Training

Triathlon training articles, tips, and advice.

How to Use Strava Route Builder for Cycling

Creating a route in Strava brings a bunch of benefits to your cycling: it gives me a rough estimate how far you're going, how long it will take, and how it will meet your workout goals. You can even save your routes with your cycling friends! Start ...

Coaching Options for Endurance Athletes

Runners, cyclists, ultramarathoners, triathletes, and other endurance athletes can sometimes benefit from coaching. Stagnation is a fear of every athlete, the crippling feeling of a plateau.  Whether you have found yourself feeling flat, want ...

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.  Where else can you get advice from an experienced coach or triathlete from the comfort of your own home? ...

Best Triathlon Watches

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 ...

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 highly-scientific online training programs.  Others employ a coach.  One of the most ...

Core Exercises for Cyclists

Having a strong core is essential for overall physical health and wellness. A strong core not only helps to create a more balanced body, but is also necessary for improved posture and to help reduce back pain. But how about for cyclists?  Should ...

How Much Protein Do You Need After a Workout?

Protein, what’s the big deal? The most important aspect of any athlete’s life is health. We can’t do what we love if we have been sidelined by injury or forced to take days off due to fatigue. Oftentimes we are so focused on training that we ...

Garmin fēnix vs. Forerunner

When it comes to multisport watches, you have quite a few options.  As you research your options, you will quickly realize that many of your best ones are from Garmin. Garmin is a top-rated, trusted brand with several models to choose from which ...

Indoor Bike Trainers

If you are like us, a good bike ride can make your day.  Getting outside, exploring, and having some sun on your face are all part of what we define as a great ride.  One of the problems with cycling, though, is that when the weather gets bad, ...

Tacx Flow Review

Trainers could be exactly what you need to keep your cycling game on point without heading outside, especially in inclement weather.  When the weather turns cold, wet, or snowy, getting off of the roads or trails can be a relief.  Snowy riding is ...