Triathlons

Triathlon Training Plan: Qualify for Kona

<i>Dream of toeing the line on the Big Island? Your road map begins here.</i><p>For a triathlete, completing an Ironman is the challenge to top all challenges. …

Aerobic

Yoga for Swimmers: Seven Reasons Why Swimmers Should Do Yoga

Effortless effort is a term that is used often when teaching yoga. Performing with effort while at the same time as moving with ease is something …

Yoga

2017 HOKA ONE ONE Postal Nationals Fall Cross Country Training Program, Week 18, Day 6, your day for a race!

<b>Monday,</b> warm up, 60 minute run, Holmer Fartlek (32 minutes out, back in 28 minutes), 8 x 150 meter stride outs, cooldown<p><b>Tuesday,</b> warm up, 20 minute …

Athletics

Audrey Ernst: From Tri Newbie to High School National Champion

<i>Only five years into her tri career, Audrey Ernst has worked her way from tri newbie to USA Triathlon’s high school national champion.</i><p>This fall, …

Education

USA Triathlon to Open Paratriathlon Resident Athlete Program at U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs

<b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.</b> — USA Triathlon today announced that it will open its first-ever Paratriathlon Resident Athlete Program at the U.S. Olympic …

Team USA

Rick Nealis: For 25 years, the person behind the ‘People’s Marathon’

In a framed photo displayed prominently in his office, Rick Nealis is in the background, looking off to the side. A mischievous grin appears across his face as he stands behind talk-show host Oprah Winfrey.<p>It’s almost as if he knows he has pulled off one of the biggest heists in marathon history.<p>As …

Sports

Quick Set: Pull Swim Pull

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</i> …

The Backwards Ultra-Marathon Rastafarian Beekeeper - Runner's World

<b>Chinomwe ran his fifth Comrades Marathon this year; and for the third year in a row, he ran the punishing 90km race backwards! This is the reason why</b> …

Bees

Other Sports: Flower Mound triathlete Markku Toiviainen lands in top 10 for age group at Kona Ironman | SportsDay

When Flower Mound's Markku Toiviainen took up triathlon five years ago, his goal was to someday complete an Ironman.<p>On Saturday, the Finnish native …

Sports

Steven Hoag, Minnesota distance running legend, dies at 70

His best-known triumph was finishing second in the 1975 Boston Marathon behind Bill Rodgers, with a time of 2 hours, 11 minutes, 54 seconds.

Minneapolis

Triathlon Coach Matt Dixon Reveals Fast-Track Ironman Training Program

· Executing your swim-bike-run and transitions plan on race day<p>· 10-week off-season training program with key workouts<p>· 14-week pre-season training …

Swimming

Zwim Smart Swimming Goggles With Integrated Display

Swimmers searching for a way to monitor lap times, stroke data and other statistics while swimming may be interested in a next-generation pair of …

Gear & Gadgets

Explaining 3 High-End Training Zones

<i>What’s the difference between lactate threshold, lactate tolerance and anaerobic training?</i><p>Lactate Threshold<p>This refers to a level of exertion where …

The Runner Guy: Ironman Superstar James Cunnama

<b>South Africa’s James Cunnama is one of the world’s top Ironman-distance triathletes, with the ability to pull off sensational run splits. Here are</b> …

11 Tips for Spectathletes

If you have a friend, spouse or significant other who is an athlete, there's a good chance that you have spent a weekend or two at a race, waking up …

Team USA

Garmin Edge 1030 bike computer review

The Edge 1030 replaces the Edge 1000 as Garmin’s latest premium GPS cycle computer. The RRP stays the same at £499.99, and comes with a generous but …

Garmin

Here's What Kevin Hart Is Wearing to Train for His First Marathon

From headphones to sneakers, this gear will help you run your best at any distance<p>If you haven't heard by now, Kevin Hart is training for the New York City Marathon, his first race at that distance. The comedian started running in 2015, and hasn't slowed down yet.<p>What's more, he's been very active …

Kevin Hart

Fluid Replacement for Active Individuals

Balance is essential for athletic performance and health<p>Fluid replacement for active individuals and athletes is under constant review for …

Wellness

Brain stimulation to improve sports performance: does it work?

Improved performance. It’s something cyclists of all levels strive towards, from those just starting out in the sport, to those racing the Tour de …

The Brain

Wednesday Workout: Making a Mountain King with Felicia Gesior

NMU alumnae Felicia Gesior (far left) and Caitlin Gregg (far right, blue shoes) during a fall training session with the Northern Michigan University …

Cross-country Skiing

I tried the clothes Tom Brady uses to help him sleep better and recover faster after games — and they work surprisingly well

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether training or competing, athletes put their bodies through a lot of strenuous activities.<p>Naturally, soreness and pain come along …

New England

How to find your cadence sweet spot

To maximise your cycling comfort and efficiency, it helps to ride with the right cadence. Cadence is your pedaling speed as measured in revolutions …

Sport (Australia)

These 4 Swim Gear Must-Haves Will Help You Crush Your Next Triathlon

The water sport is the perfect workout—here's what you need to get started<p>Your regular workout routine probably goes something like this: a quick warmup on the treadmill, lifting, and then a finisher exercise—maybe some abs. But according to a new health report from Harvard University, there’s …

Harvard Medical School

Our Definitive Ranking of Weird Running Gimmicks

1/23 John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images<p>22. Finish Line Proposals<p>Everyone loves a good finish line proposal, so much so that they’ve become commonplace at many race events. So it’s no longer enough just to get on one knee at the end of the race. Now you have to include a Boston …

Empire State Building

This Former Marine Went from Battling Addiction to Racing the Ironman World Championship

Mike Ergo lost 29 brothers in Iraq—now he’s swimming, biking, and running in their memory<p>Mike Ergo first spectated an Ironman in 2014. While he was terrified by the prospect of undertaking such a seemingly impossible challenge, he signed up for a Half Ironman the next month. From that moment on, he …

I Am A Triathlete: My Journey to the Start Line

My triathlon journey began years ago. I've always wanted to be like those guys I saw competing in the Olympics or running a marathon. So, in January …

Team USA

Commit Swimming Set Of The Week: Fun With Cords

Photo Courtesy: SIPA USA<p>Welcome to Swimming World’s Set of the Week sponsored by Commit Swimming.com! This week’s set is a quick partner bungee cord …

Swimming

Dreaming of a Race-Cation? Here Are 4 of Our Favorites

<i>Kona fever got you dreaming about a tropical destination race? We rounded up four of the best Big Island-style events where you can S/B/R hard, then</i> …

Beaches

One Hour Run Workout: 50-Yard Liners

<i>This fun take on speedwork will keep your heart rate high and your mind active.</i>This week’s workout comes from Chris Palmquist, an Illinois-based …

Fine tuning the speedy Jake Montgomery

Jake Montgomery almost lost his life when a car ran over him while he was training for the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Worlds in Mooloolaba. Montgomery …