Stress, nerves, time zone changes, unfamiliar surroundings—the week before your race is loaded with sleep saboteurs. Here's how to get some solid shut-eye ahead of your big day.
After becoming the youngest adult to run 100 marathons, she’s chasing even bigger running goals and helping fellow Dreamers and young women realize their own potential
The best race performance will come from smart pacing, and a windy day will change what it feels like to make the bike go fast.
Buckle up: We have an entire two-week meal plan for busy triathletes, from daily meal suggestions to start-to-finish recipes that go quickly from fridge to fork — just heat and eat!
Don’t let achy shoulders and other bits hold you back from bombing in the aero position. Here’s your prescription for staying slippery.
A new review looks at the potential for genetic testing—and the challenges.
Charge up your running to prevent everything from muscle cramps to brain drain.
A more inclusive sport for neurodiverse athletes starts with coaches, trainers, and race directors.
Race week can leave you feeling sluggish and stressed. Keep your muscles activated and firing—and ready for the big day—with these light neuromuscular activation exercises.
Seriously, stop peeing in the pool, you sickos.
To keep back pain from derailing your training, you need to train your spine stability — and doing crunches, back extensions, or general lifting won't cut it. Learn why, and learn what exercises to do instead.
How to train your proprioception to more effectively control body movements and improve power, speed, agility, and durability.
Get a glimpse of the expert Q+A with Skye Moench in the Team Triathlete community, where she covered everything from bouncing back from her crash to the race eve protocol she swears by (spoiler: it involves ice cream).
In an excerpt from his new book, ‘Do Hard Things,’ Steve Magness explains a clever tactic to combat anxiety and free yourself to perform.
A 24-year-old triathlete from Denmark with a short race resume crossed the line 10 minutes before the two-time Ironman World Champion in his first try at Europe’s biggest tri. How did that happen?
The onset of change need not be feared, because we have ways to battle it every step of the way.
The stairs engage many muscles including core, quads, hamstrings and calves, while also keeping heart rate up for cardiovascular benefit.
Use these skills sessions to help you become a more efficient, confident and safer triathlete on the bike.
Masters swim coaches are great at working on the fine points of technique, but most don't have the training to work with adults on the fundamentals.
No one knows the Ironman Lake Placid course better than race champion and coach Jennie Hansen. Prep with her expert race recon, from Lake Placid course profiles to necessary gear to the best spots for spectators.
Forget having to learn a separate sequence for warm-up, cool-down, or recovery. These 8 poses targeting runners’ most-used muscles will help keep your body happy and injury-free.
Real-life advice from neurodiverse triathletes on their experiences, unique challenges, and opportunities encountered in training and racing.
When "good enough" starts to slow you down.
Mixed relay was the most exciting event at the Olympics, and now it's the most exciting event to hit the age-group scene. Learn about the distances, how to build your team, and what strategies you'll need to succeed.
Two of the world’s top long-course coaches, Siri Lindley and Dan Lorang, dig into the good and bad behind racing with data or racing by feel.
Everything You Need to Know about the USA Triathlon Age-Group National Championship Course in Milwaukee
2021 USAT champion and Milwaukee resident Annamarie Strehlow shares her expert race recon on the USAT AG Nationals courses.
As triathletes, we focus on a few of the body's systems—skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, and even digestive—but did you know the single biggest make-or-break system for triathletes could be the endocrine system?
Here’s how to set your little striders up for long-term health and fitness success.
The algorithms used to estimate your training load have some fundamental flaws, scientists say.
An Ironman distance triathlon—sometimes called the iron-distance—is 140.6 miles. But why?
Acute pain can usually be easily resolved by correcting a training error, while long-term pain often requires long-term care.
Tracking your metabolic flexibility on a simple device might sound good, but experts say it’s not that simple.
Strength training is supplemental work to swimming, biking, and running that doesn't have to be long or complicated. These quick routines will help.
Like the two-hour marathon chase, this weekend’s assault on the seven- and eight-hour Ironman barriers will require some rule-bending
After a second place finish in 2015 and a third place finish in 2017, Jackie Hering finally took the win in Chattanooga over a killer field. Her secret? Self-coaching, finding balance with family, and racing a half-marathon in her build-up.
Walking during an Ironman marathon is a surprisingly sound strategy, but if you want to do it right there's a catch.
Loosen up those tight hips—and let go of whatever you’re holding onto—with this short sequence.
Think you can't get a good strength session in while you're traveling? Think again.
Sleep is an important component of injury recovery - but how are you supposed to get shut-eye when your injury makes it hard to get comfortable?
“If I hadn’t found swimming, biking, and running, I’d probably be pretty sick right now–if I was still alive."
We get inside insight into the tactics, the race plan, and the lead pack dynamics (and yes, that final-mile duel) that put Kiwi Braden Currie on the podium at the Ironman World Championship.
Here's the latest installment from our Norwegian training experiment, including lactate testing data and sample workouts.
Ever wondered what Sanders does in race week? Check out this run session to find out more and give it a go yourself.
We do a deep dive analysis on training with HRV to help you get the most from this all-important metric.
Race season has arrived. We take a look at some key open-water drills to help improve your swim.
Wellington tells the story of how she fought her way through a roller coaster of pain and fear to claim a fourth Ironman world title. And pros share their mind-over-matter tips.
Get a sneak peek at the workout that Gustav Iden and Kristian Blummenfelt will be doing the day before the Ironman World Championship.
Looking to stretch out your back after a long ride or heavy training weekend? Start with these seven back stretches for triathletes.
In this month's show, we do a deep dive on sports psychology and discuss the impact the mind can have on performance.