Category: Using a Wetsuit

Tips on using a wetsuit and triathlon swim success.

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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Triathlon Wetsuits:  Full-Sleeve or Sleeveless

Triathlon Wetsuits: Full-Sleeve or Sleeveless

When it comes to triathlon gear, there are a few age-old either/or questions that get asked constantly, and are continuously open for debate.  Tri bike or road bike?  Socks or no ...

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Triathlon Swimming Training

Triathlon Swimming Training

Getting your triathlon swim stroke back after a swinter of easy pool swims, or creating a good swim stroke if you are new to the sport requires some effort and planning.  Many ...

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Triathlon Swim Course Tips for Race Directors and Lifeguards

Triathlon Swim Course Tips for Race Directors and Lifeguards

The team at the Triathlon Wetsuit Store not only competes in triathlons, but we are loyal race volunteers as well.  One of the important jobs that we have done many times is to ...

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What the New USAT Wetsuit Thickness Rule Means to You

What the New USAT Wetsuit Thickness Rule Means to You

As of January 1, 2013, the USA Triathlon governing body (USAT) has a new wetsuit rule for all USAT-sanctioned races.  If you are a triathlete or race director, it will be ...

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Improving Your Tri Swim Technique in the Offseason

Improving Your Tri Swim Technique in the Offseason

Winter is a slower time of year for many triathletes.  The A races are either five months behind us or seven months ahead of us, depending on how you look at things.  If you live ...

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Rotator Cuff Injury From Swimming

Rotator Cuff Injury From Swimming

Swimming is a notoriously good sport when it comes to preventing injuries.  Compared to running, and the impact that it places on your joints, swimming is a low-impact, ...

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What Do You Wear Under a Wetsuit?

What Do You Wear Under a Wetsuit?

For triathletes focused on their first open water swim, many questions often exist.  What should be the swim strategy?  How do you handle choppy water or difficult crowds?  What ...

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How to Take a Wetsuit Off

How to Take a Wetsuit Off

Taking a wetsuit off, whether during a triathlon or after a training session, is something that can take a little practice.  Wetsuits are designed to be very snug and keep you ...

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When Wetsuits are Illegal:  Wetsuits in Warm Water Temps

When Wetsuits are Illegal: Wetsuits in Warm Water Temps

Around July or August of each year, many popular triathlons struggle with the question of whether they should allow wetsuits or not.  We outline the recommended temps for using ...

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