Endurance Hour: Tips for Riding a Bicycle on a Busy Road

Riding a bicycle either as a sport, recreational exercise or as a means of transportation is becoming popular these days. More often, cyclists choose roads with less traffic. However, when it cannot be avoided, some bicycle riders have to go through busy streets and bike their way through traffic. When riding

Endurance Hour: Hydration and Electrolytes 101

Endurance Hour: Hydration and Electrolytes 101 with Dave Erickson

By Katie Rhodes, USA Triathlon - It’s a no-brainer that hydration and electrolyte supplementation are extremely important during these hot months. Although this is a well-known fact, the topic is often dreaded by coaches and registered dietitians when approached by clients because there is no straightforward answer without addressing different internal and

Endurance Hour: The Iron in Ironman

Guest Writer: Cindy Dallow, PhD, RD So you’re training for an Ironman!?  You have your coach, your training plan and a big fat goal to work toward.  You have your maximum aerobic function (MAF), your heart rate (HR), your kilowatt (KW)/hour, and your sweat rate permanently implanted into your brain.  But have

Endurance Hour: Post-Ironman Depression

Fast forward to Tuesday or Wednesday after your Ironman. It's very likely that you're sitting on the couch with your shattered legs on the coffee table, scratching your sunburned head as you try to remember your dog's name, which you've forgotten, because all you've thought about for the past six

Endurance Hour #179

Roger Thompson 2016 Ironman World Champion in Kona

Dave and Roger recap the 2016 Ironman World Champion in Kona, Hawaii.  Roger breaks down his pre-race preparations, his race day performance, the massive drafting packs on the bike course, chatting with Meredith Kessler on the run, coming down Ali'i Drive and what's next.  Dave hints about his upcoming race at

Endurance Hour: Siri Lindley Reveals Her Inspiring Personal Story

Surfacing is the inspiring story of Siri Lindley, one of the world’s best triathlon coaches and a world champion. But before Siri came to dominate the sport of triathlon, she was controlled by deep-seated insecurity that sabotaged her races and forced her to hide her sexuality. From her tumultuous childhood

Endurance Hour: Triathlon 101 – 5 Steps To Get Started

What's the first thing that comes to mind about your very first triathlon?  I remember mine like it was yesterday. The summer after my freshmen year in college at Eastern Michigan University, my swimming teammate asked me join a Triathlon Relay and participate in the swim portion of the Great Lakes Triathlon in

Endurance Hour: 6 Popular Bike Work Stand Comparisons

Endurance Hour: 6 Popular Bike Work Stand Comparisons

Home bicycle repairs require that you mount your bike on some type of bicycle work stand, unless you want to put strain on your bike's components and your back while you work on your two wheeled vehicle. A bike work stand can be many things. It may be something you

Endurance Hour #178

Endurance Hour #178

Kona week continues on the Endurance Hour!  On this episode, Roger Thompson (pictured on the left) and Brian Schaning (pictured on the right)  talk race atmosphere at the 2016 Ironman World Championship (Chris Thomas in the center), riding on the Queen K, the world famous Underpants Run, new bike and swim

Endurance Hour: POWERHANDZ Striker Training Gloves Demo and Review

POWERHANDZ are performance-enhancing sports gloves and athletic training products designed to both strengthen hand and arm muscles and intensify players’ dexterity.  POWERHANDZ offers three sets of premium, patent-pending weighted training gloves: Pure-Grip, Anti-Grip and Extreme-Grip. They are designed for Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Football, Golf and General Sports Training. POWERHANDZ also makes a