Triathlon Articles

A triathlon is a multi-sport event featuring swimming, cycling and running in immediate succession over various distances. Triathletes compete for the fastest overall course completion time, including timed transitions. To compete in this grueling race, athletes have to be in elite physical shape. STACK's content features four-time Ironman champion Chrissie Wellington and Ironman World Champion Chris "Macca" McCormack. Tap into their mental toughness to succeed.

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How Training Like a Fighter Can Make You a Better Athlete

Every fight we watch, whether it is boxing, MMA, or something else, is won in the gym before either contestant enters the ring. Fights of all kind are a...

How to Choose the Correct Running Shoes for Triathletes

Triathlons are high impact sports that require kit designed to handle the stress of training and racing. Running shoes for triathletes are an important...

What Every Athlete Can Learn From Ironman Record Holder Craig Alexander

A 2.4-mile swim. A 112-mile bike ride. A 26.2-mile marathon run. Just listing the components of an Ironman Triathlon can be enough to make ...

8 Ways to Speed Up Your Triathlon Transitions

Summer is just around the corner, and with it, another triathlon season. You've spent the past couple of months putting in laps in the pool, spins on...

Why Endurance Athletes Need to Deadlift

If you are an endurance athlete, you may think that continuing to practice a particular event for prolonged periods of time will get you to where you...

How To Schedule Your Triathlon Training The Right Way

It is said of war that no battle plan survives first contact with the enemy, and that is just as true when it comes to scheduling a triathlon training...

How to Make Running a Family Event

Some families like to bond by going to the movies or playing board games. Mine goes running. This started back in 2013 when I was 9 years old. My...

5 Signs That You Are Ready For Your First Ironman

Ironman events are more popular than ever, as thousands of athletes prepare to participate in one of the toughest physical events ever. Most athletes...

Triathletes: Avoid These 5 Open Water Swimming Disasters

Open water can be—and for many is—terrifying. Even professional, well-trained open water swimmers can feel a sense of dread when they enter the water....

5 Tips to Avoid Rookie Mistakes at Your First Triathlon

Nothing does more for an ego than competing in a triathlon. It's a testament to not only your fitness, but also your endurance level — both mental and...

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