Triathlons

Swim lessons won't keep your toddler from drowning — in fact, they could increase the risk

My son has almost drowned twice, and both times, it was my fault. He had been frolicking in the shallow end for 45 minutes in both cases. Then I got distracted for a minute, and when I glanced back, he was gone.<p>There were multiple people in the pool with him each time, some within a couple of feet, …

Parenting

This Mom Ran A Triathlon To Teach Her Daughter She Can Accomplish Anything

Shauna Newbold runs to show her daughter they can “do the hard stuff”<p>Two and a half years ago, Shauna Newbold of Toledo, Ohio, was a 397-pound, …

Parenting

Journey takes City Heights man from Burger King to triathlons

Bruce Duong weighed 270 pounds, which considering he stands 5-feet-6, qualified him as obese. Pizza was his biggest weakness. Burritos and burgers …

San Diego

The skinny on skin care for athletes who train in the sun

Sunscreen season is here. But most people with desk jobs have to worry about slathering up only if they go to the beach or the pool on weekends.<p>But what about those who need to be outside to do their jobs or, for that matter, favorite activity?<p>Swimmers, runners, golfers, tennis players and other …

Skin Care

This Simple Breathing Training Will Help You Swim Faster

<i>You already know how important oxygen is to your muscles. (Right?) Learn how breathing better and stronger will help you increase your performance in</i> …

Tailored-to-Triathlete BnBs Are Our Favorite Travel Trend

<i>Ditch the overpriced hotel chains. Accommodations (and trip planning) tailored to triathletes are our favorite new travel trend.</i> Race travel was …

Travel

Torch fat quickly: a beginners guide to interval training with wearables

You may not know this, but interval training is a get-fit-quick scheme that works brilliantly well at burning fat. It is the perfect answer if you …

Exercise

FasCat's 2017 Tour de France training plan

Ride your very own Tour de France with FasCat’s Tour de France three-week training plan. The plan starts June 29 and is your way to get fit this July …

Cycling

RUPP UPSET, HUDDLE DEFENDS AT USA CHAMPIONSHIPS 10,000M By David Monti, RRW, used with permission

RUPP UPSET, HUDDLE DEFENDS AT USA CHAMPIONSHIPS 10,000M<br>By David Monti, @d9monti<br>(c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, used with permission<p>…

Olympic Triathlon

My Mentor Changed My Life Through Triathlon

<i>The best tri mentors do more than give swim, bike and run advice—they transform you mind, body and spirit. Presenting three people whose mentors</i> …

Quick Set: Fun Mix

<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 …

Fitness

Swim Drill Of The Week: Shoulder To Chin Kick

Welcome to the “Swim Drill of the Week”. Swimming World will be bringing you a drill, concept, or tip that you can implement with your team on a …

Swimming

Hugging It Out at the Manitoba Marathon

<b>RW IN YOUR INBOX:</b> Have the latest news, advice, and inspiration sent to you every day with our Runner’s World Newsletters.<p>It may be two huggers aiding the runner until they find their walking legs again. Apart from physical assistance, they also ask, 'How are you feeling?' 'How was the run?' or 'Do …

This Movie About a 1,200-Mile Triathlon Will Make You Cringe

Luke Tyburski is a former Australian soccer player whose athletic career was marred by near-constant injury. During his last three years in the …

Ultramarathons

How can mindfulness help my triathlon performance?

<b>To train the body and neglect the mind is a commonplace failure for many athletes. Mindfulness, in whatever form that entails, is essential to tame</b> …

Mindfulness

5 Speed Workouts You Don’t Need A Track For

Runners are busy and don’t always have time to drive to the oval and run in circles. Here are five <b>workouts for speed</b> you can do anywhere, including …

Women's Fitness

Video: 2 Exercises for Strengthening Your Hips

In each installment of TrainingPeaks’ endurance strength roundup video series, D3 Multisport coaches share quick and efficient movements (with …

Workouts

6 Reasons Why Swimmers Make the Best Triathletes

Photo Courtesy: TriSports University<p><i>By Kristy Kinzer, Swimming World College Intern.</i><p>What happens to swimmers who graduate and must leave the sport …

Swimming

negotiating a heatwave

After all of the recent competing and training it was back home again to sunny Cornwall (literally) to work on improving fitness for all three …

Heat Waves

Swim Like a SEAL: How to Do the Combat Side Stroke

Swimming, as we know it, has four recognized competitive strokes: front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. Then there are all kinds of …

Workouts

Ironman 70.3 Mont-Tremblant 2017: The men's field

Lionel Sanders. Credit: Julien Heon<p>We’re days away from one of Canada’s most prominent triathlons — Ironman 70.3 Tremblant — which boasts an …

Canada

Alistair Brownlee: Going Long but Not Slowing Down

<i>How is two-time Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee finding success at both ITU and half-iron racing in the same season?</i> Most age-group triathletes …

Marathons

The Kick/Swim Set: The Simple Way to Become a Faster Swimmer

<i>Want to improve your kick, your finishing speed, and your overall hotness as a swimmer? Then it’s time you get some more kick/swim sets in your …

Katie Ledecky

Why pancreatic cancer is such a killer, and what's being done about it

Mike Levine said he felt fine in June 2015, when he was first diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.<p>The lifelong athlete and retired aerospace industry …

Cancer

Scenes From Costa Rica

<i>Photos by Wagner Araujo/wagner.araujo.photo</i><p>Kevin Collington (USA) and Leanda Cave (GBR) took the wins at IRONMAN 70.3 Costa Rica. Read more in our …

Costa Rica

Read Your Body's Warning Signs to Avoid Overtraining Symptoms

Trail running has a funny way of making us feel like a five-year-old one moment and a 95-year-old the next. That ability to stuff all of life’s …

Trail Running

Think Outside the Bar/Blender with These Post-Workout Snacks

What you eat—and when you eat it—post-workout is vital to your body’s ability to build and adapt from the training session. Insufficient protein, …

Nutrition

Is It Okay to Run on a Closed Course Before the Race Starts?

“In our city, non-registered runners are considered trespassers if they do not have a race number and it is not within the designated start,” said Patrice Matamoros, race director of the Pittsburgh Marathon. “We take great efforts to secure our race route, pay for police, EMS, public works, and …

Marathons

One-Hour Workout: Killer Bike Intervals for Power and Endurance

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 min (or less!)</i>This week’s workout comes from Michael Gallagher, head …

Fitness

I Would Like To Swim In A Pool: A Poem

A poem about how I would like to swim in a pool.<p>Here is what I want right now<br>No — <b>need</b>, and I don’t care how<br>Here it is are you rea-dy<br>To swim in a pool<p>…