Weekend Swim Workout: Long Kick And Speed Shifts
A new swim workout to take to the pool this weekend!
A new swim workout to take to the pool this weekend!
These exercises will improve your core stability and reduce fatigue in the water.
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The winter is dragging on and so is the time on your bike trainer. Make the most of it with these tips for staying motivated for indoor training.
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Pedal efficiency, technique, and position set you up for the season ahead in this week's 60-minute session.
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We talked to physical therapists about what to keep in mind—and yoga poses to practice—to prevent and treat pelvic floor dysfunction in runners and triathletes.
If freestyle is the only stroke you're doing in the pool, you're missing out on extra swim strength and speed. Build your skills, efficiency, and muscles with this IM and non-free workout from coach Sara McLarty.
Your arms are dropping lower on long runs, or your shoulders are tight and sore afterwards. Sound familiar? This is a problem that can be fixed with this weight training circuit for runners.
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One unconventional study examined the correlation between cardiac events and elite athletes across multiple sports. The results? Triathletes and cyclists have the highest rate.
No amount of lotion seems to cure dry, itchy skin after swimming, especially in the winter months. What can you do?
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Do your shoulders and arms become tired and tight while riding in or out of the aerobars? Use this upper-body weight training routine for cyclists to help decrease your fatigue on the bike and give you more energy during the run.
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This kettlebell workout circuit will add strength and efficiency to your stride. You don't need much, just this guide, a bit of space, and a kettlebell.
Need to get in a pool session but only have time for a 30-minute swim workout? Make the most of your short timeframe with one of these sessions.
Looking to race at the Ironman World Championships without taking the standard qualifying route? The rules for Ironman's Legacy program will be changing next year.
Your arms are only part of the swimming power equation. Use these this lower-body strength training circuit for swimming to improve your propulsion, stability, and the transition to the bike.
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Pack all the toys in your swim bag for this workout from coach Sara McLarty.
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With roughly $15M of prize money floating around in our sport last season, we break down the pro triathletes who made the most cash.
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Swim paddles can provide technique and strength benefits in the pool—which should make you a more efficient and faster swimmer.
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Indoor training is super efficient—if you pay attention to the right stats and tune out the rest. Use these workouts for the trainer and treadmill to stay focused on the metrics that matter.
Top swimmers agree: Dryland training is essential for taking your swim to the next level. We look at five of the top swim trainers—from $60 stretch cords to $2,000 ergometer benches.
Use these exercises to help build the strength for your post-T2 run.
Triathletes training for any distance can benefit from quick and snappy 50s, especially when they're used to cover a variety of skills and drills in a short amount of time.
It’s not magic, these simple, but unconventional, movements will progress you toward powerful quad strength. Use this video tutorial from our Multisport Mobility Bootcamp to learn how to levitation lunge.
You may know that you need carbs to perform well, but not always for the reasons you think. Here’s the new science on why going carb-light can actually be hurting your performance.
Developing a laser-like focus may be the missing link in your strength training regimen.
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Hate the dread-mill? The best way to get through an hour on the old conveyor belt is to break up the session into manageable pieces—check in with your form for even more value.
Beef up your kicks to handle snow, ice, and other tricky winter terrain.
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BAYMAN International Triathlon welcomes athletes from around the world to Mont Saint-Michel and its bay.
Use these videos to boost your power and efficiency on the bike with our cycling-specific strength circuit.
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Is this "smart" swimsuit really worth the $110 price tag? We put the TYR x Whoop suit to the test.
After a year of stops and starts since RaceRanger was first announced, the revolutionary anti-drafting devices got its first live trial in New Zealand. Here’s how it went.
Do you just hop right into the pool and go? You could be leaving speed on the table—or worse yet, tempting injury. Use these demonstration videos to warm up the right way before a swim.
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It’s the fourth and final week of the Multisport Mobility Bootcamp, where we’ll cement the gains we’ve achieved and check in on how far we’ve come.
If you live in a place with chilly temps, unpredictable weather, snow, and/or ice, there are a few things that will make your winter miles more comfortable and more productive.
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Inspired by our free four-week Multisport Mobility Bootcamp, this workout from coach Sara McLarty puts you to work on the pool deck, alternating between swim sets and strength work.
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Not all pushups are the same. In this detailed instruction from our Multisport Mobility Bootcamp, learn more about how to refresh and upgrade the staid meat-and-potatoes exercise with hand-release pushups for triathletes.
For many, riding the bike trainer can be a royal pain in the butt. One physical therapist breaks down what’s going on down below when things go south.
When you get the opportunity to work on your form, this indoor-specific set is a great way to round out your pedal stroke.
With the recent blood shortage, and donors flocking to help, how does blood donation affect athletic performance? An ER doc explains how to time your blood donation for minimal impact on training and racing.
A new generation is hooked on gaming like never before, and with events like the Arena Games, the UCI esports world championship, and more, experts are hoping that the blend of VR and IRL will power up triathlon.
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Suunto’s update to its popular Suunto 9 family knocks it out of the park with the new 9 Peak Pro, a sleek multisport smartwatch with an extended battery life and robust new features, like on-wrist running with power.
Getting back to running can feel overwhelming, but with the right approach it doesn't need to be.
This week’s bootcamp sessions focus on strengthening your trunk—the epicenter of all swim, bike, and run movement.
Tips and tricks that only apply on the indoor trainer.
Improving technique in one session can shave more time than months of repetitive hard training with poor technique.
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Though simple at first glance, active heel raises can play a huge role in helping increase your run cadence and reduce your propensity for injury.