All Things Triathlon

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Runners competing in a triathlon

Best Triathlon Bags

Preparing for a triathlon is no walk in the park. Besides just the physical preparations, you also have to make sure you’re logistically well prepared and have everything you’ll need on the way. If you’re new to triathlons or just need some expert advice on the best triathlon bags, then you’re on the right page.  …

Ensuring Proper Nutrition Before a Triathlon

What to Eat Before a Triathlon

You’re probably familiar with the three legs of a triathlon: swimming, cycling, and running. But there’s another leg many triathletes overlook, and it’s nutrition. Proper triathlon nutrition can make all the difference to your progress and performance. Since you have to tackle three sports in a single race, understanding what to eat before a triathlon is tricky.…

Best Hydration System for Triathlon Bikes

Triathlons are one of the most challenging races that involve 3 popular sports combined in one race. These sports include cycling, sprint, and swimming. While the latter two sports don’t have many obstacles to nutrition replenishments, cycling is where you need to drink water to stay hydrated. However, you cannot simply pull out a regular…

Training for the bike ride section of a triathlon

How to Ride a Triathlon Bike

The bike segment of any triathlon race is the longest and most grueling of the three disciplines and is sandwiched between the swimming and running segments. It’s also the most critical of the three segments for winning the race, as this is the part where you can lose or make up for the most time.…

What are the numerous events during a triathlon

How Long is a Triathlon?

Most athletes have a question when preparing for their first triathlon race is “how long is a triathlon?” You may have had the same query when training for a triathlon, and the good news is that we will answer your question emphatically right here. The first thing you need to know is that there are…

How Long Does It Take to Train for a Triathlon?

Triathlon is a sport that is rapidly growing in popularity today due to its accessibility and versatility for all fitness levels and ages. Involving swimming, biking, and running, there is truly an event for everybody, and if doing a triathlon is on your bucket list, you must train hard for it. The springtime is fast…

Find out what it takes to win a triathlon

How to Win a Triathlon

Triathlon is one of the most competitive sports, and even though the race events last for several hours, there are only fractions of a second that separate the winner from second place. The smallest differences count for a lot, and when you are in the middle of a race, you will need to take risks…

Best Triathlon Wheels

Best Triathlon Wheels

One of the reasons for buying triathlon bikes is to go fast. Good quality, aerodynamic wheels play a big role in that. In the last few years, we have seen bike manufacturers switch to carbon wheels as they are lighter, faster and more aero-dynamic.   Carbon wheels are also cheaper and more affordable for casual…

Triathlon training for the swim section

How Far Do You Have to Swim in a Triathlon?

One of the most common questions asked by triathletes when they sign up for a triathlon race is “how far do you have to swim in a triathlon?” You will swim at different lengths depending on which type of triathlon race you are competing in. In the Ironman triathlon race, you will swim for 2.4…

Guide to properly train for a triathlon

How Long Does It Take to Complete a Triathlon?

Only 15 athletes took part in the first Ironman triathlon held in 1978 in Hawaii, which is now considered the ultimate test of endurance for humans. These days, hundreds of thousands of people test their limits by competing in Ironman triathlon races all over the world. There is so much variety in the number of…

Tri Shorts

Best Triathlon Shorts

When it comes to shopping for triathlons, most people’s minds go to the big-ticket items like triathlon bicycles or staples like triathlon shoes. However, the clothes triathletes choose to wear are equally important since they determine comfort and, ultimately, performance. One such clothing piece is a pair of triathlon shorts, which are the most versatile…

Best Triathlon Bike Saddles

No matter how much money you spend on a triathlon bike, ignoring your triathlon saddle will negate all of your efforts. Because triathletes have to bike for long distances, they need special bike saddles that will provide support and allow them to stay in the most aerodynamic position possible.   In a Hurry? Here are…

Best Pedals for Triathlons

Whether you’ve just gotten into triathlons or been a participant for years, you must know the importance of triathlon equipment. No amount of training can make up for equipment malfunctions as they lead to lost time and panic. One essential piece of equipment is the bike pedal, which is integral in the cycling leg of…

Best Triathlon Bikes

Although others may not be aware of the ins and outs of triathlon bikes, triathletes know that not all bikes are created equal. The best triathlon bikes are not only aerodynamic but minimize drag and maximize speed. From frame design to saddle height, triathlon bikes have specifics that need to be looked out for.   The…

Best Triathlon Training Programs

Training for triathlons is a tall order, even for professionals.   Triathlon training involves incredible endurance, injury resistance and smart planning and training. These are focus points that differentiate the top performers from the middle pack. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, everyone needs guidance and training.   In a Hurry? Here are…