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16 Triathlon Nutrition Blunders and How to Avoid Them

IRONMAN world champion Michellie Jones has seen every pitfall in the book. Learn from her wisdom and employ her strategies.

Nutrition

How can I increase the length of my swim stroke?

<b>It's nice to see the words ‘stroke rate’ used when referring to speed. Sometimes we get too preoccupied with lowering our stroke count and go beyond</b> …

Swimming

Is it better to train indoors or outdoors?

One of the reasons we Brits love to talk about the weather is because of how variable it can be. In winter we can be out in relatively mild and sunny …

Extreme Weather

The European Long Distance Triathlon Championship Will Be In Madrid

The post The European Long Distance Triathlon Championship Will Be In Madrid appeared first on TriRadar.

Beginner's Luck

<i>Step one: Decide that you will. Keep the promise to yourself.</i><p>When I started in the sport of triathlon, I could not swim or bike or run. Judging by my …

3 Things Every New Swimmer Needs to Know

<i>Knowing the answers to these three common questions can boost your swim split—and take the drag out of training.</i><p>Q. Do I really have to do flip …

What to eat during a duathlon

To race a 10km run, 40km bike and 5km run you need to fuel a moderately hard effort until the end of the bike leg, then have enough left in the tank …

Dear Coach: When Can I Get Back To Speedwork?

<i>How can I safely get back into speedwork after running inconsistently for the past couple of months?</i><p>Ah, speedwork. It hurts so good! But alas, if it …

How to plan your race season

For this article we are imagining your A-race is scheduled for August. You can enhance your calendar by adding other events in February, March, April …

The Best Way to Incorporate Strength Training Into Your Training for Triathlon's & Marathon's

This is a great wee workout for runners and triathletes to include in their training a couple of times a week to build and enhance their strength …

Training with TSS vs. hrTSS: What’s the difference?

When athletes switch from heart rate-based training to training with power, one of the first things they often notice is how much more “stressful” …

Workload

4 Yoga Poses Designed to Make You More Aero

Based on tried and tested yoga positions, these four moves have been tweaked to target a triathlete’s tightest spots: the hamstrings, quads, hip …

How Cold Is Too Cold to Train?

<i>When it comes down to it, wearing the proper clothing is the most important factor.</i><p>As frigid temperatures take over most of the country, most people …

Aero road helmets: 9 of the best reviewed

Your cycling helmet offers a great opportunity to improve your aerodynamics because it meets clean air. The way that the air is separated, passes …

Helmets

Weak core muscles can cause lower back pain

<b>Runners with weak deep core muscles are more prone to developing chronic low back pain say scientists.</b><p>To examine the role of the superficial and deep …

Torpedo Kick With Fins - The Most Overlooked Drill In Swimming?

<b>Clinics, Camps and 1to1s:</b><b><br>North America</b><b><br>Connecticut 1 day Swim Clinic Jan. 12</b><b><br>South Carolina Video Analysis</b><b><br>Calgary Squads</b><b><br>Calgary Video Analysis</b><b><br>San Diego</b> …

Swimming

Zwift-ing with Lionel Sanders

On Wednesday, Lionel Sanders hosted a group workout session on popular virtual training platform Zwift, and had enormous success. Over 300 riders …

New Virtual Racing Series Might Actually Make You Want to Try Virtual Racing

New York Road Runners and Strava introduce a new, real-world incentive for runners to race by Internet in 2018.<p>When virtual racing first came on the scene, back about a decade ago, we were fascinated. Run wherever you happen to be in the world, at a time that's convenient for you, and still …

Why Amateur Triathletes Shouldn’t Train Like the Pros | Triathlete.com

<i>A balanced life is key to success for the amateur triathletes says coach Matt Dixon. Enjoy this excerpt from his new book,</i> Fast-Track Triathlete<i>.</i><p>I …

What Do I Think About When I Race?

<i>Four writers give us a glimpse inside their minds.</i><p>Proving Myself Wrong<p><b>By: Susan Lacke</b><p>The writing process is the worst thing for one’s …

Mark Allen on Body Image

<b>By Mark Allen</b>In October of 1982 I arrived at the hallowed grounds called Ali’i Drive in Kona—the thin ribbon of road that has been run on by the …

Why Do I Binge Eat? What Can I Do Instead?

A: Every triathlete occasionally eats more than they mean to, or more than they wish they had. It’s normal and nothing to worry about, as long as it …

8 Nutrition Tips To Help You Kick-Start the 2018 Season

<i>The holidays are over, the new year is here, and the “off-season” is quickly coming to an end. It’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to</i> …

Getting Started in RUNNING Training Plan (BEGINNER 4 weeks - Start Any Time) 4 Weeks to 4km

A lot of people are keen to give running a try, (especially as part of their New Years Resolution) but are unsure how to get started. This training …

From Pro Surfer to Prisoner to Pro Triathlete | Triathlete.com

<i>Aussie Clint Kimmins had a rather odd route to becoming a pro triathlete. At age 20 he was a professional surfer with the talent to become one of the</i> …

A day in the life | Swim analysis with Guelph's pros

Guelph, Ontario is a hub for some of the country’s best triathlon talent. In part one of our video series with three 70.3 stars — Cody Beals, Taylor …

Triathlete most tested by USADA in 2017

The United States Anti-Drug Agency published its final weekly update of tested athletes in 2017, concluding the year’s results for in- and …

3 Things You Need to Do Before Setting Your Next Race Goal

<i>Follow these three tips from mental skills expert Carrie Cheadle to make sure your next big racing or training goal becomes reality.</i><p>In the 1960s, …

Should Wind Conditions Affect My Bike Strategy?

Yes! The best race performance will come from smart pacing, and a windy day will change what it feels like to make the bike go fast. When cyclists …

Key Ironman training sessions from 3 stars of Kona 2017

<b>Okay, so the 2017 Ironman World Champs may already be slipping into the annals of history, but let’s have a quick recap and see what we, the average</b> …