Voices Of The 2014 Tor Des Géants
[Editor’s Note: The fifth edition of the Tor des Géants took place on the ridges and passes of Italy’s Aosta Valley from September 7 through 13, 2014. The 206-mile race features some 78,700 feet of climbing, and participants are given 150 hours to complete the route.
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The Greatest Fitness Tips. Ever.
Three decades ago, endurance training consisted of pretty much one workout: all-out, all the time. Then fitness went mainstream, CEOs started wearing spandex, and “sports scientist” became a legitimate career goal. The result? Periodization, VO2 max, functional strength, and more.
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The Contradiction of Rob Krar
In the summer of 2013, a then-36-year-old night pharmacist from Hamilton, Ontario, entered the Western States Endurance Run, one of the world’s most competitive 100-mile races. It would be the farthest he’d ever run—by 50 miles.
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Falling Off Edges: Hardrock 2014
Erik Skaggs and I are in Timothy Olson’s crew vehicle with the man himself.
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