So you wanna be a Triathlete?

Fact: you will not become efficient at swimming, biking or running over night. Sorry to burst your bubble. This is NOT an easy sport. Check your ego at the door because chances are someone fifty pounds heavier than you will lap you in the pool. Not to mention she will be ten or fifteen years…

Three Key Components To Improve Your Running Form

With all of the recent talk about proper running form, it can be difficult to wade through the gimmicks and find sound advice. The good news is there are plenty of great resources and research being done to help runners understand proper running form. And yes, there is such a thing as proper running form.…

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Caffeine- Can it Increase Your Performance?

Caffeine is the most widely used ergogenic aid in the world. It can be seen used by recreational athletes at local 5k races to Olympic athletes. Even with its popularity, some think caffeine is extremely under-researched when it comes to the potential performance enhancing benefits. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has had a tough time…

Three Reasons Triathletes Should Strength Train in the Offseason

If you reflect on your year of triathlon training and competition, you will probably agree that you put in a ton of volume and intensity. Your body is thanking you for taking a few months off before you break it down again. This brings up a great opportunity to understand the importance of how to…

Four for your Core

Attachment Size 4_for_your_core.pdf 83.64 KB All three disciplines of triathlon require core stabilization and strength. Strong core musculature allows you as an athlete to keep your body streamline in the water, maintain a comfortable bike position and complete an efficient run. Core strength will also assist with generating, absorbing and stabilizing forces which occur during…

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