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Strength Training For Triathlons, Ironmans, And Other Endurance Sports

By |January 9th, 2012|Cross Country, Strength Training|

I’ve worked with my fair share of endurance athletes.  Mainly runners, but a few cyclists and understanding more about triathletes and ironman competitors as I study my sister-in-law, pro ironman Meredith Kessler, and her routine.  Some of the athletes embrace strength training, but many dismiss it.  They would rather spend their time logging miles than [...]

Distance Runners Are Running Like Sprinters

By |August 3rd, 2011|Cross Country|

This weekend I started watching some of the Prefontaine Classic that is held in Oregon. Some of America’s best track and field athletes were competing. I saw local Columbus athlete, Ryan Wilson from Westerville North, compete in the 110 high hurdles and get a sixth place. Ryan is someone I personally know and it is [...]