Mother’s Day Gifts with Tri Flair
The ultimate gift guide for the multisport mom.
Susan Lacke is a senior editor for Triathlete with more than a decade of experience covering all things swim, bike, and run. She is the author of the bestselling Life’s Too Short to Go So F*cking Slow and Running Outside the Comfort Zone. When she isn’t word-jockeying behind a laptop, she can be found sweating (and probably cursing) on a trail somewhere. She currently lives a nomadic #vanlife and yes, it’s as awesome and/or horrible as it sounds.
The ultimate gift guide for the multisport mom.
Let’s put this debate to rest.
These three U.S. races are a great introduction to iron-distance racing.
Want to try a tri? An indoor triathlon is an excellent way to get your feet wet.
Don’t buy into the buzzwords, say experts.
Our editors and contributors share the best tips they’ve taken from Triathlete articles and have applied to their own training.
Finding the right race based on your personality type might lead to a more satisfying outcome (and a PR).
Here's how to translate that stress into speed.
Sunglasses do more than show some personal style—they protect eyes from the onslaught of hazards triathletes face.
The USA’s best bets for taking back the Kona crown in 2018.
A look at two pros who have invested significantly in testing and development of race-day fueling strategies.
Brent Herron is the owner of BBSC Endurance Sports, a Las Vegas-based race organization that annually produces eight multisport races and nine running events.
These errors are keeping you from full noggin protection.
She could have stayed on the podium. Instead, she decided to pull others up there.
Want to be a stronger swimmer? Train like a life depends on you.
Headlining the race is three-time winner Daniela Ryf, who will be looking to add a fourth title to her already-impressive resume.
The impressive field includes world champions, a handful of Olympians, and some of triathlon’s most exciting up-and-coming talent.
Training, work, family. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing, says Michelle Andres.
These children’s books will inspire a love of swim, bike, and run.
It might be better to trust instead of test.
This deep-discount sale features awesome swim, bike, and run gear.
See where your city ranks in the safest cities for cycling in the USA.
How to deal with the “ughs,” the “blahs” and the “not todays.”
How you’re sabotaging your morning workout before you even get out of bed.
Put these deals in your cart, STAT.
Kids as young as 12 months can enjoy riding with mom and dad.
These simple stregth movements are a little bit funky looking, but are easy to fit into your routine and will benefit you in the long run.
How an accidental discovery built a better cycling kit.
The Canadian is blazing her own trail of success—and it doesn't travel through Kona.
For Marcus Cook, a weight loss challenge led to a lifelong friendship rooted in tri.
A sports nutrition experts explains how to use the popular PB&Js as long-ride fuel.
Though much fanfare surrounds the jaw-dropping speed and unfathomable strength found in the professional fields, the age-groupers are the ones who quietly inspire.
At age 20, she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Then, at 35, doctors discovered breast cancer.
“It was the most amazing moment,” Laws says of her 2014 finish at Ironman Lake Placid. “It’s my favorite triathlon moment to date.”
When Melissa Thoen was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11, doctors said most exercise was impossible.
Each day, 30 year-old Mia Cipperoni experiences severe vertigo, disorientation, loss of sensation, and extreme fatigue.
“Triathlon is considered by many people a solo and somewhat selfish sport, but I’ve found it's anything but that."
"It was either fitness or board games, and I have already lost enough friends playing board games.”
For 26 year-old Alyssa Clay, there are no roadblocks merely speedbumps.
Today, almost 10 years to the day he tried to end his life, triathlon has given Heisler a way speak of his future.
Stacy DeLeon is using triathlon to advocate for her son—and everyone with Down syndrome.
This Brazilian couple, clad in bride-and-groom tri kits, wed at the finish line of Challenge Cerrado on April 22.
One of the most famous last names in triathlon gear has been creating innovations in our sport for decades.
To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked triathlete moms about what they’ve experienced in this intersection of tri-ing and mom-ming.
Ahead of next week's National Bike to Work Week, we look at the best gear for the bike commuting life.
Melissa Hauschildt's 8:31:05 and Matt Hanson's 7:39:25 are now the new Ironman-branded records for the 140.6 distance.
On April 22, shop green.
It's your body's way of getting back to a normal state.
Hint: It’s not about having all the answers.
Check out Susan Lacke's author page.
To compete in these sell-out events, you’ll have to race to the registration button.
Heading to an overseas race? Read this first.
Jan and Simone Vingerhoets share how they make it work.
The right tribe will make you a better athlete.
Painful blisters, cold toes, stinky feet? There's a sock for that.
A house is only as strong as its foundation, and a body is only as strong as its feet.
“Really, I was essentially doing multisport as a Special Ops Pararescueman in the seventies."
This author and face of many made-for-TV commercials gets his workouts in, even on the messiest days.
What is the best way to ensure a stolen bike gets returned to its rightful owner? An expert weighs in.
A stair-running champion explains how to elevate your run performance.
In other words, here's how to ride a bike.
AAA now provides bikes with the same roadside service as automobiles.
With the clock ticking down on 2017, pros and coaches share resolutions for the new year.
Triathlon saw big performance, big money, and big changes.
Indoor group rides in winter = PR in spring.
Conquered Ironman and looking for more? You’re not alone.
Today’s personal defense products are now tiny—and techy.
Do the principles of the "sugar is bad" movement translate to how we fuel our workouts?
A challenge from a training buddy turned into an epic race for Vicki Ostendorf.
The lottery for the Xtri series races, including Celtman and Alaskaman, close Nov. 14.
Read an excerpt from "Life’s Too Short To Go So F*cking Slow," a personal memoir by Triathlete magazine contributor Susan Lacke.
An MD explains when to push through—and when to quit—when your body says WTF?
Don’t let cold weather send you into hibernation. Get the essential gear for fall and winter.
If your workouts take place during low-light hours, safety becomes more important than ever before.
Kona’s oldest female competitor this year is swimming in a fountain of youth.
In 2010, less than two years after his near-death experience, Miller achieved his goal at Ironman Cozumel.
There are two important takeaway messages from the latest study about sudden cardiac deaths in triathlon.
Men may have superior strength, but women last significantly longer when it comes to dynamic muscle exercise.
This weekend in Beglium triathletes and duathletes will face off in an innovative race format.
Are wrist-based HR monitors really the future?
Eat often. Pace yourself. Don’t be a dumbass.
How to adjust training for smog and wildfire smoke.
The men’s pro field is one of the fastest ever, with multiple record-breaking performances set on the way to Chattanooga.
Will Holly Lawrence defend? Can Daniela Ryf get her title back? Susan Lacke previews this weekend's 70.3 World Championship action.
A team of researchers settles the debate once and for all.
This weekend, the eighth-grader aims to set a record of four triathlons in two days.
“In general, there are myths surrounding plus-size people’s capabilities in any sport."
Entrepreneurial pros are leveraging their knowledge of the sport to create gear by triathletes, for triathletes.
After three years of setbacks, Linsey Corbin gets back to the top of an Ironman podium.
Endurance brands showcase their latest releases at the Outdoor Retailer trade show.