By ROKA | June 26, 2019, 11:30 a.m. (ET) Sponsored Content by ROKA WHY DOES A SWIMSKIN MAKE YOU FASTER? Swimskins are a triathlete’s best friend when it comes to warm water races where wetsuits aren’t legal. They’re designed to be worn over your race kit and reduce friction in the water, shaving time… Continue reading Why Does a Swimskin Make You Faster?
By Katie Rhodes | July 01, 2019, 4 p.m. (ET) Overthinking is an all too often occurrence for most of us, and when it comes to preparing meals for the week it can shift into overdrive. Hey, I am guilty of it too and for good reason. Some barriers that make meal planning daunting include… Continue reading Athlete’s Guide to Successful Meal Preparation
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
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?
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
By Seth Rose | July 16, 2019, 2:30 p.m. (ET) It’s race morning and you are scrambling around trying to grab all your gear for the big dance. You know how it goes. Your mind is racing. You are constantly checking the time, either worrying that you will be late to transition or worrying that… Continue reading Using Pre-Performance Routines for Success
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 . This process has become a viral topic that has… Continue reading Does Intermittent Fasting Improve Triathlon Performance?
By Ross Hartley | July 23, 2019, 2 p.m. (ET) Happy summer! As you progress both through your purposeful training and calculated race calendar, I invite you to keep several ideas in mind for the rest of the season. You first began this season by (hopefully) setting goals. I am a big proponent of deliberate… Continue reading Learn How to Crush Your ‘A’ Race This Season
Wondering what activities/fuelling you should do during your taper week, before an Ironman triathlon? We asked top Ironman pro Tim Don for his advice Posted: 23 August 2018by Tim Don Tapering! Man, it’s tough to get it right at every level, but especially before an Ironman when you only get one or two bites of… Continue reading How to taper for Ironman
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