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2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-05-13 23:15:17

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion explains what’s involved in competing in a triathlon and the potential injuries athletes face during the swimming, biking and running segments. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Triathlons are fun community and/or competitive sporting events that focus primarily on endurance. Athletes first swim, then bike and finally run to the finish. A group can participate in a relay with each person doing only one or two sections of the event. Triathlons come...

2014-03-19 23:31:30

Georgia, South Carolina and Oregon Embrace Fitness with The Get Stoked Tour. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Introducing Get Stoked, a 3-city, three day, tri-sport outdoor fitness challenge tour featuring Open Water Swimming, Stand Up Paddleboarding, and Distance Skateboarding. Designed to paint the city in fitness finesse, Get Stoked will be taking over Peachtree City, Ga. (just outside Atlanta), Rock Hill, SC (just outside Charlotte), and Portland, OR. Mastermind behind this outdoor fitness...

2014-01-31 23:02:33

2014 Arrowhead 135 Had Most Frostbite Cases in Race History (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In the second coldest race on the Arrowhead 135 trail in race history—46 degrees Fahrenheit below zero, including wind chill—even seasoned competitors like Epic Bill Bradley had terrible surprises. Launched in 2005, the Arrowhead 135 draws extreme bikers, skiers, and walkers/runners moving sleds loaded with supplies. Competing in his fourth consecutive Arrowhead, Bradley noted, "This was...

2014-01-31 23:01:30

Kennebunk, Maine Quest Cycle Welcomes Michael “Michi” Weiss, Recent Champion of Ironman Dec. 2013 Saturday, February 1st, 2014 Portland, Maine (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 For those looking to get into shape and stay in shape, Quest Cycle has been a staple in Kennebunk, Maine. Spinning and cycling classes help people push themselves and spend time with other like-minded individuals doing the same. This Saturday, February 1st, 2014, Michael “Michi” Weiss will be hanging out at Quest...

2014-01-09 11:40:16

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons — defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon — has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ultra-length races in North America increased from 15,500 in 1998 to 63,530 in 2012, according to UltraRunning Magazine. Despite its popularity, however, little is known about the health effects of this intense form of exercise. To learn more about the...

2013-10-25 23:01:19

The Memory Maker Triathlon was held indoors this October after quick thinking from GPP Endurance and the help of a pair of Endless Pools. Rogers, AR (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Faced with the prospect of cancellation, event organizers from GPP Endurance moved the 4th annual Memory Maker Triathlon indoors this year, thinking outside the box to continue raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research. After flooding knocked a local pool out of commission, GPP’s management team quickly...

2013-09-25 23:29:42

The Bennetts, once named ‘the fittest couple in the world,’ installed an Endless Pool for daily home swim training as they compete at the highest level of triathlon. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Greg and Laura Bennett, two of the premier triathletes in the world, recently installed an Endless Pool® at their home in Colorado. Neither Bennett is a stranger to the elite world stage, as both have competed in the Olympics and won major international events. For triathletes, finding...

2013-08-30 23:00:36

Building off a successful 2012 Olympic Triathlon event, Endless Pools will once again highlight a live triathlon demo site at the World ITU Championships. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Jonny and Alistair Brownlee will square off at the PruHealth ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in London on September 15 to determine the 2013 triathlon champion. Leading up to the main event, the entire weekend from September 11-15 will be a celebration of the sport, as Trafalgar Square will...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'