Ready, Set, Race!

Follow along on SHAPE’s official race training blog as SHAPE editors and contributors conquer new fitness milestones such as a triathlon, half-marathon, obstacle race, and a 545-mile bike ride!

Ready, Set, Race

Follow along on SHAPE’s official race training blog as SHAPE editors and contributors conquer new fitness milestones such as a triathlon, half-marathon, obstacle race, and a 545-mile bike ride!

I've been biking long enough to know that this sport is really just a hobby (no Olympics—as a competitor, anyway—in my future).

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When you're planning to sit for a very long time every single day—such as in an office chair or a living room couch—you want the most comfortable seat available.

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My first week of training hasn't gone exactly as planned.

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I love terrifying myself to improve my fitness—it's what I do to stay motivated and keep bad habits (like watching an entire season of Girls in one butt-numbing sitting) in chec...

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After six weeks of biking my brains out and building up so much anxiety about this physical challenge that I gave myself tummy-aches, I finally completed...

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Don't be fooled: Six weeks to train for 200 miles and nearly 13,000 feet of climbing ove...

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Last week I walked into a GNC and thought I was being so smart buying this...

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It's strange how inspiration always rears its head in the most unusual ways.

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Hawaii, as I discovered last week, is a cycling mecca.

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This was the question posed by Giant Bicycles, a major sponsor of YSC's Tour de Pink, to breast ca...

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