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Q&A with Hal Higdon

Each week, coach and author, Hal Higdon answers your questions about running. Here's the latest:

Entries in Racing (32)

Monday
Nov112013

Balancing Entrepreneurship and Endurance: Julie Urlaub of Taiga Company

Julie Urlaub is the founder and managing partner of Taiga Company, a Golden, Colorado-based social media consulting company for sustainable businesses. She’s also an accomplished ultra endurance mountain biker, whose favorite event is the 24-hour solo. Here’s how this entrepreneur manages running a business with training and racing in some of the toughest endurance events in the country.

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Wednesday
Jul242013

Triathlon Race Day Checklist

There’s a lot to keep track of on race day, and having a list can make the logistics much less stressful. We asked triathlon coach Dave Schell of FBD Multisport to help us put together a comprehensive race day checklist. Print it out, check things off, and arrive at the start line calm, confident and ready to focus on just one thing - racing your best.

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Friday
Jul192013

Racing in the Heat: Are You Ready?

The season of sizzle is upon us! Training and racing are hard enough, and when you add the component of heat and/or humidity, it can wreck havoc. How can you handle the heat and still race well? Find out what works and what doesn't.

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Friday
Jul052013

How to Get the Most Out of a "Training Race"

It’s getting to about mid summer now, but some athletes’ big races are still ahead. Many cyclists participate in non-priority races or “training races” throughout the summer in preparation for their "A priority races". Read on if you want to make the most of your training races.

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Wednesday
Jun122013

Mental Preparation for Race Day Q&A

When you toe the line, are you nervous and scared, or calm and confident? We all know that being a successful athlete is more than physical, it's mental too. In this follow-up to our webinar "Mental Preparation for Racing Your Best", see the post-webinar Q&A between Coach Carrie and viewers, then watch the full webinar to be mentally prepared for your event.

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