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Don’t Let Weak Glutes Hold You Back

Your booty is the boss of your push-off initiating the action of moving your body forward in all physical pursuits.The post Don’t Let Weak Glutes …

Muscle

One-Hour Workout: Swim Strength Builder

<i>Use this simple, strength-based workout for open-water gains</i>This week’s workout comes from Milly Wade-West, a coach with QT2 Systems. Wade-West has …

One-Hour Workout: Zombie Trainer Intervals

<i>This killer</i> Thriller<i>-themed bike workout will haunt your dreams.</i>Jim Lubinski is a professional triathlete, USAT/Ironman-certified coach, and …

8 Gear Essentials to Extend Your Season

Gear Essentials to Extend Your Season Though cooler temperatures send many to the trainer or treadmill, outdoor exercise in fall or winter can be …

A Flexible Approach To Triathlon Training

<i>Q: Can you recommend a flexible approach to training that will help me keep a normal life balance?</i><p>If you are like most people and have obligations …

Swimming

New to Trail Running? Start with These 7 Essential Tips

If you’re new to trail running, fear not: the off-season is the perfect time to try new things. These tips will help you get trail ready:1. Find a …

Quick Set: Nothing Over 150

<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 …

Three Interval Sets To Improve Speed On The Bike

<i>Coach Gordo Byrn provides three cycling sets that specifically address the limiters that he sees most often when working with athletes.</i><p>1. To improve …

Marathons

Do Taco Night Right with These 4 Healthy Options

Photo: John David Becker<i>Tacos make for a healthy, simple weeknight meal the whole family will look forward to.</i> <i><br>All recipes make eight tacos.</i>Spicy …

One-Hour Workout: Bike Max Outs

<i>This brutal bike workout may seem simple, but the hurt is complicated.</i>This week’s workout comes from Adam Sczech, a Colorado-based coach working with …

Bike Intervals And Core Work In One Session

Try this workout when you need a quick but intense session at the gym or at home on your indoor trainer. This core/bike combo comes from Sandy …

10 Recipes For Fall

Fall Veggie Salad This salad combines your favorite fall veggies in a simple preparation. A zesty lemon vinaigrette and tart pomegranate seeds create …

Run For The Hills And Become A Better Runner

What often gets lost amid the high-tech equipment and fancy supplements are the time-tested training techniques that have been around for ages. Good, …

30-Minute Endurance-Focused Strength Routine

<i>Try it at home or the gym.</i>This strength routine from San Diego’s Rehab United co-owner Bryan Hill is focused on endurance, with lower intensity …

One-Hour Workout: Brick Sharpening Session

<i>Use this run and bike build to simulate race day and prepare for that last big event of the season.</i> This week’s workout comes from Allen Stanfield, a …

3 Drills For A Better Running Stride

These three drills will help form the foundation for a smooth, efficient run stride.<p><b>A’s</b><p>This drill’s focus is on firing your hip flexors in a …

Triathlete

12 Week Super Simple Sprint Triathlon Training Plan

This plan is ideal for beginner to intermediate triathletes who are currently able to complete a 15-minute swim (with breaks as needed), a 30-minute …

Four Weeks to a Faster Triathlon Run

When I was in college, my friends and I would regularly run an “outer” around the outer perimeter (about 4.5 miles) of the U.S. Naval Academy to stay …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Train Slower, Race Faster

<i>Most runners train too hard, too often.</i><p>A couple years ago I went for a run with Adam and Kara Goucher around the Nike campus in Beaverton, Ore. Not …

Workout Of The Week: Non-Stop Stride Session

Photo: www.shutterstock.com<i>Olympic champion Lasse Viren loved this track workout. You should learn to like it too.</i>When many runners think of a track …

Marathons

One-Hour Workout: High-Speed Cycling Session

<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 Marilyn Chychota, a …

Faking The Long Run One-Hour Workout

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s running workout comes from <i>One-Hour</i> …

The Ultimate Hotel Room Workout for Triathletes

<i>Traveling shouldn’t stop you from getting in a good workout. Whether you’re at a hotel, Airbnb or even a campsite, here are five exercises you can do</i> …

Season Half-Marathon PR

<i>Take advantage of your fitness and transition to a running focus for a post-season 13.1.</i><p>When you’re coming off triathlon season, it feels like a …

Marathons

Quick Set: Race Intervals

<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 …

One-Hour Workout: Treadmill M and W’s

<i>Fly through your next “dreadmill” session with this blend of speed and incline changes.</i>This week’s workout comes from Colorado-based coach and …

Race (Don’t Survive) The Run

<i>Here’s what’s holding you back from outkicking your rivals.</i> We’ve all been there—shuffling through the last leg of a triathlon, just hoping to …

The Two Best Speed Workouts For New Runners

Suzanne is a runner—though she says not a “real runner”—and started running three years ago to get back in shape after the birth of her second child. …

Five Essential Strength Training Exercises For Runners

<i>Tone the legs, strengthen the core, engage the whole body and get faster with these five moves.</i><p>We all know the distance runner’s body: lanky and …