Beginner Triathlete - Triathlon Injuries articles

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photoIf one muscle has restrictions it can limit the range of motion on the connecting joint and have a domino effect as that tension and restriction is carried down the chain.
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photoHere’s a review of three common injuries in triathletes and a brief review of what to do if you experience one of these injuries: Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendonitis and Swimmers Shoulder.
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photoI find this is occurring after almost every workout. The pattern is always the same: freezing 10 min after a workout and 2 hours to warm up again. I am not sick. My diet is healthy.
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photo Are there other triathletes who have compensated for lack of running due to arthritis? How is that done or how is it managed?
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photoWhile regular and moderate exercise such as light jogging has been shown to boost immune system function, more vigorous exercise can suppress the immune system.
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photoInjuries do happen, and we would like to discuss a few injuries that are common. All of these injuries can fall under the category of what are commonly called overuse injuries.
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photoAs we enter the summer months of training and racing it seems reasonable to discuss issues around heat illness: what is it, how do we recognize it, what can we do about it, and how do we prevent it.
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photoWhen trying to understand what your body is telling you with a sensation of pain, it is helpful to be analytical. Pay close attention to the characteristics of the pain to help with diagnosis.
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photoExercise performance will invariably be negatively affected. Add to this the feelings of malaise and weakness and one might wonder, “Why bother?”
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photoExercise-related hyponatremia (low sodium in the blood) is a rare cause of death in endurance athletes. Symptoms include headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, difficulty breathing and seizure.
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photoThe weather is warming and the season is getting started for many triathletes. Keep these tips in mind to avoid heat cramps, exhaustion and stroke.
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photoInjury prevention strategies that all new triathletes should be familiar with prior to embarking on a training regimen.
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photoEarly diagnosis and proper care from a sports medicine trained physician are essential for good management of a stress fracture. This will help avoid complications in the future.
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photoTry to view your injury as another athletic challenge and an opportunity for personal learning and growth. Identify the skills that help you succeed as an athlete.
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photoHow do I find a GP/family doctor that also understands swimming/running/biking
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