Entries by CapTexComms

Resistance Bands: How to Use Them Effectively

Add resistance bands to your training and learn to use them effectively Resistance bands are known as workout bands or exercise bands. They’re used during training to build strength and increase flexibility. They can be beneficial whether you’re training for a triathlon or want another form of cross-training. They come in various lengths and different […]

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May 30, 2022 Race through the Texas Capital at CapTex Tri presented by Life Time. This Memorial Day Weekend race draws athletes from all over to kick off summer in Austin, Texas. The race begins with a swim in Lady Bird Lake with beautiful views of the downtown Austin skyline. The bike course takes athletes […]

Run these Austin Hills to Become a Stronger Runner

Build strength and stamina when you run these Austin hills Very few people enjoy hill workouts. But you can’t deny the benefits of including hill workouts with your routine. Whether you’re training or maintaining, adding at least one hill-based workout has many benefits. Yes, your pace will be slower, but that’s okay. You’ll build stamina, […]

How to Get Comfortable with the Aero Position

Take advantage of the benefits of riding your bike in the aero position Triathletes are always looking for different ways to get faster. That could include increased training, improved nutrition/hydration, or better equipment. If you’ve ever seen a cyclist in a more hunched-over position not using their original handlebar, they’re in the aero position. Their […]

How Your Bike Cadence Can Influence Your Run

Focus more on your bike cadence when you learn how it can influence your run Running is an aerobic exercise that can help burn calories, build strength, and improve your cardiovascular health. But to become a well-rounded runner you should understand how other strength-building exercises can influence your run. This is especially true for triathletes […]

Nearly 1300 Triathletes Return to Racing at CapTex Triathlon

Austin skyline provided the backdrop for CapTex Tri’s return to racing The 29th annual CapTex Triathlon presented by Life Time welcomed nearly 1300 triathletes from 26 states to Austin, Texas, for their return to racing during Memorial Day weekend. Race weekend included a one-day expo, endless views of downtown Austin, and triathletes crossing their first […]

2021 CapTex Triathlon Ready to Showcase Downtown Austin

Austin’s only downtown triathlon set to welcome nearly 1500 triathletes High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, is ready to welcome triathletes to the 2021 CapTex Triathlon presented by Life Time during Memorial Day weekend. Nearly 1500 triathletes from 26 states have registered for Austin’s only […]

How to Set Up Your Transition Area on Race Day

Enjoy a smooth race morning when you properly set up your transition area Properly setting up your transition area can help reduce the amount of time it takes for you to finish. Preparing ahead of time to transition from swimming to cycling to running can help you keep your composure and focus on what’s next. […]

5 of the Best Multisport Watches for Competitive Triathletes

Read about 5 of the best multisport watches before your next purchase With so many multisport watches on the market, it can be difficult to choose one that best fits your needs. Triathletes need a watch that can track swimming, cycling, and running. Ideally, it can track all three sports combined in a single event. […]