Running is pure!  As long as man has been upright, we have been running.  No equipment is necessary; the possibilities of where your own two feet and your determination can take you are endless. Today may be about challenging yourself, racing the clock, a new distance or your fellow competitors, but ultimately it is just you in your running shoes working to the best of your ability. Zoom Performance coaches have what it takes to guide you to reach your next level – be it your first 5k, a PR, or racing Boston – and achieve your potential.

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Strength Training for Endurance Sports

Strength training is a component of fitness often overlooked by endurance athletes. The excuse often heard is, “I’ve got limited time to train and don’t want to take time away from my sport.” The irony is that by incorporating strength training into your training program, you can make big gains in your desired specific...

Beat the Heat: Essential Racing Strategies for Hot Weather

When nearing a race, few things can be as disheartening as an extended forecast with temps north of 80 degrees.  This is because experienced athletes know that of the many race day challenges, extreme heat presents a unique and dangerous wildcard.  This makes adapting your preparation, approach and execution crucial to ensuring you have...

Optimize Your Training with Metrics & Testing

For many casual endurance athletes, assessing performance and tracking metrics begins and ends with a training journal.  Athletes diligently chart training mileage along with their performance on race day, using the limited data set to tweak their recipe and improve. While this approach can be effective for moderate gains, the science of training has...

Zoom Performance Partners with Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series

Zoom Performance is excited to announce a new partnership with the Iowa Mountain Bike Championship Series (IMBCS) for 2016! We’re joining forces with the organizers of the mountain bike racing scene in Iowa to help open the door to those who want to try the sport for the first time, as well as support...