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The Perfect Pain Cave For Your Budget

<i>Regardless of your budget, you can create a room that will make you look forward to sweating indoors.</i><p>Commonly referred to as a “pain cave,” your …

Sessions To Spice Up The Indoor Trainer

Whether you live on the snow-locked Colorado Front Range or in your office for 13 hours a day, the indoor trainer is a key part of many riders’ …

Swim-Based Endurance for All Athletes

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: The Breaking Muscle Swimming Workouts are programmed by Jake Shoemaker, an elite athlete in his own right and highly experienced</i> …

Swimming

Three Ways to Work Cycling Into a Running Plan

Riding a bike is a great form of active recovery, but it can also help you become fitter and stronger.<p><i>Nicolas asks: I love to cycle, and I’m training for a few running races from 5K to half marathon this season. Do you have any specific cycling workouts that will complement my training?</i><p>If I had my …

Cycling

Workout of the Week: 10K Overdistance Intervals

<i>This challenging speed workout helps build fitness and boost confidence leading up to your goal race.</i><p>The challenge of finishing a marathon or …

The 5 Best Swimming Drills to Get Jacked in the Pool

There will be days this summer when your outdoor workouts are perfect. You’ll breeze through a HIIT routine or bang out a bodyweight workout at a …

3 Effective High Intensity Interval Training Workouts

matthew hanlon/corbis<p><b>HIIT WORKOUTS TO TRY</b><p><b>1. Step to HIIT:</b><p>From Latorya Watts, Figure Olympia Champion.<p>Cycle in this shoulder and leg HIIT session to …

How To Train The 80/20 Way

The most fundamental variables of triathlon training are volume and intensity. In lay terms, volume is how much you swim, bike and run and intensity …

One-Hour Workout: Building Tempo Run

Photo: Shutterstock.comPhoto: Shutterstock.com<i>Every Wednesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or …

Open-water swim technique: 11 common mistakes triathletes make - Open-water swimming technique for triathletes: 11 common mistakes

8 Sighting infrequently<p>This goes hand in hand with the previous mistake… There’s no denying that you will swim straighter when you sight regularly. …

Video: Open Water How-To Series

Learn how to master four key open-water skills with this video series.The post Video: Open Water How-To Series appeared first on Triathlete.com.

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

Fitness

4 Swim Sets For 70.3 Training

These 2,000–2,500-yard sets are designed to improve the swim at your next half-Ironman. Each set replicates the speed changes, distance and other …

The 30-20-10 Run Workout

<i>Regular fartlek-style workouts can up your performance while decreasing training time.</i><p>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has …

Exercise

Ready, Set, Run! Training Plans for a 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon

5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon Training Plans<p>Run a 5K in 6 Weeks<p><b>Why try it:</b> Running can kick-start a healthier lifestyle or help you bust through a …

The Best Super-Fast Fat-Burning Treadmill Workout

Burn Fat FastHere's the best-ever metabolism-boosting treadmill workout.If you're under the impression treadmill workouts are snooze fests reserved …

Exercise

How To Successfully Execute A Swim-Focused Block

<i>Focus next month on your pool mileage with a swim training block.</i> A swim-specific training block is a great tactic to make a breakthrough in speed, …

Perfect your running technique: 11 key components

Considering the importance the run has on the overall time and performance in a triathlon, it’s surprising that it’s often the most overlooked …

Why You Should Definitely Try Hill Workouts

Photo by Shutterstock.com<p>Approaching an upcoming hill during a run can be intimidating, to say the least. It often elicits some huffing and puffing …

Improve Your Swim Cadence

<i>Traditionally swim training and drills for triathletes have looked at distance per stroke and trying to lower this rate. While distance per stroke is</i> …

Yoga for Runners

5 Poses Every Runner Can Use By: Aly Raymer | February 25, 2016<p>The benefits of yoga practice are endless. Seriously, it creates a heightened sense of …

Yoga

Everything Runners Need To Know About Interval Training

All types of interval training depend upon a correct pairing of the faster repetition and recovery interval to ensure maximum benefit. Photo: Mario …

Everything Runners Need To Know About Interval Training | Page 2 of 2

Applying Gerschler’s Insight to Modern Training<p>Of course, modern interval training has evolved to target multiple fitness adaptations, not just …