Whether we like it or not, physical effort is only one part of the HRV equation. The mental side of HRV—and how we actually think about it—plays a huge role.
Lucy Charles-Barclay, Jan Frodeno, and Alistair Brownlee have been sidelined. So have many age-groupers. As racing returns from pandemic lockdowns, triathletes are experiencing higher rates of injury. What gives?
“If I hadn’t found swimming, biking, and running, I’d probably be pretty sick right now–if I was still alive."
Many athletes use their workouts as a way to work out their anxiety, but the effects might be temporary. Use these expert-approved tips for training to banish anxiety for the long haul.
Stress is necessary for growth, but too much stress can impede your progress. Here’s how to find (and stay in) your stress sweet spot for optimal performance.
Yes, training can be a stress-buster—or it can cause even more stress. Learn how to find the line between the two and get smart about stress.
Coaches are in a unique position to notice when the athlete is showing signs of disordered eating, and help them to make better decisions.
Using an elite athlete’s body as inspiration for your own physique goals is not only superficial, but self-defeating.
Research shows your swim, bike, and run training is just as good for the brain as it is the body. Dr. Daya Grant breaks down the science of your brain on triathlon.
While any physical activity has stress-relieving benefits, triathlon offers additional life skills.
Do you feel like you wake up with no real direction for your training? Instead of deciding on what to do, do you find yourself doing nothing more often than doing something? You're not alone.
We know rest is good. So why are triathletes so bad at it? A hard look at the underlying psychological factors that keep us training - even when we shouldn't.
A new study shows just 30 minutes of exercise can help shake off cognitive fatigue.
Fatigue and heavy legs aren't the only sign of overtraining. These behavioral red flags can also signal something's up.
Is there a special quality shared by top athletes who triumph over great challenges? And can anyone acquire it?