Looking to sign up for your first triathlon? We share everything you need to know to help you have a successful first race.
We hear from ”German Forrest Gump” Jonas Deichmann, Colorado renames a controversial mountain, and a family of bears shows their holiday cheer
Snowmaking efforts intensify amid dry holiday weekend, triathlon’s first Black female pro, and a wipeout for the ages
Dreaming of where to tri next? These picturesque races offer a reason to gawk at the surroundings of the world’s most scenic triathlons while you swim, bike, and run.
Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon
Eight one-of-a-kind events for those who aren't into the standard swim, bike, run
Ötillö Swimrun is a grueling race series alternating long passages of open-water swimming with rugged runs of up to 40 miles. But unlike a triathlon, there’s no biking. That’s great news for W. Hodding Carter, a former collegiate swimmer who plans to qualify for the world championship. At age 56.
Evolutionary biologists weigh in on the eternal training dilemma of how to allocate time and energy to three different disciplines
The company behind the smart bike helmet just launched a watch. Here's our take.
Eric Lagerstrom competed in his first triathlon when he was just 12 years old. He turned pro at age 23, and he’s now a top competitor on the World Triathlon Series. He has also become a skilled videographer and often captures footage during his own races—using GoPros and drones.
A new social media initiative has many prominent endurance athletes publicly speaking out against doping. But in order to affect real change, the initiative has to come from the top down.
In this video from Red Bull, Thomas shares how he stays focused and balances his various roles, plus his go-to workout, nutrition strategy and his tips for long-term fitness success.
Sarah Piampiano left a high-powered investment banking gig to train for triathlons full time. Five years later, she's a champion. Here's how she did it.
Last week, at the International Triathlon Union’s Grand Final, Jonny Brownlee nearly lost consciousness a quarter-mile from the finish line. This is the most recent example of a trend that seems to plague the sport.
Is the world’s most dominant triathlete primed for gold?
James Lawrence, aka the Iron Cowboy, ran 50 Ironman triathlons in 50 days this summer. He did it all with his five young children in tow.
The data behind elite performances
What the purchase by a Chinese billionaire means for the sport
James Lawrence completed 50 Ironman distance events in 50 states in 50 consecutive days to bring attention to childhood obesity.
Inside the wildly successful USAT College Recruitment Program
Leadville, Western States, and the New York Marathon all use some type of lottery system to determine entrants as well
Having a nemesis can up your game big time. But choose wisely
New research is helping athletes engineer their own flow state
It's time pro women got an equal number of slots to compete in triathlon's premiere World Championship event.
Pro photographer Larry Rosa looks for pain, postcards, and the hidden stories within every endurance race.
Bet you didn’t think this would come up in your fitness regimen, but your esophagus needs love during training, too. Intense exercise can contribute to heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), and there’s a good chance that ramping up your routine may be causing your symptoms, says…
A triathlon camp is a fantastic idea if you’re able to get away for three days to a week. There, you’ll not only sharpen your knowledge about proper nutrition, training techniques, and race strategies, but also enjoy the fun of bonding with a small group of people by suffering…
The Kona Ironman is this week, so we take a look at the latest and greatest new gear from Hincapie, Zoot, Barracuda, and Felt
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Triathlon is booming, with hundreds of events being added to the calendar each year and thousands of goggle-eyed newbies lining up to swim, bike, and run for the first time. But only one race still really matters. Greetings from the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, ground zero of America's multisport madness
Not just protein, but calories, carbs, and other nutrients—it’s all important. If you skimp on food during intense training, your body will tap into your lean muscle mass for energy. As you increase the intensity of your workouts, your protein intake should increase from about 0.6 to 0.9 grams of…