One-Hour Workout: Body Balancer
Use this week’s core/stabilizer workout to build a more bombproof you.
Use this week’s core/stabilizer workout to build a more bombproof you.
Want to strength train, but find the gym intimidating? Start with these videos of basic (but essential) strength-training moves for triathletes.
More reps with less weight is the endurance athlete's ticket to strength training that actually leads to success on race day.
These exercises will improve your core stability and reduce fatigue in the water.
Your arms are dropping lower on long runs, or your shoulders are tight and sore afterwards. Sound familiar? This is a problem that can be fixed with this weight training circuit for runners.
Army researchers assess the evidence on what makes you stronger, and speculate about new approaches that might work even better.
Do your shoulders and arms become tired and tight while riding in or out of the aerobars? Use this upper-body weight training routine for cyclists to help decrease your fatigue on the bike and give you more energy during the run.
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.
Your arms are only part of the swimming power equation. Use these this lower-body strength training circuit for swimming to improve your propulsion, stability, and the transition to the bike.
Use these videos to boost your power and efficiency on the bike with our cycling-specific strength circuit.
Taking a conservative approach to strength training after 50 isn't always necessary. In fact, low-risk training might actually create more risk.
A sports-certified Registered Dietitian lays out how to fuel during a strength-focused training block (and no, you don't have to choke down a million protein shakes).
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.
And how it leads to better performance.
Not all foundational strength comes in the form of pumping iron in a gym. As it turns out, there might be advantages to wearing a weight vest during a run workout.
"I used to watch so many triathletes do silly things in the weight room, thinking: ‘Why are they doing that?’ so I started creating a thought process around how I could help them."
The pull-up is more than just a cool trick to show off in the gym - it will help you become a stronger swimmer, too. These moves will help you safely progress until you’ve got the exercise down.
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.
Strength training is supplemental work to swimming, biking, and running that doesn't have to be long or complicated. These quick routines will help.
Think you can't get a good strength session in while you're traveling? Think again.
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.
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This simple routine is designed to complement your key swim, bike, and run workouts and ensure you’re moving well.
We keep hearing the phrase "Lift Heavy Sh*t"—but why? We look at the array of benefits it brings for endurance athletes.
Master these basic moves now so you can quickly move through them later as part of your run warm-up or cool-down.
A recent study, interestingly, says no.
Get a good mix of upper body and core work with this at-home strength session.
This at-home session is designed to get you moving well and building strength in the simplest, most efficient way possible.
Boost your off-season stability—and your Netflix game—with this quick routine.
These moves will do more than just increase your strength - they'll help you move better, in training and beyond.
We take a look at the basics that every one of us should be incorporating into our strength and conditioning routines.
A stronger core means a stronger swim, bike, and run. Here are the best core exercises for triathletes looking to get fitter and faster.
Knowing how and why you should test your one rep max can really help you achieve your potential in the gym this winter.
In this comprehensive collection you'll find all you need to know about strength training for triathletes: getting started, mistakes to avoid, sport-specific routines, and plenty more.
Set yourself up for tri success in 2022 with these specific strength training moves for triathletes.
Are you weak in the glutes? Make sure you're properly activating this large muscle group during strength training with these tips from Jon-Erik Kawamoto.
Weakness in hip adductor muscles can cause knee injuries. Do these five exercises to run strong and healthy.
Do-it-yourself is super hot right now, so we’ve tapped the experts to give you the tools to build a custom strength training program.
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.
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Unless you're very intentionally paying attention to these elements, you're probably learning bad habits that are contributing to weak glutes.
When it comes to getting stronger while training for races, focus on mobility and balance.
What is plyometric training and how can it benefit you?
Runners who stopped their strength training retained the benefits for four weeks, and got faster.
Doing all of your strength training in your running shoes? It's probably time for another tactic.
Improving your agility this winter can really help put a pep in your step come spring.
Start with a solid structure. Then educate yourself, focus on form, and get to work.
The research on the benefits of core work for triathletes is sparse and confusing.
Here’s the Week 5 workout from strength coach Kevin Purvis to help you prepare for the final benchmark test.
Here’s the Week 2 workout from strength coach Kevin Purvis to help improve your balance, core, and mobility.
Here’s the first week worth of strength workouts from Kevin Purvis, which will help improve your core, balance, and mobility.
There are hundreds of different exercises, but which ones are right for your weaknesses?
3 variations of the glute bridge to strengthen your Gluteus Maximus and add power to your stride.
Part stretch, part strength, with a focus on alignment, Pilates is a great workout.
Because short-course training requires less mileage and less time spent swimming, biking, and running, supplemental work—like strength training and consistent benchmark testing—is essential.
Healthy hips are vital for running fast and preventing injury.
Ready to go beyond the marathon? Check out this introductory guide to ultrarunning and a beginner’s training plan for tackling a 50K.
When it comes to strength training for endurance athletes, there are several mistakes that triathletes and runners commonly make.
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.
Get ready for a dynamic all-body workout.
Three tips to ensure you squat safely and target the right muscles.
Five-time world champion Lesley Paterson introduces us to swim strength exercises you can do anywhere using a cord.
These key lifts will build a bombproof body for the year ahead.
The third 30-minute strength workout in our four-part series from Coach Erin Carson adds some intensity to build a solid foundation for a healthy, fast season.
Here’s how to do it right.
A fun plan to build the essential mobility, strength, control, and power you need to be a better triathlete come spring.
Treat your strength workout the same way you would treat a swim, bike or run session.
Strength work isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach.
Get stronger with these five simple strength-training maneuvers from coach Jeff Horowitz.
This silver-bullet move lets athletes move more efficiently and powerfully.
Three-time Ironman world champion Mirinda Carfrae demonstrates the exercises from strength coach Erin Carson.
Take your training to the next level with this advice from strength coach Erin Carson.
Suspension training can help you not only gain strength, but also increase your stability while developing better neuromuscular coordination.
Increase your swim strength with this simple-to-execute routine.
Strength work is a valuable part of your training regimen both as a way to improve power output and for preventing injuries.
This strength session is focused on endurance, with lower intensity exercises and short rest.
Weight training has amazing endurance benefits, but we tend to skip it anyway. Here's how to get motivated the next time you’re feeling lazy.
These static exercises target key muscles and prepare you safely for dynamic, explosive moves, and better running.
When you're an endurance athlete, any imbalance is exaggerated because it takes place over hundreds of hours.
Fix and treat the imbalances that are causing you neck pain or mobility issues.
This exercise engages your entire core.
Ready to test the weight room waters? Here's a great routine for getting started.
Struggling to fit strength work into your plan? Do this quick and easy circuit, which uses only an exercise ball.
The deadlift is an effective exercise that won't disrupt your training.
Lifting heavy weights to improve endurance performance might seem counterintuitive, but it can benefit distance athletes more than you might think.
On the road again? Try these four quick-and-easy workouts next time you’re forced inside.
Counteract the specific effect of indoor training with this mobility, stability, and strength routine.
Use these super-simple dynamic pre-workout drills to get more out of your body.
The single leg dead lift balances and strengthens your hip muscles, the ones that generate the most power when riding.
A small amount of strength and mobilization work can reduce your risk of injury—and increase speed.