Taking a conservative approach to strength training after 50 isn't always necessary. In fact, low-risk training might actually create more risk.
You were so hyped about weight training yesterday, but now you're sore - REALLY sore. How long does muscle soreness last after lifting weights, and is there anything you can do to make it go away faster?
Warming up for strength training involves more than shaking out your arms and setting up your selfie cam for the 'gram. Take five minutes to properly prepare for weightlifting - you'll be glad you did.
Improving tissue length and joint mobility through the ankle can dramatically help your swim kick.
"I'm looking for affordable exercise equipment and have come across resistance bands, but I have no idea how I'd use them. What are the best resistance band exercises?"
How to keep your six-pack and upper back engaged while trapped on all-day videocalls to best benefit your swim, bike, and run.
Nate Helming explains why you should be practicing how to breathe every day—and it's harder than it sounds.
Everyday activities can put a strain on the complex muscles in your shoulder. Give them the care they need with these stretches for tight shoulders.
Understanding why your neck and shoulders hurt can help you find the fix—and pain-free optimal performance.
These exercises can help you build a supportive structure for your yoga practice—or any other pursuit.
Increase ankle flexibility for a stronger back half of your stroke.
From lower-back pain to tight shoulders, here are a few easy at-home tricks to help fight these pesky pains - no anti-inflammatories, massage appointments, or expensive chiropractor visits required.
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.
Acute pain can usually be easily resolved by correcting a training error, while long-term pain often requires long-term care.
Strength training is supplemental work to swimming, biking, and running that doesn't have to be long or complicated. These quick routines will help.
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?
Looking to stretch out your back after a long ride or heavy training weekend? Start with these seven back stretches for triathletes.
Weak hips are the culprit behind many a running injury. Avoid that fate with the best exercises for strengthening your hips.
There are plenty of great cross-training options for those limited by weather, travel or time.
What you should focus on in swim, bike, and run now, so you can have an amazing race season later.
Get a band and get to work. These five simple exercises will both keep you healthy and help to improve your running performance.
A stronger core means a stronger swim, bike, and run. Here are the best core exercises for triathletes looking to get fitter and faster.
A PT's tips for running through snow and ice without upping your injury risk.
With a few tweaks and changes in focus points, a triathlete can effectively train for a solid offseason marathon, while still keeping some of the balance provided by swimming and biking.
You see the word "adaptations" in training articles and plans - but what does that even mean?
As a triathlete, multiple factors can put you at risk for both of these injuries.
Pain in the front of the knee, or anterior knee pain, is a common injury affecting both recreational and seasoned triathletes.
It can be a controversial topic, but it's well worth knowing the pros and cons of maximalist shoes.
Your foam roller is a simple but invaluable tool to help keep injuries at bay—if you know how best to use it.
If you don't pay attention to these principles, running more miles can often increase your chances of injury.
This simple but powerful workout consists of 9 exercises all aimed at building you a stronger and faster running body. You just need a barbell and maybe weight plates.
When it comes to getting stronger while training for races, focus on mobility and balance.
A look at what mobility is, what it isn't, and why it's so fundamental to your success as you move across swim, bike, and run.
Doing all of your strength training in your running shoes? It's probably time for another tactic.
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.
Start with a solid structure. Then educate yourself, focus on form, and get to work.
Focusing on moving differently and improving overall athleticism can be a great way to play and come out of the off-season a more durable triathlete.
3 variations of the glute bridge to strengthen your Gluteus Maximus and add power to your stride.
Being intentional about mobility before and after intense workouts will not only make for better sessions, it'll help you recover faster and stay healthy.
Understanding the relationship will give you more purpose in the gym.
In a season of no racing, many athletes are going up—chasing vertical miles as part of one of several unique challenges. Strength coach Kate Ligler gives her advice for building a foundation that will help stay strong and healthy as you chase your virtual finish line.
Now is a great time to experiment with your strength training routine because... why not?
Resist the urge to plop on the couch and do one or more of these post-workout mobility exercises from strength coach Kevin Purvis.