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Tips on using a wetsuit and triathlon swim success.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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