Category: Training

Triathlon training articles, tips, and advice.

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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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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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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Winter Cycling for Triathletes and Cyclists

Winter Cycling for Triathletes and Cyclists

We think that winter workouts can be some of the most enjoyable of the entire year. In the depths of winter, triathletes and cyclists in Northern climates have to adjust their ...

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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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How to Improve Your Triathlon Swim Technique

How to Improve Your Triathlon Swim Technique

Swimming in the open water of a triathlon can be challenging, but it can also be a thrill once you gain the confidence, technique, and conditioning to do it well.  In addition to ...

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7 Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A New Triathlete

7 Things I Wish I Would Have Known As A New Triathlete

When I entered the triathlon world more than a decade ago, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I knew I would get in better shape, I was pretty sure I would enjoy the competitive ...

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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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