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Everything You Need to Know About Glycogen

Your primer on the foremost fuel you need when you want to go fast<p>“Glycogen is gold.” Those are the words of Iñigo San Millán, PhD, of The University of Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance Center (CUSM&PC) in Boulder, Colorado. Hyperbole? Perhaps. But fact is you can’t win gold—or even go for …

Nutrition

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Triathlete.com Training<p>Meredith Atwood Lifestyle<p>Triathlete.com News<p>Triathlete.com Training<p>Chris Foster Training<p>Marty Munson Training<p>Jené Shaw Getting …

The Best Test Sets for Swimming

<i>Swim coach Gale Bernhardt gives a few suggestions for establishing your test pace for swimming and how to use it to design future workouts.</i><p>I have my …

Swimming

4 Speed Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Age-group runner Julie Thienel of Maryland doesn’t like the track, but she does like speed work. “I think the road much better mimics race conditions …

Marathons

Swim Kick Sets You Won’t Hate

<i>If the words “kick set” instill frustration, put the kickboard away and try one of these different methods.</i><p>Many triathletes have a hard time with the …

Swimming

A Look At SwimRun Races—And Other Unconventional Formats

<i>Swimrun and unconventional race formats are drawing a crowd looking for their next adventure. Are you?</i><p>Got a bit of the “been there, done that” …

Triathlons

Evolve Your Training For Your 40s, 50s And 60s

While triathlon is a fountain of youth for many, it’s important that the maturing triathlete doesn’t reapply the same training strategy year after …

Get Faster On The Bike (Without Training More)

<i>Look at the three main factors that affect cycling speed to determine what you should focus on outside of your aerobic fitness.</i><p>What is a realistic …

Triathlons

One-Hour Workout For Triathletes: Build Swim Endurance And Improve Technique

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!). This week we’re looking back on one of our most</i> …

Exercise

One-Hour Workout: Swim Broken Endurance Countdown

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s swim workout comes from Dave Sheanin, a …

Swimming

3 Bread-And-Butter Interval Workouts

<i>Add these bread-and-butter interval workouts to your running repertoire to boost speed and endurance.</i><p>British Olympic gold medalist Sebastian Coe once …

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 …

Swim Vocabulary 101

<i>Feeling lost during your Masters workout? Brush up on common pool workout terms with our glossary.</i><p><b>Descend</b><br>(ex: “4×100 on 2:00, descend 1–4”): The goal …

One hour workout Archives

Jené Shaw Getting Started<p>Chris Foster Training<p>Triathlete.com Training<p>Chris Foster Gear & Tech<p>Marni Sumbal, R.D. Nutrition<p>John Newsom Getting …

Quick Set Friday: Fast-Paced Swim + Deck Strength

<i>Triathlete</i> contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in …

10 Most Popular Training Articles Of 2014

How Strong Is Your Swim Kick?

A poor kick in the pool could be attributed to a lack of flexibility in your ankles. Triathletes coming from a running background tend to have long …

A Better Triathlon Brick Workout | Triathlete.com

<i>A unique way of doing the traditional triathlon brick workout.</i><p>Triathlons are typically won on the run. Unfortunately, the typical triathlete jumps …

Simple Half-Ironman Nutrition Advice

<i>Matt Fitzgerald provides advice on developing a nutrition attack plan for a half-ironman distance race.</i><p>Last summer I received an e-mail from Bob, who …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine butter, oil, and chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water until chocolate almost fully melts, …

Why You Should Consider Indoor Training On The Bike

<i>Andy Potts regularly turns in top bike splits off of mostly indoor training. But can that strategy work for age-groupers?</i><p>As indoor riding studios and …

13 Tomato Pastas for the End of Summer

As much as you hate to admit it, you need to give raw tomatoes a rest. You know that you’ll be pining for them come winter, but right now, you’ve exhausted all the possibilities. You've had your fill of raw tomatoes in salads, on BLTs, in gazpacho, and on bruschetta, and now you're ready for …

Make the Most of Your Trainer Time with These Indoor Cycling Workouts

Riding indoors doesn't have to be dull—and it can put you on the fast track to fitness<p>Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts …

Mad Men

How To Buy Prescription Cycling Glasses

See the road or trail more clearly with prescription eyewear made for cycling<p><b>Explore Your Options</b><br>Here's good news if you wear glasses: Advances in lens design have led to an abundance of corrective-eyewear choices. Now, only the strongest prescriptions require lens inserts, which can limit frame …

Optometry

One-Hour Workout: Bike Sprint Simulation

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Leslie Knibb, is a …

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

Exercise

How To Pick The Right Gel Or Sports Drink For You

<i>With hundreds of sports nutrition products on the market, the once simple process of choosing a gel or sports drink now requires a degree in sports</i> …

Greek-Style Chicken Wraps

How to Make It<p>Place tomatoes, olives, feta, juice, oregano, oil, pepper, chicken, and cucumber in a large bowl; toss to combine. Spread 1 tablespoon …