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2012-08-20 23:02:31

The new Polar RC3 GPS is a superb option for outdoor athletes in all sorts of sports, with the exception of swimming and triathlon, according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. This leaves the door open for Polar to come out with an integrated triathlon model in the future. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 The new Polar RC3 was announced last week as Polar's first fully integrated GPS watch according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Polar is the inventor of the heart rate monitor and the...

2012-08-16 23:04:20

On the evening of August 4, 2012, two of coach, Alberto Salazar´s, Oregon Project protégés emerged as winners during the 10,000m, nabbing the gold and silver for Great Britain and America, respectively. These elite athletes, Mo Farah and Galen Rupp, showed incredible talent and skill. They also put to rest any doubts about Salazar´s unconventional training methods, which includes having them run significant weekly miles on a HydroWorx underwater treadmill....

Anatomy Of Running Focuses On Biomechanics Of The Body
2012-08-13 09:13:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to modern era distance running, experts have mixed opinions: some say humans are born to run while others say our bodies need careful cross training to stay healthy. Jay Dicharry, author of the new book “Anatomy for Runners,” believes running alone cannot make you a better runner. “Running is typically a one-dimensional sport,” said Dicharry, a physical therapist and the director of...

Key To Performance For Elite Sprinters Is Running Mechanics, Not Metabolism
2012-08-01 14:25:39

Sprinting performance isn´t a factor of conserving energy; rather, forces applied by the foot hitting the ground maximize all-out bursts of sprinting Sprinters competing in the 2012 Olympics might assume their championship performance is the result of their fuel-efficient physiology. But a new study disproves the classic scientific view that conserving energy maximizes performance in a sprinting event. The study by biomechanics researchers Matthew W. Bundle at the University of...

2012-07-30 23:00:34

Jason Karp explains how to train for races and avoid common injuries Champaign, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Minnesota women have logged thousands of miles in preparation for the Lady Speedstick Women´s Half Marathon on August 26. Jason Karp, a running expert and 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, says the total distance or the amount of time you run each week is the most important component of training, but cautions that your running regimen can lead to the sort of injury that keeps...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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