Training

What is the Minimum Gear for Triathlon?

You can spend thousands on the sport of triathlon, but you don’t have to.  True, there are many athletes who invest hundreds or thousands of dollars each year to keep their triathlon times fast, and give themselves their gear-junkie fix.  But ...

Your First Step as a New Triathlete

Let’s set the stage: You signed up for your first triathlon, and the reality is now setting in that you have to actually be in race shape in just a few months. Whether you are a couch potato or a workout warrior, getting both physically and mentally ...

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, ...

Wahoo Kickr Bike Review

I’m kind of a pushover for Wahoo cycling equipment. Last year, when I upgraded to the Wahoo Kickr Axis, I knew I would never want to go back to another brand of trainer. It does exactly what I need it to do on top of being extremely reliable. ...

Best Compression Socks

Compression socks have become some of the hottest products on the fitness market today.  You have undoubtedly seen marathoners, triathletes, weekend athletes, and even travelers sporting compression socks.  The growth in compression socks' ...

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. ...

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? ...

Wattbike Review

When I am shopping for the perfect indoor exercise bike, there are some non-negotiables. The ride has to be smooth and feel as close to my real bike as possible, the gears have to change seamlessly, the software must include ANT+ to connect to my ...

Winter Cycling for Triathletes and Cyclists

We think that winter workouts can be some of the most enjoyable of the entire year. In the depths of winter, triathletes and cyclists in Northern climates have to adjust their training to the weather.  Some stay outdoors (minus the swim) as much ...

Elite Suito Review

When it comes to indoor biking trainers, Suito has flown a bit under the radar, at least in North America.  The Elite Suito bike trainer is Elite's answer to good-but-affordable trainers from other manufacturers, in a class with TACX Flux.  The ...