How Strong are Your Bones?
Susan Kitchen Dec. 06, 2016
During the offseason, we flock to indoor pools and training sessions. The lack of sunshine can lead to inadequate vitamin D, which plays a critical role in bone health. Here's what you need to know.
USA Triathlon Tips: Transition
Dec. 06, 2016
Coach Joe Rich shares three steps for an efficient transition.
4 Tips for Planning a Successful Race Calendar
Marty Gaal Dec. 05, 2016
After a couple weeks of laying on the couch, you get the itch and start looking for events. As you get ready to launch into another season, take time to make a plan of attack with the SWOT method.
Awakening: An Excerpt from Siri Lindley’s “Surfacing”
Siri Lindley with Julia Beeson Polloreno Dec. 05, 2016
Before Siri Lindley came to dominate the sport of triathlon, she was controlled by deep-seated insecurity that sabotaged her races and forced her to hide her sexuality.
Eating Healthy for the Holidays
Becca Rick Dec. 05, 2016
Here's how to continue to enjoy the pleasurable aspect of sharing food this season without the worry of buying up a size on your next pair of jeans.
6 Tweaks That Took 10 Minutes Off My IRONMAN Swim Time
Peter Kadzielawski Dec. 05, 2016
Did you learn to swim as an adult? Have you given up gaining swim speed? This coach was there too, but thanks to six tweaks, he's taken 10 minutes off of his IRONMAN swim time (and you can too!).
Setting Goals that Work for You
Dr. Steve Jonas Nov. 29, 2016
Is the goal to win the race, to win your age group, to set a PR in a particular race, to qualify for an Worlds, to make the time limit, to simply finish, happily and healthily, saying to yourself “I had fun out there today!”
Fuel the Machine: Eating to Maximize Endurance Exercise Performance
Liz Fusco Nov. 28, 2016
Eating right trains your energy systems to be machine-like, that is, efficient in their processing of nutrients. Here's how to fuel appropriately and know how much is enough.
How to Find the Perfect Swim Pace
Justin Chester Nov. 28, 2016
When it comes to intensity, everyone has a different definition of moderate or fast. Use this test protocol and calculator to determine your swim zones.
10 Ways to Reduce Frontal Drag
Gary Hall Sr. Nov. 28, 2016
Frontal drag is the No. 1 enemy of the swimmer. In any given medium, the frontal drag forces of an object are determined by its shape, its surface texture (friction) and its speed squared. Here are 10 good ways to help reduce frontal drag when swimming.