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The keys to successful Tough Mudder training are running 12 miles regularly, strength training through push ups and weight lifting, and mental toughness. Tough Mudder is a 10- to 12-mile obstacle course race, and only 78... More »

Beginner triathlon training involves practicing each of the components of the race, running, swimming and cycling, several times a week for several weeks before the event. When training for an event, those who have not t... More »

A full Ironman triathlon event is a total of 140.6 miles, while a half Ironman triathlon is a total of 70.3 miles, split among three events. A standard Ironman triathlon consists of a swimming, biking and a foot race. More »

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Because the 100-meter sprint is such a short race, you need to position your body in specific ways at precise points. Choose a workout routine when training for the 100-meter sprint that teaches your body the correct seq... More »