Category: Using a Wetsuit

Tips on using a wetsuit and triathlon swim success.

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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Kids’ Triathlon Wetsuit Tips

Kids’ Triathlon Wetsuit Tips

Kids' triathlons are gaining in popularity, with many races occurring in locations that may warrant a wetsuit for the child racer. As a general rule of thumb, water temperatures ...

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Three Rookie Triathlon Wetsuit Mistakes

Three Rookie Triathlon Wetsuit Mistakes

Using a triathlon wetsuit becomes old hat after a few races, and you will never know what you ever did without it. It will feel like a second skin that gives you speed and ...

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How Should a Wetsuit Fit?

How Should a Wetsuit Fit?

Are you in the market for a wetsuit, but don’t quite know what to be looking for, fit-wise? Knowing how a suit is supposed to fit can be tough for the first time wetsuit shopper. ...

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Offseason Triathlon Training Tips

Offseason Triathlon Training Tips

You've raced in a triathlon, or several.  You have completed your inaugural triathlon season, or perhaps your twentieth.  What now? A triathlete's offseason is a time to rest, ...

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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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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 to Know about a Kids or Youth Triathlon

What to Know about a Kids or Youth Triathlon

As triathlon enthusiasts, one thing we love to see is the abundance of kids’ triathlons around the country.  About a decade ago, we began to see the emergence of triathlons ...

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At what temps can you use a wetsuit?

At what temps can you use a wetsuit?

Wetsuits are common in triathlons, but not always universally allowed. Most triathlons allow wetsuits if the water temperature is going to be below a certain level. The most hard ...

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Orca Alpha Wetsuit Review

Orca Alpha Wetsuit Review

Orca has been cranking out great wetsuits for a few years, and at any race you will see a good representation of triathletes donned in their Orca suits.  The Orca Alpha is their ...

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