Beginner Triathlete - Triathlon Injuries articles

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photoStress fractures are one of the most feared injuries in the realm of endurance sports and they are also one of the most common sidelining injuries that such athletes face.
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photoFeeling bloated during training and racing is a common concern with endurance sports like triathlon. More salt or more water? Read more!
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photoDuring the last few days I have noticed these symptoms: higher resting heart rate, increased stress and trouble sleeping. Am I overtraining?
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photoElevated blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease in the United States. There are many things to consider in the recommendation of training for individuals with high blood pressure.
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photoI was just recently diagnosed with MS, but I'm also very accepting and ready to move forward - especially in my triathlon training and I would love input and training tips.
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photoLearn about the symptoms, theory and treatment of Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC).
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photoThe goals of these treatments are to reduce the need for splints, braces, and anti-inflammatory medications while allowing the patient to continue in their activity of choice during treatment.
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photoLearn how ART therapy can provide an alternative treatment for conditions such as sprains, strains, tendonitis and tendinosis.
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photoTwenty of the total 25 deaths associated with triathlons as recorded by USA Triathlon occurred during the swim portion of the events. So, what’s the deal with swimming?
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photoFrequently it is possible to continue to train despite an injury, but it can be difficult to know what injuries you can safely train through and how to train without doing more harm.
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photoHeat stress, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke: How do these relate to hydration? Can I be well hydrated and still suffer heat stress?
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photoWhat effects does exercise have on diabetes? Depending on the level of exercise intensity and length of activity, actions may need to be taken to prevent hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.
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photoI've read different protocols on stretching versus not stretching. Any advice? I don't want to injure myself more, and I want it to heal ASAP!
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photoI am hyperflexible and tend to overextend my legs while running, resulting in pain after some training sessions. Is there anything I can do to help prevent this?
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photoDiscussions on common types of overuse injuries in endurance athletes including treatment guidelines and prevention. Injuries include swimmer's shoulder, achilles tendonitis and more.
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