Swim School: How to Release the Air in your Lungs While Swimming

By Gary Hall Sr. | July 02, 2019, 12 p.m. (ET) When our lungs are filled with air while swimming, we are suspended in the water. In other words, we weigh zero. When we completely exhale all the air, even with some residual air in our lungs, our total body weight is around 8-9 pounds… Continue reading Swim School: How to Release the Air in your Lungs While Swimming

What is the Best Choice of Milk for Athletes?

By Lisi Bratcher | July 09, 2019, 4:13 p.m. (ET) Cashew, rice, almond, soy, oat, unsweetened, 1%, lactose-free — the milk shelves at the supermarket are lined with a variety of options. You might have wondered which one is the best choice to boost your fitness. Discover how fueling with plant-based, lactose-free or regular skim… Continue reading What is the Best Choice of Milk for Athletes?

Injuries are Common. But there are Basic Methods to Help You Avoid Them

By John Hansen | July 16, 2019, 9:55 a.m. (ET) Injuries are a common and negative side effect of triathlon training and racing. However, there are several ways to mitigate and avoid common injuries. To begin, there a several common strategies to prevent most injuries, no matter where they occur on the body and they… Continue reading Injuries are Common. But there are Basic Methods to Help You Avoid Them

Does Intermittent Fasting Improve Triathlon Performance?

By Jason Diehl MD, Niraj Patel DO | July 16, 2019, 4:29 p.m. (ET) Intermittent fasting — periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink — is an ancient practice that has been followed in a variety of different ways throughout the course of history [1]. This process has become a viral topic that has… Continue reading Does Intermittent Fasting Improve Triathlon Performance?

Sports Nutrition for Youth Athletes

By Bob Seebohar | July 25, 2019, 10:57 a.m. (ET) Out are the days where we assume young athletes should follow the same daily nutrition plan as their parents. Young athletes have different needs not only based on their developmental stages but also their learning preferences and environment. By recognizing some of these differences, you… Continue reading Sports Nutrition for Youth Athletes