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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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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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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10 Great Destination Triathlons

10 Great Destination Triathlons

For the second year, we are excited to publish our list of 10 great destination triathlons in the U.S.  To be considered a destination race on our list, it must offer either an ...

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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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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 Long Should a Wetsuit Last?

How Long Should a Wetsuit Last?

How long a wetsuit lasts depends largely on how well you take care of it, and the quality of the wetsuit in the first place.  On average, a good wetsuit from a quality ...

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