Varicose veins and athletes: what they are, causes, and treatment

What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are swollen bulging veins that usually occur on the legs and around the ankles, though they can be found on the thighs, calves and sometimes in intimate areas around the genitalia and buttocks. They’re a relatively common condition that can affect up to 30% of us in our lifetime. … Read more

Lars Wichert Is On the Cam Wurf Plan for Triathlon Dominance – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. Three-time rowing world champion Lars Wichert has taken a road less traveled to becoming a triathlete, but … Read more

Are You Capable of Non-Reactive Training? – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. Quick quiz: Do any of these describe a past experience? You went into a long group ride … Read more

How Can I Sleep More Comfortably When I’m Injured? – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. When it comes to recovery from your training and racing, there are many different options to choose … Read more

The Link Between PTSD, Support, and Exercise in Military Veterans – Triathlete

Kevin*, a 37-year-old former officer in the US Army, believes that training for triathlons saved his life not once, but twice. “I don’t remember thinking to myself, ‘Drinking is going to help me get to sleep tonight,’ but I was doing it every night,” he said, reflecting anyway on the months when he first began … Read more

Take It International – Triathlete

“], “filter”: { “nextExceptions”: “img, blockquote, div”, “nextContainsExceptions”: “img, blockquote”} }”> For access to all of our training, gear, and race coverage, plus exclusive training plans, FinisherPix photos, event discounts, and GPS apps, >”,”name”:”in-content-cta”,”type”:”link “}}”>sign up for Outside+. There’s no vacation like a race-cation. That trip nominally planned around your favorite triathlon—but really about so … Read more