Are Your Stress Levels Causing Injury? – Triathlete

Each month, Dr. Jeffrey Sankoff looks at a recent study or a body of research to talk to the researchers, explaining the process behind it, and break down the findings. This month: A recent review of research looking at the psychological and psychosocial factors that lead to injury—in other words, injuries are more than just … Read more

The road to Sub8: Chris McCormack on LCB injury, and who replaces her – Elite News

When Lucy Charles-Barclay was ruled out of both the IRONMAN World Championship in St George and that Sub8 bid, it was a big blow for both events. Lucy would have lined up as favorite for the women’s title in Utah, and likely the same for that head-to-head with the great Nicola Spirig in Germany in … Read more

Nicola Spirig on Sub8: Injury report, pacing team, ‘top secret’ wetsuit – Elite News

Nicola Spirig is still on course for that eagerly-awaited Sub7Sub8 bid in June, but the road to Germany is proving to be quite a rocky one for the Swiss superstar. The 2012 Olympic gold medallist broke her collarbone and two ribs as well as suffering a punctured lung in a bike crash in early February. … Read more

Lucy Charles-Barclay Injury Forces Withdrawal From St. George, Sub8 Project – 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+. Lucy Charles-Barclay, one of the favorites for the Ironman world title in St. George next month, is … Read more

A Top PT Answers Your Injury Questions – 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+. This past week in the Team Triathlete community, physical therapist and athletic trainer Shefali Christopher answered injury … Read more

Pain gain: How injury helped turn Magnus Ditlev into an uber biker – Elite News

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and that was clearly the case for Magnus Ditlev when he suffered a serious injury on the eve of his professional triathlon debut. The giant Dane spent more than four months is only able to use a stationary trainer after breaking his shoulder, collarbone and arm in … Read more

Is this Pain Really an Injury or Not?

4 Steps to Identify if you need to engage in a Formal Rehabilitation Protocol or just Rest Runners are accustomed to a certain amount discomfort. Training can be hard and uncomfortable at times which is exactly why it’s so rewarding and addicting. It can get a bit confusing when it comes to physical injuries and … Read more