine competitions.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 Alpine Skiing World Cup: Val d’Isere, France: Women’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

Val d’Isère starts the season off in style with these spectacular world cup ski races offering free entry to all the races and events. The men competed first on December 14th & 15th speeding down the legendary Bellevarde “Face”.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run (mobile)

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Val Gardena, Italy: Men’s Downhill Training Run

This is one of the longest racing courses in the world, considered a spectator magnet for international ski fans and a thought leader in the area of safety on the course. The Saslong is valued as one of the Ski World Cup’s most modern slopes.

2013 FIS Alpine World Cup: Beaver Creek, Colorado: Men’s Downhill Training Run

As the only men’s World Cup stop in the United States, the Birds of Prey has evolved into one of the world’s premier ski events. Beaver Creek Mountain is home to the formidable Birds of Prey racecourse, challenging an international roster of top athletes for two weeks of racing featuring Women’s & Men’s Downhill Races.

The Race Room: Ted Ligety training

Doug Lewis breaks down Ted Ligety on a training run in slalom.

The Last 26: Episode 15: Training With Kaitlin Nielsen

Kinga continues her training with Asics athlete Kaitlin Nielsen, applying her balance warm ups to the quick feet routine that has been challenging her.

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 10

The buzz word for this week: Pairings. In a meta sense, to run well and run healthy, you must complement your mileage with strength-training. “If you haven’t picked up on it yet, running really does need to be paired with lifting,” says Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner. “Structure, balance and movement tend to fall apart […]

Equinox Tips: Marathon Strength Training: Week 9

Just as there are superfoods, there are supermoves, exercises so dynamic and effective that they confer a particularly significant benefit and thus deserve a permanent place in your repertoire. One such move is the focal point of this week’s series, and it’s got Tier 4 coach Jason Skinner using superlatives. “Week 9 holds a special place […]

USA Rugby Rising: Men’s Sevens Weight Training Game Simulation

Trainer Matt Stahlberg from Serevi Performance puts the USA Men’s Sevens team through a vigorous competition based workout that simulates a Rugby Sevens match.

Boston Marathon Training Tips and Insights

Training for the Boston Marathon? Get ready for the race with insights and course tips from runners and key Boston Marathon personnel.

Tipping Points: Marathon Edition: Episode 1: Marathon Cross Training

For many runners, a common misconception is, “I run a lot so I don’t need to work my legs.” On the contrary, when asking your legs to endure long amounts of peak performance, one must condition them with exercises such as squats, deadlifts, lunges.

Third Wengen training cancelled due to overnight snowfall

Members of the Swiss Army work inside the start house at the start of the traditional Lauberhorn men’s alpine skiing World Cup downhill race in the Swiss Alps in Wengen, January 17, 2013. The third practice was cancelled due to much fresh snow on the slope. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener (SWITZERLAND – Tags: SPORT SKIING) Courtesy of […]

France fastest in second Wengen training

Courtesy of fisalpine.com WENGEN, Switzerland – The second day of Downhill training on the Lauberhorn couldn’t have been a smoother one. After a scare about a possible bad weather forecast, Johan Clarey paced Wednesday’s training, which was held on the complete course. The French skier crossed the finish line in 2 minutes, 34.62 seconds, leaving […]

Downhill second training in St. Anton cancelled

A view of the ski course’s finish area, where a training session for an alpine ski, women’s World Cup downhill race was canceled due to a snowfall in St. Anton, Austria, Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta) Courtesy of fisalpine.com St. Anton, Austria – Above is what the downhill course looked like this morning! […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of http://www.fisalpine.com BORMIO, Italy – The Christmas break is over and the Tour is back full force with Thursday’s first Downhill training in Bormio. At 11.45 CET sharp, the first racer left the start gate and ventured on the famous Stelvio slope. The fastest man today was French skier Adrien Theaux, with a time […]

World champion Schild injured in training

By Manuele Lang ARE, Sweden, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Slalom world champion Marlies Schild crashed in training for an Alpine ski World Cup race on Thursday, injuring ligaments, the Austrian team (OSV) said. Schild flew home to Austria from Sweden immediately, the team added without giving any more details about the extent of the injury. […]

Ladies complete final downhill training run

LAKE LOUISE, Canada – Today was the ladies final training run before Friday’s opening World Cup Downhill race at Lake Louise. Lindsey Vonn did not start on the darker, cloudy day. The flat light didn’t seem to faze Marion Rolland of France, who once again took the lead in today’s training run with a time […]

Svindal is on a roll and wins last downhill training in Beaver Creek

BEAVER CREEK – The third and last downhill training in Beaver Creek was yet another showcase at the Birds of Prey course at its best. In the three days of training, the weather and course conditions stayed consistent and provided skiers with an opportunity to properly test the challenging course. After winning both the downhill […]

Everything is ready for the first downhill training in Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Canada – With just hours to go until the official start of the 2012/2013-speed season, the teams have once again woken up to a soft layer of fresh snow. If last year tick snowfall forced the organizers to cancel the first Downhill training in order to provide course workers with an extra day […]

Vonn returns to gate training

Lindsey Vonn (USA) competes during the women’s super G world cup race on the birds of prey course at Beaver Creek Resort (2011). (Chris Humphreys-US PRESSWIRE) Courtesy of usskiteam.com VAIL, CO (Nov. 18) – Four-time Audi FIS Alpine World Cup overall champion Lindsey Vonn returned to gate training Sunday with a giant slalom session on […]

Soni’s Pacific training gets her gold again

United States’ Rebecca Soni celebrates her gold medal win in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke swimming final with silver medal winner Japan’s Satomi Suzuki at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) By Clara Ferreira-Marques LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – […]

U.S. swim team buoyant after final training camp

(L to R) Members of U.S. national Olympic swimming team Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps attend a news conference after a training session for the London 2012 Olympics, in Bellerive, July 21, 2012. (REUTERS/Robert Pratta) By Julian Linden VICHY, France, July 21 (Reuters) – The United States swimming team was bubbling with confidence […]

2012 Olympics: Download Athletes’ Favorite Training Songs

Ever wonder how Phelps revs up before a meet? Or what fires up Walsh for a big match? Wonder no more! We’ve done the research and compiled a list of songs that pump up some of our favorite athletes during training. Whether Eminen gets your blood pumping, or Beyonce is more your speed, our playlist […]

Boston Marathoners Vow to Take Back New England’s Sacred Race

Boston Marathon (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) BOSTON, April 14 (Reuters) – “Left on Boylston” in this American city means only one thing on marathon day. It means you’re in the home stretch of the Boston Marathon, and all of the early morning runs in the dark New England winters, and all the wild […]

Mo Farah Vows to Return After Tough London Marathon Debut

April 13 (Reuters) – Mo Farah vowed not to abandon his marathon ambitions after a chastening transition from track to road on his competitive debut over 26.2 miles in London on Sunday. The Briton, who built up an aura of invincibility after winning 5,000 and 10,000 metre titles at the last Olympics and world championships, […]

Mo Farah Races Into Unknown Territory

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) Watch Mo Farah race at the London Marathon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 AM ET LIVE on Universal Sports and online. LONDON, April 8 (Reuters) – Like many of the 30,000 who will toe the line at the London Marathon on Sunday, Mo Farah will do so with a certain amount […]

Lindsey Vonn Goes Undercover

Lindsey Vonn Undercover as Ski Ticket Agent What does Lindsey Vonn do on her days off? The Olympic gold medalist had a little fun recently while recovering from knee surgery, dressing up in costume as an employee-in-training at the Vail ski resort. Check out the video below to see the amusing interactions she had with unsuspecting customers: […]

Why I Run: Stay-at-home Mom Keeps Energized

Stay-at-home mom Jill Kralovanec squeezes in most of her Boston Marathon training during the mornings or while her kids are at school.

Marathon Meb on Nutrition

2009 New York Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi (USA) talks about how important it is to eat the right foods when he is training.

Ideal Food Intake and Nutrition Planning

  Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Food intake, nutrition planning Hi All, Could you please advise best food intake regime prior and post exercise, I’m about to hopefully start shedding approximately 50kgs through both cycling and boxing. I’m currently working nightshift from midnight until around 8:30am and I plan to train after work then […]

Balancing Work and Riding Commitments

Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Lack of sleep Hi, My question is a general one that I, and probably others, have problems with when having a full-time job, family, etc. What do you recommend on those intense workout days when you are lacking adequate sleep? I can feel that my body needed […]

Seven Ways to Get Fit This Year

Well-rested legs are strong legs. Hit the hay early for a better ride the next day. By Ben Delaney (Courtesy of Bike Radar) Does anyone actually stick to new year’s resolutions? As much as we’d all like to just ‘be faster and fitter’ this year, a vague goal like that is never going to be […]

6 Ways to Take Your Swimming to the Limit

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy (Courtesy of SwimSwam) It’s hard work chasing our goals. Not only does it require investing a lot of effort, with countless hours in and out of the pool, but it also requires us to suspend our fears. The fear of failure, fear of success, fear of looking bad. In actuality, doing the […]

Importance of Short Term Goals for Swimmers

By Olivier Poirier-Leroy (Courtesy of SwimSwam) When a swimmer is asked about their goals the answer is invariably something long term and epic – Win the olympics. Win 9 gold medals at World Champs Beat every single one of my brother’s club records And so on… Yet ask the same swimmer what their goals are […]

Refuel with Chocolate Milk: Behind the Science

Chocolate Milk has what it takes to help athletes refuel and recover. It has 9 essential nutrients that an athlete needs, including some not typically found in recovery drinks. CHOCOLATE MILK’S LIQUID ASSETS: • A natural source of high-quality protein to build lean muscle. • The right carb-to-protein ratio scientifically shown to refuel and rebuild […]

Why I Run: Dani Lost 64lbs.

Dani Holmes-Kirk was never a fan of running and yet is training for her second Boston Marathon. Since starting running she has lost 64lbs and now considers herself to have caught the running “bug.”

Run As One: Eric Goralnick, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Eric Goralnick, an emergency room doctor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was a block away from the marathon when he learned about the bombing.  By the time he arrived at the ER, the staff was already in motion. The hospital’s personnel regularly undergo drills and training for emergency events, and on that fateful day, put all of their practice into play. This year, Dr. Goralnick plans to support the hospital’s team and honor those who were injured in last year’s bombings by running the 2014 Boston Marathon.

Bobsledder Elana Meyers Joins USA Rugby

Elana Meyers (left) with Lolo Jones (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Some Olympic medalists return home and celebrate by taking time off and relaxing with friends and family. Bobsledder Elana Meyers, on the other hand, quickly returned to training with a new goal—making the U.S. rugby team for the 2016 Summer Games. Meyers, who won a […]

Boston Athletic Association Invites the World to Run

Boston Marathon World Run application encourages runners of all abilities to participate in the athletic spirit of the 2014 Boston Marathon BOSTON, February 5, 2014 – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), organizer of the Boston Marathon, today launched Boston Marathon World Run, a mobile application and website that connects runners from around the world with the […]

Mo Farah Prepares for London Marathon

  PHOTO CREDIT: Paul Gilham/Getty Images Mo Farah announced he will race in a half-marathon in New York City as he gets ready for his marathon debut. Farah will run in the NYC Half on March 16. He won the race in 2011. “I have been training hard in Kenya and hope to use the […]

Canada edges United States to reach final

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JIM YOUNG (Reuters) – Canada squeezed past arch-rivals the United States 1-0 on Friday to reach the final of the Sochi Winter Games men’s ice hockey competition as they bid to successfully defend their 2010 Olympic crown. Sweden, 2-1 winners over Finland in the other semi-final, will face off against Canada on Sunday to […]

2014 Tour of Oman: IAM Cycling honors Goddaert

At the start of stage 2, the IAM Cycling team rode at the front, in remembrances of their fellow teammate, Kristof Goddaert (BEL), who died during a training run, hit by a bus after his bike reportly got stuck in some train tracks in Antwerp

Davis and White end U.S. quest for ice dance glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK (Reuters) – A sultry performance that lasted four spellbinding minutes, but was 17 years in the making, propelled Meryl Davis and Charlie White to become the first Americans to win the Olympic ice dance title at the Sochi Games on Monday. In a showdown with rivals and Canadian training partners Tessa […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

In hindsight, I should have had eye surgery, says Miller

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LEONHARD FOEGER (Reuters) – Bode Miller can see clearly, now that the pain has gone, where he went wrong in Sunday’s Olympic downhill: He could not see clearly enough. The most medaled U.S. Olympic Alpine skier of all time, racing in his fifth Games at the age of 36, told reporters on Tuesday that he needed laser eye surgery […]

Insider knowledge gives me an edge, says Ligety

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH (Reuters) – Triple world champion Ted Ligety was late joining the Sochi Olympic party but armed with a little local knowledge and some Russian goodwill he looks set to make up for lost time. The U.S. ski team have struck an unlikely relationship with their Russian counterparts, so Ligety, despite only venturing to […]

 
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