The Art of Triathlon

Author: Lisa VE

Triathlons with a Pool Swim

Triathlons with a Pool Swim

August 25, 2012 No Comments

While the majority of triathlons will have an open water swim, some do include a pool swim.


What to eat the night before the race and on race day

What to Eat the Night Before the Race and on Triathlon Day

August 15, 2012 No Comments

No matter how hard you train and prepare for your triathlon race, if you forget nutrition, you will not get your best race day time.


Brick Workouts and Race Simulations

Brick Workouts and Race Simulations

August 11, 2012 No Comments

Brick workouts involve training for more than one discipline in a training session. Practicing these transitions prepare your body physically and mentally for race day.


How To Setup Transition

How To Setup Transition

August 8, 2012 No Comments

In a triathlon, time spent in the transition areas is included in your overall time. The triathlete will want to perfect their transitions to get the best possible time.


Choosing a Triathlon Wetsuit

Choosing a Triathlon Wetsuit

August 5, 2012 No Comments

A triathlon wetsuit will be a significant investment, so you will want to equip yourself with the right information before you begin shopping.


Stationary Bike Trainer Overview

Stationary Bike Trainer: Overview

August 5, 2012 No Comments

First look at different types of stationary bike trainers.


Triathlon Distances: Sprint, Olympic, 70.3 and Ironman

July 18, 2012 No Comments

When choosing a triathlon race there are four different races to choose from; sprint distance, Olympic distance, Half Ironman, and Ironman. Although the distances can vary in small degrees, these are the most common distances for each race.


Swimming Fitness: Train to Swim Long Distances

July 11, 2012 No Comments

For most first-time triathletes the open water swim can be the most daunting component of a triathlon. With endurance, an understanding of hydrodynamics, and good technique the open water swim can be completed with ease.