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Middaugh Coaching Corner - Interesting vs. Effective

Too often athletes and coaches try to make workouts interesting at the expense of effectiveness. Roughly 80% of training should be sustained low to moderate intensity, so these workouts don’t need


Braden Currie - evolution of run

Kiwi pro triathlete Braden Currie details his professional development and evolution in the run discipline of triathlon.


ITU Rankings and Qualification Criteria Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

ITU announced that the Executive Board and the International Paralympic Committee have approved the Paralympic Rankings and the Qualification Criteria for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Stay in Your Lane

To the athletes we coach, Yaro and I talk a lot about the importance of dialing in the proper intensity. Ultimately, the goal is to deliver the right kind of training load to stimulate improvement


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Championship Season

With the Pan American Championships less than two weeks away and the World Championships rapidly approaching in less than two months many athletes are hoping to have their best race.


Spirig strikes again while Iden surprises all to claim the title in Lausanne WC

Swiss superstar Nicola Spirig claimed the victory on home soil, while in the men's race, the young Norwegian Gustav Iden finished in first place ahead of the two favourites, Jonathan Brownlee and Kristian Blummenfelt.


Top Five Tips for MTB Newbies, with Michael Dorr

2017 XTERRA Pan Am Champ, Michael Dorr shares his top five tips for beginner mountain bikers to stay safe, gain confidence, and start to shred.


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Determinants of Endurance Performance

When you think about elite endurance athletes and the factors that make them champions, many consider VO2 max as the be-all and end-all for determining success in endurance sports.


Cool Winter Training to Hot Weather Racing

After a long winter I am always excited about that first warm weather race. For me it will be XTERRA Costa Rica in less than three weeks.


Food for thought, with Natia van Heerden

Natia van Heerden isn’t just a top XTERRA athlete (most recently, she finished 4th at XTERRA South Africa). The 2014 XTERRA age group world champ is also an organic chef and believes that what you put into your body is what you will get out in terms