Triathlon Training Through the Holidays

November through December pose a few specific challenges for the dedicated triathlete. Not only is the weather turning sour and the daylight short at this time of year, but family obligations can quickly take over your winter training plans. Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve sometimes feel like a one-two (or three) knockout punch … More Triathlon Training Through the Holidays

How Focusing On One Sport During The Off Season Can Help Triathletes

Why Triathletes Need an Off Season In The First Place The late fall is a time for rejuvenation, rest, and reflection for triathletes. After a long season of racing, which can start as early as March and extend into November (or later), taking time away from training is a necessity. It is an equally important … More How Focusing On One Sport During The Off Season Can Help Triathletes

Why Low Carb Diets Don’t Work For Triathletes

The Greedy Bastards in the Diet Industry are Not Your Friend The weight loss industry is worth $72 billion. This behemoth sector includes everything from fad diets touted in best selling books to weight loss pills, “cleanses,” and gym memberships. Unfortunately, the rapid growth of the diet industry has seemingly little impact on Americans’ waistlines. … More Why Low Carb Diets Don’t Work For Triathletes

How Triathletes Can Boost Their Testosterone Naturally

The sex hormone testosterone plays a vital role in both males and females, promoting bone and muscle growth, sex drive, overall well being, and warfare. Moderate exercise, reduction in body fat, and healthy eating increase testosterone levels in the general public, though hard training—the kind that is necessary for competing at a high level in … More How Triathletes Can Boost Their Testosterone Naturally