Over-Training: Avoid Burnout

8th February 2019 We’ve all heard the saying ‘No pain, no gain’, but is this really the best advice? Triathlon training is sometimes a tricky balance. Most of us know that in order to improve…

Warming Up Is Always a Good Idea—but It’s…

We've got tips–and four drills!–to help you master your winter warm-up. Baby, it’s cold outside, and you’re ready to put on your highest tech thermal gear and get out there already. Wait a sec—you’re almost…

Why you should never date a triathlete

Triathletes are awesome, and we know it, but here are a few reasons why you should never date a triathlete. If you already are… good luck. We will eat all your food. We do this…

Swim Gear: Train and race in style

We all know how rough swimming pools can be on our swim gear – no matter how much you care for them, chlorine does a number on swimsuits. There’s an upside to that, though –…

Break out of winter with a 5K road…

If you’re accustomed to doing triathlons, half-Ironmans and Ironmans, a 5K may seem beneath you. But a 5K is a short, intense effort that offers a way to shake off the winter rust and test your…

Ce que j’ai appris durant mes 4 premières…

À l’aube de ma cinquième saison en tant que triathlète professionnel j’ai pris le temps de réfléchir à ce que j’ai appris depuis. Tout d’abord, il est important de mentionner que le terme « professionnel » est…

The upside-down pyramid swim set

— by Clint Lien “Boring training makes good athletes.” That was the mantra of my old coach and, for the most part, I have found it to be true. But I’ve also found that a…