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triathlon

Is Yoga The Key To Acing An Ironman? This Triathlete Thinks So

"I practice yoga six days a week. I give yoga all the credit for me to be able to come back as strong as I have."

Leigh Weingus
October 5

The Simple Writing Exercise Olympian Gwen Jorgensen Uses To Succeed

You're going to want to give this one a try.

Amanda MacMillan
August 9 2016

5 Reasons To Do Squats Every Day

Squats are a mainstay in just about every program for trainers and athletes. The move has a variety of benefits for every body, no matter where you...

Nora Tobin
March 29 2015

How To Believe In Yourself When No One Else Does

Ironman champion Hillary Biscay explains how she went from being a terrible age-group swimmer to a world-class professional athlete. In this talk, she...

August 3 2014

Ironman Champ Hillary Biscay On How To Stay Strong When You Want To Quit

Ironman champion Hillary Biscay has finished 66 Ironmans in her career, and at some point in every single one of them she has wanted to quit and cry....

June 11 2014

5 Tips For Anyone Who Thinks They Can't Do A Triathlon

I often meet people who tell me they would love to do what I do—endurance sports—run a marathon, finish a triathlon, etc ... but that they...

Hillary Biscay
August 16 2013

5 Tips To Finish Your First Ironman

I've been a professional triathlete for eight years and have finished 61 Ironmans. But back in 2001, when I was training for my first Ironman as an...

Hillary Biscay
July 23 2013

How A Shaman Helped An Ironman Athlete Become A Champion

Recently, Hawaii Ironman World Champion Mark Allen was voted ESPN's Greatest Endurance Athlete of all Time. But his success wasn't always so obvious....

Brant Secunda
March 10 2013

I Am Not A Conventional Mom

I am not conventional. I haven’t ever really “fit” in. When I was growing up, I was always just left of center.

Dawn Elder
November 6 2012

Why You Need to Read 'Finding Ultra' by Rich Roll

Even if you aren’t dreaming of completing an endurance race, you’ll still be blown away by Rich Roll’s account of his transformation from an...

Colleen Wachob
May 24 2012

Hillary Biscay's Ultraman Thanksgiving Detox

After a day of gratefulness, there are many different ways we choose to enjoy our post-Thanksgiving bliss. For some of us this involves detoxifying...

Colleen Wachob
November 26 2010

Ultraman Essentials

After eight Ironman races this year, I am in the thick of my preparation for my longest race yet: the Ultraman World Championships on the big island...

Hillary Biscay
November 9 2010

Banana Gluten-Free Scones: Rich Roll Ultraman-Style

Whether your morning breakfast ritual involves a Spirulina-infused green blend, organic sprouted Ezekiel bread, or some grain-ola, experts agree that...

Colleen Wachob
October 29 2010

Ironman Champ Hillary Biscay on Shorter Races

World Triathlon Corporation , the owner of Ironman , the famous 141-mile triathlon, is launching a series of 13 shorter races called the 5150 series ,...

October 11 2010

How I Got Started as a Professional Triathlete

I won’t waste your time here with a treatise on the benefits of exercise, of getting in shape, or of having an athletic goal. Once you set foot out...

Hillary Biscay
July 6 2010

Q & A with Rich Roll: Plant-Based Ultraman

There are few people on the planet as fit as ultra-distance endurance athlete Rich Roll. Even among the elite, disciplined cadre of Ironman athletes,...

Colleen Wachob
June 21 2010

Eat Like an Ironman Champ: Q & A with Hillary Biscay

There are few athletes who enjoy training and competing as much as Ironman champion Hillary Biscay. Hillary's peers, some of the toughest athletes in...

Colleen Wachob
May 20 2010

Q & A with Christopher McDougall: Born to Run

Christopher McDougall's best-selling book, Born to Run , is one of those game-changing books that comes along every ten years or so. It was the book...

Jason Wachob
May 18 2010

Q & A with Rip Esselstyn: The Engine 2 Diet

World-class triathlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn is used to responding to emergencies. So when he learned that some of his fellow Engine 2...

Jason Wachob
April 29 2010

Study: Running Barefoot is Better

We knew that Laird Hamilton was fan of walking and running barefoot, and now there's a new study that further supports its merits. Researchers found...

January 29 2010