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6 Best Tips for Triathlon Mental Preparation

To win at any sport takes a combination of natural ability and mental skills. Both of these attributes must be developed and honed. You...

Ultimate Guide to Triathlon Base Training

One of the hardest concepts for an athlete to understand and implement is base training. It is counter-intuitive to run or bike slowly in...

5 Top Off Season Training Priorities for Triathletes

This time of year, most triathletes are winding their seasons down.  For the most part, your racing season has ended, and the smart athletes are...

Do Guys Need to Shave for Triathlons

For years I have heard a variety of reasons why male triathletes shave their body hair and primarily their legs and I guess to...

18 Week Sprint Distance Intermediate Training Plan

The following program is designed for the triathlete who is ready to take his or her performance in a Sprint Distance Triathlon to the...

The Different Triathlon Distances

There are four main distances for triathlons, starting with the shortest distance, the Sprint Triathlon, all the way to the longest official triathlon, the...

The Ultimate Newbies Guide to Triathlons

So, you are thinking about doing a triathlon. What is it that has motivated you? Is it personal pride, the physical challenge, the thrill of competition? Perhaps...

Ultimate Guide Heart Rate Training for Athletes

Today, heart rate monitors are being used in all forms of exercise and have earned their place in the training world as a legitimate...

Pre Race Triathlon Routine – A Step by Step Guide

Rise and Shine. It’s 4:30 a.m. Time to get up. It’s RACE DAY! You are excited. Your sleep was restless. The butterflies are swirling about your stomach. You think...

The Ultimate Guide to the Triathlon Transition

The triathlon transition. Triathlon’s version of a “Chinese fire drill.” The triathlon transition can be crazy, chaotic, and perhaps even frantic.  Awareness and timing are essential. Tempers...

Achieving Health Benefits While Training

I started my career in the fitness industry almost 15 years ago working with the general fitness population that desired to lose weight /...

Triathlon Race Tips

For the most part, multi-sport racing, and specifically the sport of triathlon, requires a steady, consistent pace from start to finish. Multi-sport racing is...

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