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 […]

Conquering the Swim in the Triathlon


The majority of the athletes that are participating in triathlons actually have a fair bit of reservation when it comes to the race’s swimming portion. Even good swimmers still have reservations regarding the swimming leg of the triathlon event, and it would be crazy not to be a little worried about the requirements of this […]