Category: Science of Triathlon

Thermoregulation: Tips for Keeping Cool When It’s Hot

We found this great article by Garret Rock that we thought our readers would find useful and insightful. Enjoy… Thermoregulation is the ability of an organism to maintain a body temperature within certain boundaries, even when the surrounding temperature is very different. Basically, this refers to your ability to stay warm in cool environments, and […]

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Supplements for Triathletes Part 1: What Is Really Necessary During Training?

Supplements for Triathletes Part 1: What Is Really Necessary During Training? The world of endurance sports is being inundated with supplements manufactured with the endurance athlete in mind. It’s easy to get wrapped up in supplementing. Before you know it you’re taking a handful of pills in the morning, a special powder for your water bottles, and […]

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The Stretching Debate

For years practitioners, personal trainers, and everyone in between has preached stretching. I remember having 15-20 minute stretching sessions prior to our baseball practices and off-season training sessions in college. However, several recent studies have concluded that stretching does not prevent injury and may actually be detrimental to performance. These studies have drawn attention from […]

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