| Jun 8, 2009
Running races and triathlons are increasingly "greening" their operations--making their practices more sustainable to reduce their environmental impact. But what can you, whether you're a gym rat or a racing veteran, do? Here's a list of suggestions,...
| Mar 22, 2010
In bike racing and triathlons, aerodynamics can become an obsession. Because overcoming wind resistance is key, riders have for years shelled out big bucks for aero bike frames, aero handlebars, aero wheels and aero helmets — without giving a second...
| Mar 11, 2010
I like the convenience of working out at home. The upside is that once you eliminate the travel time to a gym, a lot more opportunities to exercise open up. The downside is that, 90 percent of the time, those opportunities never seem ideal for one...
| Aug 6, 2010
When Libby Jones, who is four months' pregnant, posted on Facebook that she was going to take a Zumba class, a comment immediately popped up:
"It will get your heart rate waaaay up there, so be careful!" To which Jones, 30, replied: "Oh, I didn't know...
| Jul 16, 2010
What made Larry Brown's addiction acceptable was that it was, at least on the surface, good for him.
He was in his early 40s and running an impressive 50 miles a week. So what if it consumed him; if he thought about it even when his feet weren't...
| Aug 9, 2010
Tackling three sports at once has a strange effect on triathletes: It makes them famously open-minded. Always in learning mode, tri guys and gals flock to clinics to improve their swim-bike-run, pay online coaches big bucks for training advice and love to...
| Sep 7, 2010
You're headed to the gym or for a bike ride after work. Should you sip a sports drink before, guzzle it afterward or stick with water?
The answer, according to sports nutrition experts, is … it depends.
These drinks — Accelerade, Gatorade,...
| Aug 1, 2010
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Four members of an Orlando family on a beach vacation were killed early Sunday morning when a drunken driver ran a red light and slammed into their car in St. Petersburg, police said.
Elroy "Roy" McConnell, 51, an accountant and triathlete, was at the...
| Sep 22, 2009
Andy Weissinger, the head pro at The Pines Golf Course at Fort Eustis, got a super shocker while watching the recent PGA Championship on television inside the course clubhouse.
It was a phone call. Jim Remy, the president of the PGA of America, was...
| Oct 8, 2009
Brian Boyle wants to run along the streets of the city that helped him learn to walk again.
He doesn't mind the pain of the 26.2-mile Under Armour Baltimore Marathon. He has had more than his share in the past five years.
The St. Mary's College of...