Open Water Swim Tips

For many beginner triathletes, the swim can often be the most intimidating part of a triathlon.Β  In addition to swimming being the one event that many people are not as skilled at, it often occurs in open water.Β  Open water swimming is very different from training in a pool, and for that reason requires a … Continue reading

Triathlon Training through Flu Season

Took long enough, but the cold weather is approaching! You know what that means, COLD AND FLU SEASON! Makes for a good excuse to skip class and get your roommate to make you chicken noodle soup; but does that mean you need to cut back on your tri-training? Yes, we are in the β€œoff-season,” but … Continue reading

Race Day “To-Do” List

1. Prepare a bag the night before the race that includes everything you will need. Possible Items Needed:       Swimsuit Goggles 2 Towels Bike Bike helmet Bike shorts Running shoes Running shorts 2 Water bottles Energy bars Pan of water               2. Check in at the race … Continue reading

Some Links

Here are some great online resources for triathletes. Check ’em out: Trifuel: Great online community of triathletes. Search the message boards for anything you’re curious about, and you’re sure to find a wealth of information. There are also lots of articles, information about races and gear, training plans, and much more. Beginner Triathlete: Pretty self-explanatory. … Continue reading

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