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How long is an ironman triathlon

How Long is an Ironman Triathlon?

Each year in the US, roughly four million people participate in triathlons – an endurance-based multi-race including three sports categories: swimming, cycling, and running – however, a few of them have their eyes set on the pinnacle of all races: The Ironman World Championship.   Ironman Triathlon is organized every year in Kona, Hawaii, by…

Where to Buy Triathlon Gear

Where to Buy Triathlon Gear

Want to know where to buy triathlon gear? You have landed at the right place!   In 2017, 4.08 million US citizens participated in triathlons.   When new triathletes enter the sport, the most common issue they face is finding the right gear. There’s no denying that triathlon gear is super expensive. First-year triathlons are expected…

How Many Miles Is a Triathlon

How Many Miles Is a Triathlon?

Triathlons have been a major part of athletics and have consistently drawn participants each year. 2017 alone saw 4.04 million participants across several types of triathlons. Unlike most athletic events, triathlons are a test of endurance and overall physical and mental prowess. The key to achieving success or becoming better at triathlons is truly understanding the…

How Much Do Triathlons Cost to Enter

How Much Do Triathlons Cost to Enter?

Everybody claims that triathlons are expensive but rarely anybody talk numbers. After spending so many years in the triathlon industry, we thought it’s high time we review the actual cost of triathlons.   So, if you’re wondering “how much do triathlons cost to enter”, you’ve come to the right place. From triathlon entrance fee to…

What to Eat a Day Before the Triathlon

What to Eat the Day Before a Triathlon

If you have a triathlon coming up, doing your research is the first preparatory step of the process. So, you’re on the right track. A triathlon is understandably a huge event to prepare for and nutrition makes up a significant part of the preparation process.   Your fitness preparation will involve a combination of exercise…

How to Train for A Triathlon Run

How to Train for A Triathlon Run

Craving a new challenge? Try a triathlon run!   With over 3.5 million participants worldwide, a triathlon is more about accomplishing personal goals than the competition. Triathlons may surely appear intimidating, but there’s nothing you cannot achieve with some zealous training and hard work. Plus, the event is exorbitantly supporting and welcoming to first-timers. Hence,…

How to Train for a Half Triathlon

How to Train for a Half Triathlon

So you’ve decided to train for a half triathlon? Don’t listen to the naysayers, training for a half triathlon is easier than you think. You could do it from scratch even if you’re out of shape in a matter of weeks. The trick, like all rewarding things in life, is to be consistent and have…

How to Train for Your First Triathlon

How to Train for Your First Triathlon

There’s no doubt that since 1974 triathlons have come a long way – with only forty-six people competing in the first ever triathlon (swim, bike, and run the race). Today, more than 3.5 million participate in this thrilling event worldwide. Thus, if you’re craving a challenge and have decided to take part in this challenging,…

What to Wear in a Triathlon

What to Wear in a Triathlon

Before giving it your best on the big day, you should know what to wear in a triathlon.   Wearing the right gear and attire can give you that small boost in performance that might make the difference between winning and losing. But, of course, there is nothing quite like hard training.   You will…

Cycling Shoes

Best Triathlon Bike Shoes

Getting the right pair of triathlon bike shoes for your triathlon racing competitions is just as important as getting the bike itself. While you can use your regular road cycling shoes for triathlons, racing shoes will help you pedal better and allow you to get in and out of transition quickly.   All triathletes know…

Best Triathlon Tires

If you have been taking part in competitive sports like triathlon racing then you probably know the importance of good quality parts. A fully upgraded bicycle allows you to get the best performance out of your vehicle.   The original parts that came with your cycle may have helped you get your feet warm in…

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Best Triathlon Wetsuits

A good triathlon suit is an investment most triathletes consider making at one point. Sure, you can participate in a triathlon with a regular wetsuit, but you can’t expect to be comfortable or even win the marathon. Regular wetsuits are made for casual diving or boogies boarding. They don’t sustain complex and repetitive hand movements. So,…

Best Triathlon Sunglasses

While not as central as wetsuits and shoes, sunglasses are still an important part of a triathlete’s gear. After all, sunglasses protect your vision, which is critical to your success. Whether it’s the sunlight in your eyes or the debris flying into your face, sunglasses protect you during two components of the triathlon.   In a…

Socks for cycling

Best Triathlon Socks

Blaze through your next triathlon with the best socks for triathletes! You may not need the socks for the swimming part, but you will definitely need them during the run and cycling to keep your feet dry and comfortable through the competition.   In a Hurry? Here are Our Top Choices   The 4 Best…

Best Triathlon Helmets

When participating in a triathlon, you need to wear the recommended safety gear. In this regard, triathlon bike helmets are the most noticeable safety types of equipment you can wear. However, there are plenty of helmets to choose from, and it often gets confusing picking out the best triathlon helmet. Therefore, we have created a…