Category: Training

Triathlon training articles, tips, and advice.

How to Shave 5 Minutes Off Your Sprint Triathlon Time

How to Shave 5 Minutes Off Your Sprint Triathlon Time

If we were to suggest you should reduce five minutes off your triathlons, most people immediately think of training harder so they can go faster.  Training is core to your ...

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What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

You can spend thousands on the sport of triathlon, but you don’t have to.  True, there are many athletes who invest hundreds or thousands of dollars each year to keep their ...

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Best Triathlon Training Plans and Guides

Best Triathlon Training Plans and Guides

Whether you are a triathlon newbie or simply looking to improve your times or distances, triathlon training plans and guides can be invaluable.  One of the first things ...

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Your First Step as a New Triathlete

Your First Step as a New Triathlete

Let’s set the stage: You signed up for your first triathlon, and the reality is now setting in that you have to actually be in race shape in just a few months. Whether you are a ...

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The Ultimate Triathlon Race-Day Checklist

The Ultimate Triathlon Race-Day Checklist

It is the night before your triathlon, and you know that you need to be on the road by 5:30am.  Now is the time to get your stuff together, your car loaded, and be ready for a ...

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Aquabike, Duathlon, Relays – Riffs on Triathlons

Aquabike, Duathlon, Relays – Riffs on Triathlons

Triathlons come in a few forms, notably with variations in the distance.  You have your super sprints, sprints, Olympics, HIMs, and the coveted Ironman.  While sprints are the ...

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Open Water Swim Safety

Open Water Swim Safety

Swimming in open water, with or without a wetsuit, can be a great experience but should always be done with safety in mind.  Swimming safely in open water will give you peace of ...

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Best Triathlon Watches

Best Triathlon Watches

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  But with the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices, ...

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Indoor Bike Trainers

Indoor Bike Trainers

If you are like us, a good bike ride can make your day.  Getting outside, exploring, and having some sun on your face are all part of what we define as a great ride.  One of the ...

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Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Cycling power meters can help cyclists take their conditioning and speed to the next level.  They might be a bit above the list of “needs” for a beginner, but many intermediate ...

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