Entries by CapTex Tri

How & Why to Use Elastic Laces for Triathlons

Elastic laces are a popular choice for triathletes because they are comfortable and secure. They stay in place during vigorous activity, yet they’re also easy to take off when you need to transition from one stage of the race to another. In this blog post, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about elastic […]

Common Mistakes Triathletes Make and How to Avoid Them

The dynamic nature of triathlon makes it special and challenging at the same time. Triathlon races demand a lot of agility. There are common mistakes that triathletes make while going for this thrilling event. Due to these mistakes, the path to perfection may seem full of pitfalls. In order to avoid these mistakes, you need […]

When to Wear a Wetsuit

Sometimes because of colder water temperatures, a tri suit is not enough and triathletes will opt to add a wetsuit to wear during the swim. Wearing a wetsuit has many advantages and a few disadvantages, so what are they? When are they helpful or even required? Should I go for a two-piece or one-piece? We created […]

How Can I Speed Up My Triathlon Transitions?

A triathlon is a competition with three sports, which means there are two points in the race where you must transition from one sport to the next. It can take a lot of practice to get good at transitioning between the sports, but there are things you can do to make it faster! We made a […]

Preparing for Open Water: Breathing Drills

You signed up for a triathlon and chances are you are probably doing 99% of your training in a swimming pool.  Breathing can be a challenge for many swimmers, which can be exaggerated in open water where conditions may differ.  Challenges with open water include turbulence, missing a breath due to waves, running into other […]

Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Training

Whether you’re training to be faster or are simply exercising to relax and destress, practicing mindfulness during your physical activities in order to better connect with your body is a great way to achieve a balanced state of mind and find joy in your training. Often when we hear the word ‘mindfulness’ or ‘meditation’, we […]

5 Must Try Yoga Poses for Triathletes

Adding yoga to your life offers many benefits such as increasing mobility and range of motion, preventing injuries, and relieving pain. Hopefully, you already have some kind of stretching routine included in your training. If you don’t, the offseason is the perfect time to try some new things! We’ve compiled a list of the 5 […]

Avoid Knee Pain During Triathlon Training

If you experience knee pain during your training, you’ll want to make some changes to the way you train as well as look into what could be causing the pain. The source of the pain can come from any of the three tri disciplines, so you’ll want to pay close attention to when you feel […]

How to Fix a Squeaky Bike

You manage to get ready, on your bike, and ready to zen out for some miles when all of a sudden you hear it – squeak… squeak… squeak… AND IT IS SUPER ANNOYING! Many of us have been annoyed by having a squeaky bike from time to time. The question is, what is it and […]