Some of the best triathlon training plans are found online.

How to Be Your Own Coach

How often should you exercise? When's the best time to stretch? Does cross-training help or hinder your progress? The answers may surprise you.

The Fundamentals

Walk Before You Run

Pair your regular workouts with this outdoor-friendly routine for superior strength, stability, and endurance


As the trends have swung from minimalist slippers to fat shoes and back again, one thing has remained the same: to avoid injury, you need burly feet

Three explosive drills for better race-day performance

Lindsey Emery

Your mental checklist to decide if you really need to take a rest day or if you’re better off just toughing it out


This three-minute routine will make you faster and stronger and help keep you injury-free

Marginal Gains

Make the Final Push

A handful of endurance athletes on the food and gear they rely on at the start line


To see major improvement in a matter of weeks, you'll need to learn how to sprint

Adam Elder

Where triathletes can find the best online guidance

Selene Yeager

Keto, paleo, vegan, and more—we've got you covered. A few key adjustments to these basic nutrition programs ensure you can tackle heavy-effort loads and still fuel the way you want.

A side-by-side comparison of the world's top-tier 26.2s


There's a ton of misinformation about how much to hydrate and when, but the basics are actually pretty simple. Here's what you need to know.

Tailor your training to the race you're going to run


In today's quick-fix culture, it's more important than ever to remember that a few simple lifestyle changes can transform your overall health

Yes, it's possible to find helpful training advice online—if you know where to look

Ask the Fitness Coach

Your Most Frequently Asked Questions


The line between being undertrained and perfectly fit is thin. Here's how to ensure that you don't end up on the wrong side.


You're dreading workouts, easy days aren't easy, and other signs that you're spending too much time on the trails

Streamline your endurance-training data for less stress and better results


There's something crucial missing from your race-day training, and it has nothing to do with mileage, time, or intervals

The Tools

Always Training, Always Learning


You already follow the big names in the running community. Here's who they follow for news and advice.

To take your skills next level, you'll likely need a little coaching. Turn to these instructional vlogs for expert techniques, advice on how to improve quickly and effectively, and pro-approved training plans.


Frosting! Cookies! Peanut butter! It's all fair game during long days of racing.


We reached out to a few experts to see who they rely on via Twitter for trusted endurance tips


Two-time gold medalist Ashton Eaton on the importance of focus, running, and coffee.

Even the elites turn to the web to scour for new trails, recipes, and old-fashioned inspiration