Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Endurance


Related Topics

  
  President's Column: The power of endurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In a moral universe, the true spirit of endurance is to remain faithful and true to one's calling and conscience to the point of death, in spite of mounting pressures to compromise.
Endurance takes on a larger meaning, when we think of success not with respect to achieving a career goal, but in terms of assessing one's entire life.
I suggest that endurance is a priceless virtue, because without it, no one can ever maintain their integrity and complete their mission in a corrupt and crooked world.
www.meaning.ca /articles04/president/endurance-may04.htm   (2642 words)

  
 Horses - Endurance Riding - Equiworld - Equestrian Information - horses and ponies on the internet
Although organised endurance rides were held in the US as early as the mid- 1800s, the modern sport of endurance riding really began in the in 1955 when the Tevis Cup, a one day 100 mile ride from Squaw Valley, Nevada to Auburn California, was first run.
Endurance Riding is a sport for everyone, with rides to suit every ability and age, from 10 mile pleasure ride right up to endurance rides of 100 miles in a day, and longer over several days.
Although endurance rides are often hotly contested, at every level of endurance the welfare of the horse is paramount, with the strictest veterinary checks of all horse sports, and awards for best condition often being regarding as important as wining.
www.equiworld.net /uk/sports/endurance/index.htm   (334 words)

  
 Shackleton Antarctic Endurance Expedition Photography 1915
Endurance with England having lost both poles to the Norwegians, Shackleton was determined to be the first to cross the Antarctic by foot and claim the last prize in polar exploration for Britain.
A week after the war began, Shackleton and his crew of twenty-seven seamen and scientists set sail on the Endurance not to be heard from for nearly two years.
For Shackleton and the men of the Endurance it was a particularly cold winter, and the pack ice of the Weddell Sea extended further north than anyone could remember.
www.shackleton-endurance.com   (356 words)

  
 endurance training   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
For endurance athletes, two of the key problems associated with getting older are a gradual decline in muscle mass and a potential loss of bone density.
Endurance Athletes Workouts: You may (mistakenly) think this training method is old hat, but it is brilliant for endurance athletes.
Endurance Athletes Immune Systems: Endurance athletes who swill a carbohydrate drink are not only helping their muscles but also their immune systems.
www.pponline.co.uk /encyc/endurance-training.htm   (1340 words)

  
 EnduranceWorld.net: 2004 Abu Dhabi Arabian Nights CEI*** - Oreana Idaho, USA
The Arabian horse has for centuries been an integral part of the culture of the people of the Arab nations, and Endurance Riding is the ultimate test of the physical ability of this breed and the strength and horsemanship of the rider.
Al Wathba was the top Endurance stable in the UAE in 2003 and Sheikh Mansoor, who is an active endurance competitor himself, stays involved in all aspects of the sport.
The involvement and promotion of Endurance by the Royal families of United Arab Emirates is felt in all of the 60 countries, 5 continents, that maintain Endurance Riding programs.
www.enduranceworld.net /events/2004Arabiannights/note1.html   (1095 words)

  
 Endurance Training - to develop the energy production systems to meet the demands of the event
Aerobic endurance is developed through the use of continuous and interval running.
Strength endurance is used to develop the athlete's capacity to maintain the quality of their muscles' contractile force.
Pure Endurance - Pure Endurance was created to provide endurance athletes with the best products, research, and current events for their particular sport.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /enduranc.htm   (849 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Endurance": Books: Alfred Lansing,Frank Hurley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When the Endurance steamed south into the splitting ice pack of the Weddel Sea in the summer of 1914, she carried aboard the renowned British explorer Earnest Shackleton.
The Endurance was specially designed and massively constructed by one of the world's finest shipyards, staffed with scientists and qualified volunteers and outfitted with meticulously tested equipment.
The Endurance sank into the fl water, and left the 30 exhausted men marooned on the treacherous melting ice flows of the storm-churned antarctic sea.
www.amazon.com /Endurance-Alfred-Lansing/dp/029764680X   (2178 words)

  
 Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Press Release Images: Opportunity
This map of "Endurance" Crater was made by combining images from the camera on NASA's orbiting Mars Global Surveyor with images from the NASA Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity descent image motion estimation system, panoramic and navigation cameras.
Scientists are very interested in exploring the interior and exterior material around the crater's rim for clues to the processes that formed the crater, as well as the rocks and textures that define the crater.
The image was taken on sol 116 of the rover's journey (May 1, 2004), from "Panoramic Position 2" on the southeast side of the crater.
marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov /gallery/press/opportunity/20040602a.html   (841 words)

  
 Endurance™ - a new typeface family from Ascender
Endurance is a comprehensive typeface family with a variety of weights from light to fl with true italics.
The name Endurance lends itself to the fact that the typeface was designed to work well under extreme conditions from billboards to mobile phone screens.
Endurance is a trademark of Ascender Corporation and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or other jurisdictions.
www.ascendercorp.com /endurance.html   (347 words)

  
 Endurance (1912 ship) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Endurance was the three-masted barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed for the Antarctic on the 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.
By the time she was launched on December 17, 1912, Endurance was perhaps the strongest wooden ship ever built, with the possible exception of the Fram, the vessel used by Fridtjof Nansen and later by Roald Amundsen.
Today's modern HMS Endurance, nicknamed The Red Plum, is a class 1A1 ice-breaker, bought from Norway in 1992 where she had been known as MV Polar Circle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Endurance_(1912_ship)   (1486 words)

  
 Crosswalk.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Born in a context of hostility, persecution, and the death of their Lord and his disciples, the endurance of Christians in the face of persecution and temptation underlies most the New Testament.
They view endurance as a crucial aspect of a human's response in faithfulness to the gracious, loving God who in giving Christ provides acceptance and salvation (John 3:16).
It is a key element in adequately arming the Christian for endurance in the battle against the forces of evil (Eph 6:18).
bible.crosswalk.com /Dictionaries/BakersEvangelicalDictionary/bed.cgi?number=T225   (560 words)

  
 Chapter 4: Exercise Examples-Endurance Exercises
Build up your endurance gradually, starting out with as little as 5 minutes of endurance activities at a time, if you need to.
Your goal is to build up to a total of at least 30 minutes of endurance exercise on most or all days of the week.
Endurance exercises are any activity - walking, jogging, swimming, raking - that increases your heart rate and breathing for an extended period of time.
weboflife.ksc.nasa.gov /exerciseandaging/chapter4_endurance.html   (862 words)

  
 Endurance Tablet PC @ SpeechGear.com
The Endurance’s 9” display with 1024 x 600 resolution is both transmissive and reflective, making it viewable in all lighting conditions, from bright sunlight to no light.
The Endurance comes standard with a multi-element noise-canceling directional microphone array and a four speaker audio system to produce audio output that can be easily understood even in noisy environments.
The Endurance Tablet PC is designed to handle all the rain, dust, mud, bumps and drops that happen when working outdoors.
www.speechgear.com /endpc.aspx   (289 words)

  
 Endurance
Endurance is something most tracking trainers may not have given much thought.
Although I have trained my dogs for endurance in the field many times in the past, Sally is the only tracking training instructor who ever told me that she teaches endurance to students.
Endurance training for tracking seems to be a greatly overlooked area for improvement, which I heartily recommend.
www.basset.net /craig5.html   (1029 words)

  
 Endurance (1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
"Endurance" Making it a point to see every film that is released, It's always a drag when I dread seeing some of the new stuff.
"Endurance" was not high on my list due to its' Terrence Malick connections and Disney origins, two things that make me sick to my stomach.
At 83 minutes, "Endurance" is winning is almost every way possible.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0120659   (541 words)

  
 Endurance
Endurance Yacht Charters is based in Coffs Harbour, on the north coast of New South Wales.
This area is renowned for the ‘most livable climate in the world’, and also for the pristine environment of the Solitary Islands Marine Park where the tropical and temperate water currents meet.
The Australian ketch ‘Endurance’ is a fully approved commercial vessel, and our experienced and friendly crew will offer you the best customer service available.
www.endurance.com.au   (308 words)

  
 First Endurance: EFS Endurance Bar : Bars
Endurance is the crowning quality, and patience all the passion of great hearts.
First Endurance sponsored cyclists, triathletes, runners and swimmers have worked closely with First Endurance on the development of the new endurance bar.
This feedback was compiled and evaluated and the appropriate changes were made to ensure the bar is exactly what endurance athletes require for racing and training.
www.endurancezone.com /?i=products&prodID=724   (405 words)

  
 Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd.
In creating a diversified portfolio of specialty lines, we have brought together the talent and resources that we believe are necessary to fully analyze and address each line of business in which we operate.
Endurance's approach relies on an understanding of how to insure risk, and is carried out by experienced industry professionals.
With an A- (Excellent) A.M. Best rating, an A- (Strong) Standard & Poor's rating and approximately $2.3 billion in capital, Endurance is positioning itself to be a long-term competitor in the insurance and reinsurance industry guided by a strong sense of discipline and caution.
www.endurance.bm   (127 words)

  
 Bountyvrienden
Endurance rijden is een van de snelst groeiende, opwindendste en meest diervriendelijke takken van paardensport.
De hoofdzaak van het endurance rijden vanaf klasse K1V is het zo snel mogelijk afleggen van een uitgezette route.
Endurance is het rijden van wedstrijden van minimaal 30 tot maximaal 160 kilometer, gereden op tijd, door prachtigste natuurgebieden via uitgezette routes.
groups.msn.com /bountyvrienden/endurance.msnw   (1120 words)

  
 CNN.com - Scientists create 'endurance' mouse - August 14, 2002
Doctors say the discovery may one day lead to new treatments for people who are bedridden or have degenerative muscle disease, and could prove to be a wonder drug for endurance athletes like long distance runners or cross country skiers.
Endurance athletes train long and hard to build up slow-twitch muscle fibers, called Type I fibers, which are long and lean and can keep pumping for long periods of aerobic exercise.
Further, in an endurance test at a Texas laboratory, the bioengineered muscle turned out to contract efficiently two and a half times longer than regular muscle.
edition.cnn.com /2002/TECH/science/08/14/mouse.endurance   (438 words)

  
 Bodybuilding.com - Endurance Products Listing! Find The Best Endurance Supplements!
Endurance is the act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress.
Endurance is determined by a few factors, most of which are out of our control.
These products were specifically designed to help you increase your endurance, and aid you in becoming the best you can be.
www.bodybuilding.com /store/endurance.htm   (180 words)

  
 :: Bahrain World Endurance :: News
Williams asserted the FEI's satisfaction with what the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation has accomplished during their preparations for this event in terms of transporting the horses to the stables at the village.
Twenty-Four riders were provisionally selected for the Bahrain national endurance squad to take part in the World Junior Endurance Championship to be held in Bahrain from December 15 to 18 at the Endurance Village premises in Sakhir.
Each of the riders has completed at least one 120km endurance ride since November last year and are accustomed to pacing distances according to the physical build of their horse and the terrain and weather conditions.
www.bahrainendurance.com /world/world_news.asp   (6263 words)

  
 ! Tips for Soccer Moms and Dads: Endurance
Activities such as walking, swimming or distance running, or team sports such as soccer, team handball or lacrosse, involve the large muscle groups of the body in continuous, submaximal contraction, and thus constitute an effective exercise mode for the buildup and maintenance of aerobic fitness.
Interval training and endurance running are excellent modes of exercise for the consolidation of a powerful combination of aerobic and anaerobic game related fitness.
Therefore, for further buildup of soccer endurance both pace and distance of training would have to be increased.
www.calstatela.edu /faculty/dfrankl/soccer/cvfit.htm   (546 words)

  
 EnduranceNet: What is Endurance Riding?
Endurance rides are races which vary in distance between 50 and 100 miles and are covered in a single day.
These rides are not considered endurance rides by AERC but are referred to as Limited Distance rides.
Although endurance rides are technically 'races' many (if not most) riders participate for completion rather than placing.
www.endurance.net /WhatIs   (290 words)

  
 Welcome to Endurance Karting
Through Endurance Karting, you’ll meet a wide variety of participating racers just like you that range from the novice enthusiast fulfilling a childhood dream of driving a race car to the veteran racer who’s looking for competitive track time.
Endurance Karting pioneered the European endurance karting concept in the United States with the goal of providing racing enthusiasts the opportunity to experience real wheel-to-wheel racing or use high-quality equipment in a karting school.
Endurance Karting is simply the ultimate teaching tool and the ultimate racing thrill that doesn’t cost a fortune.
www.endurancekarting.com   (471 words)

  
 Endurance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In equestrian sport, Endurance riding refers to long distance races (often 100 miles) by one horse-rider pair.
Endurance races include the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 24 Hours of Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring, and the Petit Le Mans, the Spa 24 Hours at Spa-Francorchamps, and Zolder 24 Hours in Belgium, as well as the 25 Hours of Thunderhill in California, and Takashi 24 in Japan.
Perhaps the most gruelling endurance race is the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, when some 200 cars start the race in uncertain weather conditions around a 23 kilometre track in Germany's Eifel mountain region.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Endurance   (426 words)

  
 Endurance Specialty Holdings | Investor Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Based in Bermuda, Endurance Specialty Holdings, through its operating subsidiaries, is a global provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance.
Endurance launched operations at the end of 2001 after raising approximately $1.2 billion from a diverse and well known group of investors.
At the heart of Endurance's approach is a focus on analysis.
phx.corporate-ir.net /phoenix.zhtml?c=137754&p=IROL-irhome   (112 words)

  
 :: Bahrain Endurance :: News
Horses must be at least 5 years old to qualify, and Mares obviously in advanced pregnancies or with foal at foot cannot be entered.
A horse should have completed 60 KM endurance ride, to be entered in any 80 KM ride.
Horses must be at least 6 years old to enter in any FEI endurance rides, and Mares obviously in advanced pregnancies or with foal at foot cannot be entered.
www.bahrainendurance.com /endurance_rules_local.asp   (327 words)

  
 FCA Endurance - Home
Hammer’s sponsorship of endurance sports ministry is not new.
Hammer Nutrition gave to FCA Endurance out of their pure desire to partner with us in ministering to the endurance sports world, and I hope you will all remember them in your prayers and when you are making nutritional supplement purchasing decisions.
In 2005 Barb retired from professional triathlon racing and has begun to share her love and knowledge of the sport with other athletes, through coaching, public speaking and conducting clinics with husband Loren.
www.fcaendurance.com   (589 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.