articles

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 »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events

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 »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events

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 »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events
similar articles

Pro cyclists average 400 to 500 miles per week during peak training season. During the off season, cyclists typically cut back to an average of 250 miles per week. More »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events

To train for a marathon, buy appropriate running shoes and gear. Gain race experience through shorter races and build a base for at least six months. Find a marathon and adhere to a marathon training schedule. More »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events

Couch to 5K is a program that individuals follow to go from zero running to completing a 5-kilometer or 3.1-mile run, so it does not adequately train runners for a marathon, a 26.2-mile run. However, it offers a good sta... More »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events

Runner's World offers an eight-week program that takes non-runners and prepares them to run a 5K race. This plan starts you off with walking and running intervals and moves you through until you are running for 30 minute... More »

www.reference.com Health Fitness & Exercise Race Training & Events