Endurance Articles

Endurance Articles

Swimming Efficiency: Successful Swimming in Less Time

Written By: Sierra Huber When it comes to your athletic endeavors, the first thing you or your coach reflect on is how much time you have to put into your training week. In the initial athlete training questionnaire that I hand out, I will see athletes advise that they have anywhere

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Three Health Benefits of Triathlon Training

“Oh no, are we out?” I asked my wife after I got home from a run. “Yes,” she said. “OK. I will be back.” I sprinted out again, this time to my car to speed to the grocery store and buy three packs of Hershey’s Chocolate Bars. Why? Because I

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Crawls and Carries

Written By: Andrew Read Endurance athletes can be a blessing and a curse to train. Endurance sports are built off extreme work ethics and the ability and willingness to suffer. However, that determination and motivation can easily sidetrack your clients with injury and burn out. It can also make programming

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Frequent Training Mistakes for OCR Athletes

Written By: Evan Perperis, NSCA-CPT Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a sport that stresses the body of the hybrid athlete. Requiring athletes to simultaneously train for strength and speed can lead to problems, confusion and reoccurring mistakes. Once people have their weekly set routine down, these mistakes frequently come to the

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Four Huge Triathlon Mistakes That Will Keep You Slow

Photo Credit: Wesley Xie Even though I race as a Professional Triathlete and have coached for 9 years, it is not hard to remember the mistakes I made when I was first starting out as a triathlete. I came from a wrestling background where the mentality was that very hard, all-out

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Stroke Rating & Ratio In Rowing: Why Is It Important?

By: Margie Ellison  As a rowing coach, one of the biggest misunderstandings that I have come across is the stroke rating and ratio. The stroke rating is the number of strokes that you take per minute. This number is displayed in the top right corner of your ERG’s (the indoor rowing machine)

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The Best Triathlon Off-Season Yet

As the triathlon season starts to slow down, don’t think that the off-season means getting fat and hibernating until Spring! Of course, take time to do nothing and find a way to “miss” your usual training plan. I suggest 2-4 weeks if you can (and if your significant other/friends can

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Should Triathletes Use Knee Sleeves While Squatting?

Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android) Hardcore powerlifters and bodybuilders often swear by knee sleeves for squatting, but what about endurance athletes? In this episode of CHP Radio, you’ll learn the pros and cons of knee

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The First Month Always Sucks

  Click here to listen to the show on iTunes (Apple) Click here to listen to the show on Stitcher (Android) Every new fitness program sucks, at first. That’s why most people quit before they get the results they want. Learn how to maintain and enjoy a workout plan with

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