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How Running Power Meters Work

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 | By Jim Vance

Run power meters are the newest way for runners and triathletes to measure their workload and analyze their efforts. Coach Jim Vance explains what these power meters measure, how they work, and how you can use the data to be a better runner.

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Training

How Running Power Meters Work

Run power meters are the newest way for runners and triathletes to measure their workload and analyze their efforts. Coach Jim Vance explains what these power meters measure, how they work, and how you can use the da...

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Nutrition

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Low sodium levels, known as Hyponatremia, is more common that many athletes realize. The effects range from a decrease performance to potentially fatal if left uncontrolled. Learn more from hydration expert Andy Blow...

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Coaching

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