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Bike Sprints, Hill Sprints, push-ups and pull-ups for weight loss! by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:58pm Yesterday the weather was beautiful so I just had to train outside. I wanted to get a solid full body workout in and give my metabolism a boost as well so I decided to do a series of mini-workouts in a row. First I biked to the part in sprints, then I ran hill sprints with push-ups at the top, then I biked back sprinting, then I ran u ... Read on »
Sprint? Oly? Sprint? Oly? Hmmmmm.... by Kelownagurl Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jul 2010 12:00am So my "A" race this summer is supposed to be the Kelowna Apple Triathlon on August 22, 2010. The Apple was my first triathlon ever (2008) and this year it will be my 3rd time doing it, and my 6th tri in all. In 2008, I did the sprint and I had a time of 1:30:04. I did well on my swim and bike and had a so-so run time of 29:45. In 2009, my ... Read on »
Sprint Training: Rest Needed Between Sprints? by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 12:20pm Be careful not to turn your sprint training into general conditioning. You need adequate rest between sprints to be able to give maximum effort on each sprint. Running speed is critical in many sports. Some are born with more speed than others. You can improve your running speed no matter who you are! See Speed Camp vid ... Read on »
To sprint or not to sprint by Natasha A. Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 2:11pm Ok so when I do a running race I usually do sprint at the end just because it is ingrained in us that we need to finish strong.  But when I do a triathlon/duathlon and the swim or bike is at the finish sometimes I don't feel like I sprint to the finish.  Especially on the bike, I push as hard as possible throughout the whole course and the slow ... Read on »
Circuit Training and a Sprint Workout to Burn Fat and Lose Weight by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:36pm Long slow cardio is almost a complete waste of time for weight loss and burning fat. The more of this type of cardio you do, the more efficient your body becomes at not burning calories so the end result is you have workout longer and longer to burn the same amount of calories each session! The body adapts quickly, it does not want to lose fat, ne ... Read on »
Tabata Sprints for Maximum Fat Loss by Nathan D. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:41pm Everyone wants to lose weight in the least amount of time, but few people are effective at reducing their body fat levels and even fewer can keep it off! One of the most effective methods to burn body fat in a very short amount of time is the Tabata Sprint Protocol. Tabata Training was developed by speed skating coach Izumi Tabata at the Nation ... Read on »
Thank you, Insurance and the devil known as Sprint by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm I want to thank Milenka for her very helpful comment. I am definitely going to check out all of the things you suggested. Check out Milenka's drama at her blog. Onto my fiasco . . . So I got my insurance card yesterday. I've been waiting for it so I could schedule my followup appointment with the OB to get the infertility testing movi ... Read on »
Redman 2012 Spectating, Sprint & A New Kind of Crazy Brick! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 02 Oct 2012 12:24pm I've been to Redman for the 70.3 twice now, but this year I didn't plan to race. I just planned to support my training buddy's first Iron-distance effort. He's pretty much been training for 2 years, since he had to defer last year with an injury, but there was no way I was going to miss it. As is usually the case, when I decide not to do somet ... Read on »
How sprint interval training leads to longer calorie burn: new research by Madsweat Health Maven Posted Sat 13 Oct 2012 12:15pm How sprint interval training leads to longer calorie burn: new research : A new study, shows that exercisers can burn as many as 200 extra calories in as little as 2.5 minutes of concentrated effort a day—as long as longer periods of easy recovery is scattered in, a practice known as sprint interval training. This finding could make exercise m ... Read on »
madsweat: Happy Fitness Friday!!  Arizona Spartan Sprint! Have... by Madsweat Health Maven Posted Mon 20 Jan 2014 11:02pm madsweat : Happy Fitness Friday!!  Arizona Spartan Sprint! Have any of you ever thought of Running a Spartan Race? Well heres you chance! The Spartan Sprint its just - 3+ MILES run oh and 15+ OBSTACLES… but you should expect the + :). Read on »