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One Door Closes – Another Opens

Ole Jørgen Brøm received a daunting message; he would never be able to run again. He replied by running The Marathon des Sables – twice and then he won the Backyard Ultra, running 29 hrs straight. Last Man Standing....

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Understanding FTP: VLa Max vs. Vo2 Max – What triathletes need to know

Written by Chris De Nil from Tri Connect Coaching https://www.sported.ae/coaches/chris-de-nil/ 1 September 2020 Why are we all chasing the magical FTP number? Yes I did as well, but my way of looking at FTP has totally changed since I...

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Dialing In With Matt Trautman – Pro Triathlete – Sponsored by Secret Training

Quick catch up with Matt about COVID in SA – how he kept his training up – tips for age groupers… Hey Matt how are you and how’s the family? How is the COVID situation in South Africa? We’re...

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When trail running becomes a lifestyle

Q&A with Dubai based trail runner Kathleen Leguin Originally from France, Kathleen, 34, switched from Thai boxing to trail running four years ago. She is pursuing her passion for running in the UAE, successfully taking part in some of...

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THE NRG DISTANCE CHALLENGE – SPONSORED BY SPORTED.AE

with 30% off selected packages for Sported Athletes and amazing prizes!! Take your September rides indoors and join this fun and interactive NRG Distance Ride Challenge, hosted by NRG Fitness, in Dubai Marina. Starting from 1st September your total...

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Exercising in the Heat and Humidity – Facts – Tips

As temperatures and humidity rise what are our top tips to beat the heat – why do we over-heat? The hot summer season requires us to think more about our training regimes. What do we notice when temperatures and...

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How I fell in love with Spartan

By Obstacle Course Racing champion Tina Ormuz. Tina is originally from Maienfeld in Switzerland, the little town that served as setting for the story of Heidi. This is where the similarity ends for Tina is a fierce competitor and...

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Q&A with Matt Dewhurst, Head Coach at MyTriClub Dubai

Ironically, Matt Dewhurst comes from Bolton UK, one of the most iconic Ironman destinations in Europe. He moved to the UAE originally as a football coach but helped Ben Parnell at MyTriClub Dubai when it was set up three...

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Self Sufficiency – The new Normal in Racing – How can Sported products help?

If you are like me you are eagerly awaiting the return of competitive mass participation events. There is nothing like the buzz of race morning and the lung busting effort required to chase down one of your competitors. We...

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Q&A with Ultra Runner Toni Metcalfe about her 12hr Run on a 800m loop in 50C

On June 27th, ultra-runner Toni Metcalfe decided to run for 12 hours around her block in Abu Dhabi. That day, she ran 73km on a 800m loop in an apparent air temperature of 50C. Since the beginning of May,...

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