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Triathlon injuries

Running a Marathon again after Rhabdo

in Triathlon injuries

Hey there folks: I live in Guatemala City, and was recently hospitalized for 4 days under IV conditions, after not completing a Half Ironman in Hot and Humid Weather conditions. Apparent diagnosis indicated confirmed acute renal failure, due to dehydration. I was never under intensive care. I am an experimented triathlete ( 3 Ironman finishes... MORE

Chin -Tibia is a little tender, but there is...

in Triathlon injuries

I do not really have a the common symptoms of a Stress fracture. I recently recovered from stress fractures, but even then the pain was not bad. When I run there is no pain, and I ice when I am done. I have a Tri May 31, and am planning on continuing my training routine... MORE

how tight should an IT Band brace be?

in Endurance injuries, Iliotibial band injuries, Knee injuries, Knee pain, Leg injuries, Overtraining injuries, Running injuries, Sports injury treatment, Sports Medicine, Triathlon injuries

I have been stuggling with IT Band syndromefor a couple of months now and I cant go over 5 miles at a comfortable pace without the pain. I did 10 a few days ago and really aggrivated the problem and its taking me days to eleviate the pain. I’ve tried a strap, appropriately named the... MORE

Weight-training for Veteran Athletes

in Athletics injuries, Cycling injuries, Gymnastics injuries, Rowing injuries, Swimming injuries, Tennis injuries, Triathlon injuries, Weight training injuries

To keep your spine strong as you get older, a little weight-training will do you a power of good One of the roles played by the spinal column is to form a strong, stabilising base for most athletic movements, but the spinal column itself is subject to some instability among athletes. In fact, one of... MORE

Do triathletes really have fewer injuries, and which ones...

in Triathlon injuries

In theory, triathletes should have fewer overuse injuries, compared to other endurance athletes. After all, ‘cross training’ is believed to minimise the risk of injury (and is even prescribed for injured athletes as a way to recover), and triathletes cross train routinely. A triathlete whose main strength is running, for example, could be described as... MORE

The effect of cold and flu remedies on performance,...

in Cycling injuries, Drugs, Head injuries, Supplements, Swimming injuries, Triathlon injuries, Ultra endurance injuries

Can cold and flu remedies actually harm an athlete’s performance? [adsense:336×280:1772170819] ‘I firmly believe that if the whole of materia medica, as now used, could be sunk to the bottom of the sea, it would be all the better for mankind – and all the worse for the fishes.’ Oliver Wendell Holmes The cold and... MORE

Using cross training for injury prevention and performance gains

in Cycling injuries, Endurance injuries, Mountain Biking Injuries, Rowing injuries, Rugby injuries, Swimming injuries, Triathlon injuries, Weight training injuries

Cross training, the use of a different method of training to your normal activity, has been around for years. For example, rowers have not only used weight training as an alternative mode of exercise to improve performances at the regatta but also employ endurance activities off the water, such as running and cycling, to complement... MORE



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