Complete Tri

Power Meter Buying Guide – Review of the Best Models

Cycling power meters can help cyclists take their conditioning and speed to the next level.  A good power meter might not be on the “basic needs” list for a beginner, but many intermediate and advanced cyclists and triathletes can benefit from one.  Powermeters can be relatively easy to install, and used both with tri bikes … Read more

Open Water Swim Tips

If you want to be a competitive triathlete, you need to be comfortable with the open water swims. In addition to racing in triathlons, I regularly volunteer to help with the swim leg of local triathlons.  Being on a lifeguard boat gives me a unique vantage point on how the triathletes are doing in the … Read more

Foam Rolling for Runners

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In any circle of runners, there is constant talk about foam rolling. In a day and age where we have so much technology to help us with our workouts, from sport watches to electrolyte drinks, the fact is that a primitive piece of foam can sometimes be the most effective therapy around. A foam roller … Read more

Should Endurance Athletes Cold Plunge?

Cold plunges are popular, in fact they are seemingly everywhere. My big health club now has a 12-person cold plunge pool. The local Crossfit place has a cold plunge next to their sauna. I read of more and more people who created a home cold plunge tub. Do cold plunges work?  And does it make … Read more

Best Triathlon Watches

Garmin Epix Pro

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  Thankfully, those times are long gone.  With the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices and better waterproofing, today’s best triathlon watches are quite advanced in their offering and can help any athlete train with more precision. … Read more

Core Exercises for Cyclists

best core exercises cyclist

Cyclists assume that they need to have strong legs to improve their riding speed and distance. That’s true, but many overlook the core. A strong core is a key part of any cyclist’s conditioning. A strong core is surprisingly critical to cycling. Why Strengthen Your Core? Improved Stability Strong core muscles help to stabilize the … Read more

Best Ebike for Seniors

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Best Ebike for Seniors: 5 Great E-Bikes for Older Riders Choosing the perfect electric bike can feel like a daunting task. Ebikes hit the scene fast, causing many of us to have to catch-up on learning all about their features and the finer points of different e-bikes. The good news is that, over the past … Read more