Sprint Triathlon Training

Your Guide to Sprint Triathlon Training

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Periodization: The 4 Phases of Training

Have you ever heard that you need to "periodize" your triathlon training? Here, Active Expert Gale Bernhardt explains what that actually means.

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How CrossFit Can Benefit Triathletes

When done correctly, CrossFit can help athletes get over a frustrating plateau of persistent injury and stale performance, and onto an upward athletic

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Beginners: How Many Races Should You Do?

You've challenged yourself to one triathlon; why not capitalize on your fitness and add more? Find out how many you should choose and how to space out

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So You Wanna Be a Triathlete?

It might not be what you expect but it's more than you could ever imagine. Find out how your life will change when you become a triathlete.

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Are Brick Runs Overrated?

A lot of emphasis has been put on brick workouts over the last few years, but they might actually be holding you back. Find out why.

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Does Competition Boost Performance?

Mark Allen recorded the fastest ever marathon in Ironman history at the 1989 world championship event. Find out how his competition with Dave Scott li

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Run, Bike, Swim: The Early Days of Tri

Russ Jones is the recipient of what's thought to be the first triathlon trophy ever awarded. Find out what it was like in the early days from someone

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Erik Taylor excels at helping endurance athletes—from pro racers to weekend warriors who love to run—increase strength and reduce injury.