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Podcast Episode 44: The World's Fittest Podcast Episode with Ross Edgley
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Podcast Episode 44: The World's Fittest Podcast Episode with Ross Edgley

UK-based athletic adventurer Ross Edgley talks with Nick and Heather just days before undertaking an unbelievable feat: swimming all the way around Great Britain at a very muscular 220-plus pounds. This is a true deep-dive into the limits of human training and performance, philosophy, and "strongman swimming," all of which come together in Edgley's new best-seller, "The World's Fittest Book." June 01, 2018 54 min read
Podcast Episode 41: Kris Gethin - Man of Ultra
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Podcast Episode 41: Kris Gethin - Man of Ultra

Our favorite bodybuilder-turned-triathlete stops by to discuss his latest challenge and triumph, a 50-kilometer high-desert ultramarathon in the middle of winter. The man who has famously "never missed a meal in 19 years" also talks about his recent experiment with intermittent fasting, and his next adventure: an unsupported ultra-triathlon in Yellowstone National Park! April 16, 2018 35 min read
Reduce Running Injuries With This Simple Trick
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Reduce Running Injuries With This Simple Trick

For many lifters, cardio is a necessary evil. Make even short bursts of running safer with this research-backed change to the way your feet hit the treadmill. March 28, 2018 2 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 25
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 25

Forget training, it's time to race! The ultimate test of Kris Gethin's unorthodox hybrid-athlete approach has arrived. Will he finish in one piece? Watch and be amazed. October 23, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 24
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 24

Kris starts the week by measuring his essential health and performance markers, and ends it watching wildlife from his back door in Coeur d'Alene on the eve of the big race. Is he ready? He'll find out soon. October 16, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 23
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 23

With just one more week to go, Kris tapers down in volume, but definitely not intensity. From deadlifting five plates with Alex Viada to doing a booty workout with an IFBB bikini pro to running with Mike Rashid, his taper is unlike any other! October 09, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 22
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 22

Kris dives in with some experienced triathletes for his most difficult ride to date—after training legs, of course. He then creates his own personal meditation retreat in the mountains. October 02, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 21
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 21

It's another busy week, but Kris' equipment is more cooperative and his training is more efficient. The countdown to race day is on! September 25, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 20
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 20

Kris pushes the limits of his lower body this week, but gets rewarded with some stellar views, as well as a run with one of his icons, none other than Dorian Yates. September 18, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 19
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 19

In this adventurous episode, Kris battles both illness and unbelievable physical challenges. The hardest day hike in the U.S.? Yeah, he runs it. September 10, 2017 2 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 18
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 18

Think Kris does nothing but lift, train, and eat? Think again! This week, he's on the road for business, training with famous friends, and wrapping up with an epic endurance weekend! September 03, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 17
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 17

With the half-Ironman out of the way, Kris' crosshairs are set firmly on the full Ironman, and his training is shifting dramatically. Is he up to the challenge? August 27, 2017 1 min read
What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running
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What Every Bodybuilder Needs To Know About Running

Kris Gethin has fundamentally changed his approach to cardio in recent months, but if you think he's lost his gains as well, you're sorely mistaken. Here's what he says every lifter should learn! August 22, 2017 3 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 16
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 16

He came, he saw, he conquered. Four months after beginning his training, Kris has completed a Half Ironman, and gained some wisdom in the process. Listen to him and learn from him. August 20, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 15
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 15

Is Kris Gethin's training setting him up to conquer a half-Ironman, or is he in for the battle of his life? This week, he'll find out. August 13, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 14
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 14

The countdown to the half Ironman begins in earnest this week, as Kris deloads in the gym and focuses on form and race-specific skills outside of it. This is getting real. August 06, 2017 1 min read
Expand Your Cardio Horizons With Trail Running
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Expand Your Cardio Horizons With Trail Running

Sick of cardio machines? Hit the trails to liven up your cardio workouts with fresh air and a challenging change of pace. July 30, 2017
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 13
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 13

A baker's dozen worth of weeks into this project, and Kris is hitting his stride. His workouts are as intense and punishing as ever, he's more confident in open water than ever before, and even his "bad days" biking or running are productive. July 30, 2017 2 min read
4 Bad Running Habits And How To Fix Them
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4 Bad Running Habits And How To Fix Them

If you're starting to get into running for the first time, take heed. You might think it's as simple as placing one foot in front of the other, but it's not. Nix bad running habits before you rack up the miles with these tips. July 26, 2017 3 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 12
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 12

Kris Gethin never fails to throw his full effort into each set and rep. But when the goal is to be a Man of Iron, he has three times the opportunities to test his limits. This week, after a full slate of hard training, he leaps right into an impromptu Olympic-distance tri. July 23, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 11

A 10-mile run on Saturday. Cycling 80 miles and a three-mile run on Sunday. Chest, tris, and swimming bright and early Monday morning. That's the life Kris Gethin is leading right now, and sometimes, the sheer workload is even hard for him, the master of high-volume training, to wrap his brain around. July 16, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 10
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 10

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor a very long plane ride can keep Kris from completing his daily workout. July 09, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 9
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 9

While in Europe for both work and holiday, Kris ventures out of the gym for a high-altitude adventure, then ventures in to the hotel gym for minimalist workouts. This is how hybrid athletes make the most of every day, no matter where they are! July 02, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 8
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 8

Think your hectic schedule doesn't allow for quality training? Kris Gethin politely disagrees. During a week packed with work and international jet-setting, he still finds time for both the weights and lung-melting endurance work. This week's training is what Man of Iron is all about! June 25, 2017 1 min read
Kris Gethin Is On The Starting Line!
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Kris Gethin Is On The Starting Line!

This weekend, the Man of Iron is facing his first half-Ironman. Is he up to the task? Follow his progress here. June 22, 2017
Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 7
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Kris Gethin: Man Of Iron, Week 7

After six weeks of practicing every swimming drill in the book, Kris and Sunshine enter an open water swim competition for the first time. Will they power to the beach or struggle to keep their heads above water? June 18, 2017 1 min read
Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron
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Podcast Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron

You may know Kris Gethin the bodybuilder, but Kris Gethin the ultra-endurance athlete? That's a new one. But not only is the master of pain training to do an Ironman triathlon, he's doing it in a fraction of the time that athletes usually take. In this episode, Kris talks with us about what will surely be a wild ride. April 30, 2017 26 min read
Kris Gethin: Man of Iron
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Kris Gethin: Man of Iron

Over the last decade, you've watched as Kris Gethin built muscle, burned fat, and transformed his body along with yours. Now he's embracing a challenge like nothing you've ever seen. While continuing to train like a bodybuilder, he will also prepare himself for a full-distance triathlon: a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride, and a full marathon of 26.22 miles. His goals: put his mind and body through hell, defy the odds, and become a hybrid athlete. April 23, 2017 4 min read
Workout For Improving Your 40-Yard Dash Time!
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Workout For Improving Your 40-Yard Dash Time!

Obviously, improving your 40-yard dash is one of the best things you can do to improve your performance in almost any sport. The workout program below will help you get faster in record time! July 23, 2016 1 min read
An Interview With Vegan Ironman Triathlete Brendan Brazier
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An Interview With Vegan Ironman Triathlete Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier is a professional Ironman triathlete based in Vancouver B.C. He started his running career in 1990 and has been pro since 1998. February 17, 2005 5 min read