But what if triathletes could improve performance without logging extra distance on the road or in the water? Well that is the very promise made by Triathletes in Motion.
The Commonwealth Games is a unique, world class event which is held once every four years and is often referred to as the ‘Friendly Games’ and is the third largest multi-sport event after the Olympics and the Asian Games
More than 4,500 athletes will compete across 17 events in the next 11 days.
A new study published in the journal PAIN finds that triathletes feel less pain than casual exercisers.
Triathletes train and compete in a gruelling mix of three endurance sports and push themselves beyond what most of us can endure.
However, little is known about what gives them these abilities but a possible explanation has been put forward by two physical therapy researchers at Tel Aviv University who recruited 19 triathletes and 17 non-athletes for their study.
Eight venues were being used for twelve current and future Olympic and Paralympic sports: Fencing, Rugby Sevens, Gymnastics, Hockey, Badminton, Athletics, Cycling, Judo, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball and Wheelchair Basketball.
In addition there were disability events in six sports: Athletics, Fencing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Cycling and Wheelchair Basketball.
The latest New Titles Catalogue is now available for download from the Human Kinetics website.
In it you will find details of all the exciting new books, DVDs and CDs that we will be publishing from July until the end of December 2013.
It covers the whole spectrum of interest and subject areas including academic, physical education, sports, and health and fitness.
The printed version will be sent out to UK and European customers in the next few days, but if you can’t wait until then or live outside Europe, then you can get an electronic copy right now. Download it here >>