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XTERRA Worlds Athlete Profile: Mike Dorr

Name: Mike Dorr Division: 40 - 44 age group Where do you live? Avon, CO Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? this will be my 4th time worlds  What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? I just love the competition, heat...

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Maui Focus : Resiliency

Thriving under pressure is important for high performance in any sport, but in XTERRA you are not only racing other competitors on a tough course, but you also need to be prepared for variables that might be out of your control and challenges that may...

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Maui Focus and The Aggregation of Marginal Gains

With the XTERRA World Championships rapidly approaching athletes are analyzing their fitness and performances to date trying to figure out how to best focus their time so that they can perform the best on race day. Sometimes this means taking a look at many aspects...

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Benny Smith Heads to XTERRA Worlds

Name: Benny Smith Division: Pro Where do you live? I dwell in a cave near Aspen CO Have you raced at the  XTERRA World Championship before? Yeh What aspect of the XTERRA World Championship are you most excited or least excited about? I can’t choose. They’re all pretty gnarly. What are your expectations...

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Championship Season

 August and September often mark the point in the season where athletes are starting to gear up for their most important race or races of the season   These “championship” races are often the ones you have been planning for all season using the first half of...

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GRIT

Grit is that deep-seated drive to persevere despite obstacles, however long or difficult the road.   Like most other character traits, grit is not something you are born with, but something you develop through life experience.  More specifically it is a trait that can only be forged...

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Introduction to Distance Running Technique

  In this piece, they share six key distance running techniques: Stride Rate Despite the running speed, stride rate should stay within a narrow range. At race pace, cadence should be at or above 180 steps per minute, or 90 revolutions per minute (counting one leg).  Suunto uses...

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Avoiding the Summer Slump

We often see athletes that go into the spring super fit after a long winter of consistent training. They often don’t feel ready for that first race but end up doing well and are super excited about the rest of the season, only to end...

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