Gale Bernhardt's Recent Articles
Not everyone is eager to visit the doctor's office when a saddle sore shows up. Here's a look at some over-the-counter products that might help get you back on the bike.
Swimming off course during a 70.3 or Ironman is an unnecessary waste of time. Use this pool workout to hone your sighting skills and find the fastest line to transition.
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.
Cyclists looking to boost their fitness before a big event can try crash training. But it's not without risks. Use these guidelines to structure this high-volume session.
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.
As you're standing at the start line before a race, are you more concerned about your bladder than you are about the competition? Here's how to avoid having to go before the gun goes off.
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.
Whether you want to be first to the line or just want to get over that hill, adding tempo intervals to your training will inject extra speed and power into your cycling.
Learn more about the remaining biathlon and cross-country skiing competitions at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
Rather than logging endless indoor miles on the treadmill or trainer, strap some skis on for winter cross-training. Find out why Nordic skiing is an ideal workout for endurance athletes.
When moving from road cycling to a Spin® class, your bike fit is sometimes lost in translation. Before post-class pain starts to show up, take matters into your own hands.
The foundation of training zones are heart rate, lactate threshold and VO2 max. But how valid is this barometer for exercise? And how much control over your training should it have?
Don't flounder during the first leg of your Olympic-distance tri. Here are 12 weeks of swimming workouts to help you reach T1 feeling strong.
Group rides can be great ways to improve your fitness in the company of others. But if you keep getting dropped on corners and hills, what can you do?
Whether you're training for a hilly ride or race or just want to mix up your indoor cycling, these workouts are inclined to elevate your climbing muscles to the next level.
You've signed up for a sprint tri, but are having second thoughts about the swim leg. Fear not. This workout plan will your build endurance and have you ready when the gun goes off.
Sick of staring at the same wall while pedaling for hours on the indoor trainer? Expand your horizons with these tips and gear choices for winter cycling.