Getting Stronger Without Getting Slower

Strength Training for Triathletes

Generally, triathletes are a collection of individuals who are extremely committed and goal-oriented. They do not have one discipline but three to train. This calls for a great deal of dedication in regard to time, energy as well as self control. It is therefore not surprising that when not involved in training, normally, extra workout […]

Competing While Injured

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“Injuries suck mate. Don’t make it worse.”  Thanks doc, but if ONLY I had heeded this fair warning. What I initially thought was just shin splints would later turn into full blown stress fractures. And why? Because I’m a hard-headed, over determined fool that didn’t listen to my body or my doctor. All those pats […]

Squats for Faster Triathlon Times


As a triathlete you spend plenty of time conditioning your body for the endurance required to complete a triathlon. But are you giving enough attention to your strength, specifically in your legs? A stronger lower body results in more force generation and for a triathlete this equates to speed. You need your legs to paddle […]

How to Get to the Finish Line


There are many different reasons that a person may decide that they would like to compete or participate in a triathlon, do one of the multiple types of cycling, swimming or running and more. These are all activities that many people find enjoyable but are also all activities that take training. One of the main […]

The New Generation of Biking Clothing


Many people into biking can tell you about the days when all biking clothing was made out of spandex or some other kind of material which does not breath. They will also tell you horror stories about not wearing the right clothing while biking. The good news is there are so many different kinds of clothes […]