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triathlon

Patient Story

‘I didn’t have very long to live’

Doctors gave Jim Oldfield a year to live. Today, he's back to training for competitions.

Could endurance sports re-shape aorta?

A lifetime of high-demand exercises might enlarge this heart structure—but it's unclear if this is beneficial or harmful.

Patient Story

A new resolution: ‘Running again’

When swelling and pain sidelined his marathon runs, Wallace Isaac Gaunichaux turned to specialists to uncover and treat a potentially dangerous vein syndrome.

Patient Story

‘You’ve gotta keep moving’

Triathlete Rob Norris is in his mid-70s, with hip replacement surgery in his rear-view mirror. Nothing has slowed his training regimen.

Patient Story

PT helps Ironman test his mettle

At age 56, Kevin Rupp aims to compete in triathlons as long as his body will let him.

Are triathletes harming their hearts?

Repetition of extreme athletic activity may cause trouble for men.