Despite Olympic success, America's youth are surprisingly unfit compared with other countries.
An international research team co-led from the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the University of North Dakota studied the aerobic fitness levels of children and youth across fifty countries. The findings are disappointing for the US, to say the least.
Instantly perform better by changing your mindset.
Whether you are an athlete seeking peak performance or an adult attempting to reconnect with the health of your youth, the mind matters.Michael Gervais, sports psychologist for theSeattle Seahawks and many Olympians, explains that there are really only ways to train: your craft, physical development, and mental training. If you aren’t training the mind, you are missing a full third of your potential training benefit.
When it comes to the bike leg, the devil's in the details.
Love it or hate, the bike leg is the biggest chunk of the triathlon. It’s an area where hard work can really pay off, or mistakes can really set you back. Simply put, it is worth doing well, and there are a handful of things you can do to get the most out of your time in the saddle. It starts with showing up and doing the work.