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10 signs that you are part of a true triathlon couple

Are you one half of those rare couples where both of you are triathletes? Are you someone who has no need to explain where you are creeping off to at …

Triathlons

Do you need a smart turbo trainer?

<b>Thanks to interactive apps, the days of staring at a garage wall are gone; but how much do you need to spend to get the most out of turbo …

Trainers

4 Treadmill Sessions For Triathletes | Triathlete.com

<i>Four purposeful workouts to help you use the treadmill to your training advantage.</i><p>Whether you’re waiting for cooler weather to arrive or simply need …

Exercise

For the love of triathlon

<b>I love being a triathlete. This may seem an odd thing to specify at the start of a regular column in the UK’s leading tri mag, but when you spend as</b> …

Swimming

Why Do Rich People Love Endurance Sports?

Cycling, running, and obstacle course racing are dominated by white-collar workers. And while disposable income makes competing more feasible, researchers are also starting to discover a psychological pull that draws these people to masochistic events.<p>Participating in endurance sports requires two …

Logging

By The Numbers: 2017 Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Approximately <b>4,500</b> of the world’s top athletes will head to the “Scenic City” this weekend on Sept. 9 and 10 to compete in the 2017 Ironman 70.3 …

United Kingdom

How to Improve VO2 Max

<b>Figure 2 –</b> The results of a VO2 max test can be used together with the results of a running economy test to determine the "velocity at VO2 max" (vVO2 …

Highlights from the 2017 Ultraman World Championships

The Ultraman World Championship wrapped up yesterday on the Big Island, Hawaii with Rob Gray and Steffi Steinberg winning in times of 22:19:48 and …

Free 12 month Ironman training plan

<b>By giving yourself a year to train for your first long-distance triathlon, you can increase your training load and intensity gradually without</b> …

Triathlons

One-Hour Workout: IM/Open-Water Cornucopia Swim Set

<i>This dynamic IM/open-water workout is perfect for loosening up those tight, inactive muscles and reminding your body what it’s like move in the …

Swimming

How long should you leave between racing two Ironmans?

When planning two Ironman events allow 12-15 weeks to successfully complete the second one. There are four phases of training between each event. You …

Triathlons

5 things all triathletes can learn from Gwen Jorgensen

Credit: Nils Nilsen<p>Earlier this week, Olympic gold medallist Gwen Jorgensen announced her retirement from professional triathlon to pursue elite …

Swimming

Tim Don returns to training after collision in Kona

Ironman world record holder Tim Don has returned to training after being struck by a car days before the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. …

Triathlons

How to build swim strength and stay injury free

<b>Investing time in functional strength and conditioning will help prevent frustrating injuries, and also lay stronger foundations for efficient stroke</b> …

Swimming

Challenge Roth podium finisher stripped of result, receives public warning for anti-doping rule violation

According to a press release published by USASA on Friday evening, American pro triathlete Lisa Roberts has accepted a public warning for an …

Cycling

Oklahoma woman breaks women's world record for 100-mile race

An Oklahoma woman set a women's world record Saturday by running the fastest 100-mile race at the Tunnel Hill 100 in Vienna, Illinois.<p>Camille Herron …

Marathons

Ironman Not Extreme Enough? Try These Alternatives

<i>If an Ironman isn’t audacious enough, sign up for one of these non-standard triathlons.</i><p>For many triathletes, completing an iron-distance race is the …

New Study: Sudden Death in Tri Hits This Age Group the Hardest

For years, researchers have struggled to understand why sudden cardiac death occurs during triathlon: is it because of panic attacks? Enlarged …

Research

Iron Deficiency, Anemia and Endurance Athletes

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia are hot topics in many endurance athlete’s circles. Iron, specifically low levels of it, is often linked …

Wellness

The Ironman Algorithm

When the Ironman made its debut almost 40 years ago, triathletes won races with old-fashioned grit. Today, amateurs and pros like Timothy O’Donnell …

The Weak Cyclist's Guide to Starting Triathlon

<b>Does the idea of going out for a bike ride fill you with a sense of dread</b>? Do you have a desire to either do your first triathlon, or get better at …

Eric Lagerstrom capturing the life of triathlon outside of sport

Picking a favourite elite triathlete is a part of the sport. Whether it be based on home nation pride or is an athlete that has an entertaining …

Triathlons

Overweight Mom Overcomes Panic Attacks and Fat Shaming to Run Triathlon for Her Daughter

Shauna Newbold was the very last person to cross the finish line at a recent half marathon, but she’s still very much a winner.<p>The single mom from …

Fitness

Want To Increase Your Pain Tolerance?

<i> Take your performance to the next level by learning to embrace discomfort.</i>Compared to the general populace, multisport buffs are as tough as they …

Acetaminophen

Doing an Ironman in tandem with a disabled teen: “You spend time around James and you’re like, ‘What was I complaining about?’”

BOULDER — Traveling here from his home in Baltimore last week in hopes of becoming the first person with cerebral palsy and scoliosis to cross the …

Swimming

Meet the Future of Triathlon

Protein And The Endurance Athlete

<i>Are you eating enough protein? Too much? At the right times?</i><p>Protein is the only macronutrient left with generally positive associations. Fat has been …

6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success

If you can improve your race results without buying new equipment or training more, where would you start? You might look at your mental approach to …

Self-improvement

9 Unforgivable Triathlon Faux Pas

Aero helmets on training rides.<p>1 of 10<p>Unless you're testing your helmet for comfort before you commit to wearing it on the IRONMAN bike leg, leave …