Physiologically there are significant differences between males and females. Understanding and catering to these differences are vital to building success and longevity in endurance sports. For this reason, endurance training for women and men should have different approaches.
Sleep is a fascinating and mysterious activity that we all go through. In our daily life, we hear over and over again how important sleep is, but do we really take it to heart? Most importantly, are we aware of the sleep cycle?
Intermittent fasting (IF), along with keto diet has exploded as a weight loss solution for the last few years. Just like any other diet, it has its own pros and cons. For a sedentary person, it can be an effective way to stay healthy but is it the right choice for endurance athletes?
Keto diet is a hot topic these days. Everywhere I see loads of posts from people trying Keto diet for various reasons. A lot of people are pretty bullish about keto for endurance athletes and sometimes are trying to influence others taking this on. But is it the “magic” solution for athletes?
Yup, you read it right. Training is EASY. How? When you train EASY. It sounds so simple yet most of the time it’s very hard to do.
The clock was ticking at the start line. Nerves were jangling and the pressure was mounting inside. I was back being a pacer for the Dhaka Half Marathon 2020 and even though it was my third experience of pacing this event, I was still tense. The weight of the expectations of my fellow runners was on my shoulders and I knew I had to execute the effort perfectly.
Endurance sports require a perfect blend of volume and intensity. Our competitive edge always tries to eke out a bit more out of our training to be faster. More often, that actually harms our progress instead of gaining momentum. Here are some of the training mistakes you should avoid, part 2.
Are you looking to take up running? Do you feel the urge to stay healthy? Are you an intermediate runner and hoping to take your performance to the next level? Fear not, organizers of the Dhaka Half Marathon has initiated a running camp this year. Whatever is your goal, this running camp might be the perfect opportunity that you were looking for.
Training is a sport that requires a lot of dedication, many hours of training, and good planning. Most triathletes take their training seriously. However, I also see most triathletes make some common mistakes over and over again. Eventually, one of those turns out to be the biggest training mistake in terms of gaining momentum and impeding progress.
The word “Failure” can feel pretty heavy sometimes. Most of us are afraid of it, some of us can’t measure the differences between a failure and a limiter. The fact is success and failure go hand in hand. If you want to achieve your goals, you have to take risks and you have to go through the ordeal of embracing failure.