Feb 1, 2018, 8:22 AM
Triathlon Matchmaking : Steps to find the right coach for you!
Jun 21, 2017, 6:10 PM
You hear stuff every day about things you can do to stay injury-free and keep swimming, cycling and running consistently. But, be honest, do you actually do this stuff? Do you put it off hoping that you won’t get hurt? Action works better than hope. And most type-A triathletes thrive with to-do…
Jun 21, 2017, 5:58 PM
Let’s call it the Hamlet moment, when triathletes bust into an internal soliloquy debating whether to train or not to train. Whether ‘tis nobler to suffer the aches and pains of a multi-brick, or to set a new alarm and sleep, perchance to dream. We’ve all been there — even the pros. But not everyone…
Jun 21, 2017, 5:47 PM
“I believe in the basics: attention to, and perfection of, tiny details that might commonly be overlooked. They might seem trivial, perhaps even laughable to those who don’t understand, but they aren’t. They are fundamental to your progress — they are the difference between champions and near…
Jun 21, 2017, 11:54 AM
Fear of swimming in open water? Nope. Fear of falling off your bike? Not that either. Fear of serious injury? Not even. Let’s face it. Most of us are more afraid of embarrassing ourselves, of looking stupid or clueless, than anything else. Never fear. There are ways to avoid all that in your first…
Jun 21, 2017, 9:13 AM
Do you swim? Do you bike? Do you run? Well, why not do all three? Here are the top 10 reasons why you should give triathlon a whirl. Warning: this sport is highly addicting.
Jun 21, 2017, 7:50 AM
When it comes to fueling during your triathlon training, not all calories are the same. For instance, the number of calories in a banana may be equal to that in a mixed alcohol drink, but we would never recommend refueling with a cocktail after a workout. Consuming quality calories from real foods…
Jun 20, 2017, 6:39 PM
What if I told you that you could massively improve your triathlon racing without breaking a sweat, pulling on Lycra or lathering up with chamois cream? One of the most important factors related to the outcome of your training and racing has absolutely nothing to do with swimming, biking or running…
Jun 20, 2017, 6:28 PM
Many new competitors start out on a road bike. You can ride on a mountain bike if you choose. It certainly wouldn’t hurt to invest in a road bike or triathlon bike if you plan to be in the sport for a while. If you plan to purchase a bike, a proper fit goes a long way toward making sure you’re…
Jun 20, 2017, 6:06 PM
Now that your bag is dropped, it’s time to discuss the race as it will unfold. We will start with the swim start and work our way through T1, the bike, T2, the run and then the finish line. We cover what to expect, how to navigate through each aspect of the race course.