Going Pro: Craig Alexander talks off-season training

In this “Going Pro” I got another chance to talk to 3-time Ironman World Champ Craig Alexander and ask him some of the questions emailed and tweeted by you!   Craig won his 3rd IM Championship in October. Besides resting after Kona, what are your plans for off-season training? CA: Well so far there has... Read more »

Review: On_Running Cloud Runners

I was given the opportunity to try out the On Running Cloud runners.   There is a lot of emphasis on energy return or propulsion shoes, and the Cloud Runners sure look like they would fall in to that category. They don’t. On Running makes “activation” shoes. What does that mean? Using patented CloudTec technology, a... Read more »

Coming up on Going The Distance

Lots of exciting stuff on the brink here at GTD. It’s a new year and with that comes new goals. When I started writing this blog I was a non-runner training for my first marathon (done), the next year I wanted to jump into triathlon and aimed to complete an Ironman 70.3 (complete). This year... Read more »
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Want to run a longer race? You need a coach.

2012 is a whole new season and you want to move up in distance. It doesn’t matter if you’re a runner or triathlete taking your training and racing to the next level is a great challenge, but you need to do it right. When I started training for my first marathon I looked up a... Read more »

Off season training tips

Even with the temperature bouncing around and now snow on the ground (not that I’m complaining) its that time of year where a lot of your workouts are going to be indoors. Just last night I was sitting in my studio doing hill climb simulations on my bike trainer. The challenge for all of us is  how... Read more »

What is a cyclist?

I saw this online today. Enjoy! Cycling Explained by: nofinishline
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Endurance athlete's guide to Black Friday

Here is a short list of Black Friday deals that you runners and triathlete’s might be interested in. Speedo – 15% off your entire order (Thanksgiving Day Only) – Use code – Thanks2011 Brooks Running – 50% Off Brooks Glycerin 8 – Use code BrooksBuzz Rudy Project North America – Over $300 in Free Gear... Read more »

Holiday Booze info for athletes

I notice that everyone seems to stray away from their fitness and nutrition goals around the holidays. And hey why not! I’m not afraid to tell you that I’ll probably the first one to crack open a bottle of something on Thanksgiving tomorrow. But what and when should you drink? LAVA magazine has an article called “House Calls: Drink... Read more »

Managing sleep, training and everything else.

You know the story. You’ve got a big week of training lined up, but you’re missing out on valuable sleep that you need to help your body recover. It’s the story of my life right now. I’ve been working to bounce back from a knee/foot injury from the Chicago Marathon. My training has been made up of... Read more »
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Crowie, Rinny & Boom Boom Reed answer your questions

The other day I did a segment called “GoingPro” and interviewed Triathlete Logan Franks about his training and racing as well as getting some tips about triathlon. You readers sent me some great emails and tweets saying you liked it and wanted more… Ask and you shall receive! Craig Alexander Mirinda Carfrae Matty Reed In the... Read more »