Gale Bernhardt's Triathlon Archive
Hone your multisport skills with these triathlon-related articles from Active Expert Gale Bernhardt. From early-season to the offseason and every race in between, this archive will help you reach your peak performance.
If you're trying out a new race or a new distance, it pays to arrive prepared. Consider packing these gear options for your race, and be ready for almost anything.
Searching for a faster final leg at your next Ironman? Combine pace work with heart rate training in your run workouts and build speed for the final 26.2 miles.
Before little problems on race morning threaten to derail your day, be prepared. Here's how to create the ultimate race bag to take to your next triathlon.
Even the toughest pool workouts can't prepare you for a frigid swim in open water. Here's why adapting to cold water can give you a leg up on the competition.
With several weeks to spare before a nine-week training plan starts, one triathlete wonders whether repeated the early build period of the plan is better than doing extra base training.
Cheating at the pro level usually incurs stiff penalties, but what discipline is taken in the age-group ranks? How would you react to a course-cutter during a race?
Continuing the discussion on cheaters, Gale Bernhardt talks to a few sports psychology professionals to get their take on the moral, legal and social issues surrounding athletic rule-breaking.