Build mental toughness and explore what you’re capable of accomplishing It’s easy to get wrapped up in the latest gear and training technology. Triathletes get caught up in the latest nutrition, the newest GPS watch, or the most recent bike to hit the market. But can those get you over the proverbial hump? Maybe not. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]