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 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?
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
By ROKA | Aug. 01, 2019, 10:30 a.m. (ET) Sponsored Content by ROKA Triathlon technology progresses at a mindboggling rate. For a sport where seconds can be the difference between a spot on the podium or a Kona-qualifying finish, every performance advantage is critical. Most triathletes focus on the bike leg when it comes to gear—not… Continue reading Why Wetsuit Design Matters
Got your first Ironman coming up and, and worried you’re going to mess it up from the off? Tim Don explains how to pace it so you avoid a DNF disaster Posted: 24 June 2019by Tim Don Some say that pacing is an art, but in Ironman it’s more a skill… and a bloody tough… Continue reading How to pace your first Ironman