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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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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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Open Water Swim Tips

Open Water Swim Tips

Whether you are an aspiring open water swimmer or a triathlete, mastering open water swimming can be an intimidating task.  Any triathlete has gone through several rites of ...

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2 Great Quick Indoor Workouts for Winter Training

2 Great Quick Indoor Workouts for Winter Training

We often get asked about training ideas for the offseason. While we address the topic of offseason training in our triathlon and training ebooks, we wanted to provide you with two ...

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Triathlon Swim Starts:  Wave vs. Time Trail (and others)

Triathlon Swim Starts: Wave vs. Time Trail (and others)

Since the order of events in a triathlon is always the same -- swim, bike, and run, in that order -- the beginning of a triathlon always involves the swim start.  However, ...

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Five Reasons to Consider Joining a Triathlon Club

Five Reasons to Consider Joining a Triathlon Club

 When it comes to athletics, everyone has different ways of motivating themselves and becoming better at training.  Some have a workout buddy, others subscribe to ...

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