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Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

How to get faster as you get older

As an article by Hirofumi Tanaka and Douglas Seals in <i>The Journal of Physiology</i> put it back in 2008: “Declines in athletic performance are inevitable …


Don't Fear the Full

Are you an avid IRONMAN 70.3 triathlete but the thought of 140.6 miles makes you shake in your socks? Guess what? You're already halfway there.<p><i>by</i> …


Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars


A Time to Build: Strength Exercises for Cyclists in the Off-Season

Jump-start next season by getting stronger now.<p>While winter weather can wreak havoc on your riding routine, the colder months are a great opportunity to build a foundation for spring. Off-season strength and mobility training will lower your risk of pulling a muscle while shoveling your way out of …


How to Mentally Prepare for an IRONMAN

Moving up to the IRONMAN distance for the first time is a great challenge and adventure for triathletes. You only get to face the thrill and the …


8 Habits Fast Cyclists Swear By

Want to get speedier? Start forming these habits to make your next season the best one yet.<p>We’ve talked about how to be a happier cyclist, but what if what you really want is to get faster? While most of the advice is still the same, gaining speed requires adoption of a few habits that, while they …


Hansdotter edges Holdener to win women's World Cup slalom

LIENZ, Austria (AP) — Frida Hansdotter held on to her first-run lead to win a women's World Cup slalom on Tuesday, making her the main candidate to take over the discipline title from the injured Mikaela Shiffrin.<p>The Swede's third career win helped extend her lead in the discipline standings to 100 …