Target your lats with these exercises designed to build a stronger swim.
Gritting your teeth is not your only solution when race day gets hard. Utilize these effective techniques from psychology and neuroscience to make the experience less difficult.
Build bike-specific strength—and aerobic efficiency—with these VO2 max repeats.
We all love seeing huge gains in performance—but what does it take to achieve them?
Don't be that triathlete.
Is your heart rate high, even on easy runs? Aerobic Deficiency Syndrome might explain why. Here’s how to fix it.
As the triathlon season commences, strength sessions should decrease in both volume and specificity. Here’s how to use strength to support your endurance workouts.
Want to strength train, but find the gym intimidating? Start with these videos of basic (but essential) strength-training moves for triathletes.
Each triathlon discipline comes with its own hazards, but these common injuries can be avoided if you know what causes them.
The complication that has sidelined Flora Duffy for months is common in runners and triathletes.
Hiring a coach is smart, but it’s important to ensure the relationship will work out. If it doesn’t, you need an exit strategy.
Two-time winner pro triathlete Eric Lagerstrom shares his expert knowledge, ranging from the course, to race logistics, to how to celebrate after the finish line.
The good news: If we can harness the power of the peak-end rule, we can actually enhance our training.
Your training plan told you how to swim, bike, and run - but that's not all it takes to race a triathlon! From how to put on your wetsuit to nailing your transitions, these resources will help you practice the little things that will make your race go off without a hitch.
This bike workout features a little bit of everything to help improve your cadence and technique—as well as your fitness.
Here’s what happened when triathlete Jon Dorn attended Pool School
It's important to be realistic and objective when setting-race day goals - no matter how well (or poorly) your training has gone.
It turns out "the zone" is a very real, very specific psychological thing, and for triathletes who learn to harness clutch and flow states, it can be the key to massive performances and workouts.
Training, tools, and techniques vary. Here’s how to choose the help you need.
No access to open water? No problem! Hone your skills in the pool with these specific open-water swim sets.
We polled a handful of the top pros including Barbara Riveros and David McNamee to find out what workouts they used to prep for a big weekend of racing in Ibiza.
A new review weighs the evidence that strength and training adaptations vary across the phases of the menstrual cycle.
A P.T. helps correct three issues that could be causing you not to feel smooth in the water.
You're excited for your first race - so excited, you overdid it in training and now you're paying for it. From plantar fasciitis to swimmer's shoulder, we've got your guide to identifying and treating the most common injuries new triathletes encounter.
Cramps are the bane of every triathlete's existence. Scientists are uncovering new reasons why we cramp during races - and what can be done to relieve the discomfort.
Why your decades-old recovery regimen may no longer make the cut.
Race day shouldn't be your first time swimming in open water! As the weather warms, use this guide to transfer your pool skills to open-water swimming practice without missing a beat.
Build your cycling fitness and power with this workout from one of the sport's most experienced coaches.
When "good enough" starts to slow you down.
Ready to take to the dirt? Here's what you need to know to get started.
Running fast is just as much a mental effort as it is a physical one. Six-time Ironman World Champion Mark Allen shares a track workout to build the required skills for both.
This simple Olympic triathlon training plan is the perfect mix of swim, bike, and run to help you cross the finish line with a smile on your face.
While racing 140.6 miles of swimming, biking, and running may feel like a daunting task, our editors have compiled our vast resources into a comprehensive guide on how to train for an Ironman.
You hear the word "activation" used a lot in training plans and by coaches. But what does it mean? Use these videos to learn how to activate your muscles for swim, bike, and run.
Here are nine common signals you should pay attention to and what they mean when you experience them.
This bike workout, combining physical effort and mental mastery, helped six-time Ironman World Champion break through his limits and race strong all the way to the finish line.
This 70.3 training plan is designed for first-time half Ironman participants who want to do just enough training for a successful finish.
Perhaps even the best rest of your life.
It's one of the most important factors in achieving athletic success, but it can be so hard to achieve—we take a look at how to make your training more consistent.
Six-time Ironman World Champion shares what he calls the "ultimate race-prep drill" to find a new physical and mental gear in the swim.
With a breakthrough win at Oceanside, the Canadian cemented her reputation for running through rivals on the course - and through their heads off it.
Do you know your Clifton Strengths, Enneagram, or Meyers-Briggs type? Some triathletes, including those at USAT’s Project Podium, say personality assessments have revolutionized the way they train and coach.
Why step-ups make you a more powerful uphill runner, techniques and tips for how to do them, and two sample workouts.
Studies show anywhere from 20 to 41 percent of triathletes are addicted to exercise - and that's not necessarily a good thing.
If you're neglecting the proprioception part of the running equation, you're missing out on free speed. Six-time Ironman World Champion Mark Allen shares drills to recruit the physical and mental muscles for better balance and a more powerful stride.
Struggling to get back to consistency at the start of the season? This three-week base training plan, complete with workouts and test sets, will help you transition from hit-and-miss sessions to a regular swim-bike-run routine.
Age may be just a number—but so is your weekly mileage.
Building a strong relationship with your coach can be critical to achieving your training and racing goals.
This week’s Mental Mastery workout from six-time Ironman World Champion Mark Allen will improve your mind’s ability to tell your legs how to get those bigger watts and how to sustain them.
Lucy Byram is making a name for herself in 2023. We talk to the young pro about how she pulled off wins at Clash Miami and Challenge Puerto Varas just one week apart, plus the workouts that helped her get there.