TRIATHLON BUOYANCY SHORTS BUYING GUIDE

Triathlon shorts are a quintessential gear for athletes. They can make or break your game! Just like participating in the race requires serious training, buying the right pair of buoyancy shorts also requires equal seriousness and attention. If you choose the right pair, it can boost your performance by providing maximum buoyancy and support. It […]

OPEN WATER SWIMMING BREATHING TECHNIQUES

“The best athlete is made during the offseason” ~ Unknown What sets apart a newbie and a seasoned triathlete is the focus on the little aspects. A completely natural and involuntary action like breathing, if not done correctly, can actually pose a serious challenge in the water.      The technical aspect of breathing both during […]

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PARATRIATHLONS

The Paratriathlon is a variant of triathlon that is specifically designed for athletes with physical disabilities. It is governed by the International Triathlon Union (ITU), and was first held at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Paratriathlons comprise swim, bike and run legs like triathlons do. Then what sets them apart from […]

Winter Triathlon Training – How to Make Your Off-Season Count

The off-season for triathletes is here and you are left with a significant amount of time before your next triathlon. You might decide to continue with your regular training routine if you live in warmer climates. Or, you might be absolutely frustrated that you can’t train because of all the snow! But you know what? […]

4 WINTER TRIATHLON RACES EVERY TRIATHLETE MUST TRY

While most triathletes consider winter as a time to rest, many are gearing up for winter triathlon races that involve running, mountain biking and cross-country skiing rather than the usual swim-bike-run triathlon event. Winter triathlon is, in fact, a sport authorized by the International Triathlon Union. It began in the year 1980, but did not […]

Hydration Tips for Triathletes You Can’t Afford to Miss

If you think hydration hoopla is overrated and it just means drinking a sufficient amount of water to quench your thirst and keep your body temperature under control, then we are sorry to burst your bubble. Being dehydrated by a mere 2% of your body weight can mean an increased level of fatigue, lower mental […]

Fuelling Your Body the Right Way for Your Next Triathlon

Fuelling Your Body the Right Way for Your Next Triathlon

One major contributor to fatigue is dehydration and carbohydrate diminution. Whereas the major cause of low performance in endurance races lasting more than 30 minutes are gastrointestinal problems, hyperthermia, and hyponatremia, which are as dangerous as they sound. However, the good news is it can easily be managed with the right nutritional plan that talks […]

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