Triathlon

How To : Use a race belt to improve your triathlon

If you're ever done a big race before, then you've probably had to deal with attaching a paper number to your chest with safety pins. In a triathlon, where you are going to have to change clothes multiple times, having to keep unpinning and repinning that number can cost you v ...more

Triathlon food : What to eat

Serious triathlon training involves energy expenditures upwards of 5,000 to 6,000 calories a day. Maintaining the level of food consumption for this kind of output means that triathletes in training are basically eating lots, and eating often. Renowned celebrity chef and Ironm ...more

How To : Run a Triathlon

Running a triathlon could be the biggest accomplishment of your life, but it takes a lot of exercise. Here are some workout tips for you to use in this instructional video.

How To : Pack your saddlebag effectively for a triathlon

Whether you ride horses, motorcycles, or bicycles in a triathlon, packing your saddlebag properly is crucial. This video focuses on the latter, offering tips for what to bring with you in your saddlebag during the biking stage of a triathlon. The upshot: bring a flat tire repa ...more

Triathlons : An Introductory Overview

A triathlon is a multi-sport endurance event involving swimming, bicycling and running. The multiple phases of this event must be completed within immediate succession of each other, and the event is timed, along with the transitions between each event. With the advent of the ...more

How To : Transition in a triathlon

Professional Triathlon, Jessi Stensland, shows tricks to making quick and smooth triathlon transitions. She takes you through racking of your bike, bike equipment checks, gear positioning, helmet and sunglasses placement, and shoe preparations to minimize the time needed to tr ...more

News : Hawaii Ironman Triathlon 2010 World Championships

Here's footage from the 2010 Hawaii Ironman triathlon world championships. The annual event in Kailua-Kona is the culmination of a series of Ironman triathlon qualification races held worldwide, and is generally regarded as an honored and prestigious event among triathlon athl ...more

How To : Swim in a triathlon

In order to swim in a triathlon, according to Jodie Swallow’s technique, you will need an efficient stroke. You will need to work on your turn over. Try to aim for 90 strokes per minute. Rhythm, flow, and momentum are key. You will want to find your rhythm and keep it throug ...more

How To : Dress properly for a triathlon

Triathlons are a lot of work, and making sure that you have the proper clothing will keep you functioning properly throughout the race. This video offers tips for what to wear during each stage of the race, and how to get the gear ready before you race. The moral of the story ...more

How To : Learn the basics of a triathlon bike

What makes a triathlon bike a triathlon bike? Check out this instructional cycling video that teaches you about angles, seating, position, aerobars, and the importance of a proper bike fit. In summary from the video, a triathlon bike has a steeper angle for the seat-tube which ...more

How To : Win a triathlon

British triathlete Jodie Swallow gives you her top tips for the gruelling event involving swimming, cycling and running. The key is to pace yourself on the first leg, conserving energy for the remaining two. Win a triathlon. Click through to watch this video on co.uk

How To : Transition between swim and bike in a triathlon

Switching stages during a triathlon can be a hectic and time-wasting experience for many racers. It need not be so. This video will teach you a couple of easy ways to save time during your transition from swim to bike, the first of the two in the race. By storing your equipmen ...more

News : All the Apps That Work with iOS 13's Dark Mode

Out of the more than 200 new features Apple included with iOS 13, perhaps none is more anticipated than system-wide dark mode. Finally, we no longer need to blind ourselves when responding to an iMessage late at night or checking Reminders to see the following day's tasks. But ...more

How To : Swin freestyle faster by decreasing drag

Friction from the water plays a major role in slowing you down when you are swimming. Without proper form and technique, your body will drag in the water. Decreasing drag can greatly improve your speed in the water. This entertaining freestyle swimming technique video shows y ...more

How To : Improve your freestyle swimming breathing

One of the hardest challenges for a beginning swimmer can be learning how to breathe properly. If you aren't careful with your breathing, you can end up with a mouth full of water and an unpleasant swimming experience. Whether you are swimming for pleasure, training for a tri ...more

How To : Go faster on a bicycle

Check out this instructional cycling video that explains aerodynamic concepts in bicycle fit and wheels to go faster. The bike fitters at Fit Werx talk about all the components of a triathlon bike fit and how it relates to aerodynamics and the individual. This cycling tutorial ...more

How To : Shave time off your swim-to-bike transition

Check out this triathlon instructional video that provides a few tips on how to improve your T1 time by mastering Gale Bernhardt's techniques by transitioning from swim to bike faster. Polish your transition by trimming seconds and even minutes to your time by following these ...more

How To : Transition from bike to run faster

Now that you've mastered the T1, learn how to shave seconds off your T2 time. Check out this triathlon tutorial video that demonstrates how to expedite your transitions from bike to run. Just follow the following tips: stand at end of race to stretch hip flexors and flex calve ...more

How To : Transition from swim to bike faster

Check out this triathlon instructional video that provides a few tips on how to improve your T1 time by mastering Dave Scott's technique by transitioning from swim to bike faster. Polish your transition by trimming seconds and even minutes to your time by following these steps ...more

News : Freestyle Swimming

Swimming is traditionally the most difficult of the three triathlon disciplines to master. Most people opt to swim with the freestyle stroke (or overhand crawl) for this part of the event. However, proper performance of the freestyle stroke is very contingent on correct form a ...more

How To : Check basic gearing and bike fit

Active Expert Gale Bernhardt explains basic gearing and bike fit in this instructional cycling video. Learn the proper pedaling forms and correct bike fit to maximize your bike power output. This video also provides tips on looking for a bike that fits you and your needs. As a ...more

How To : Do moving support perception drills in swimming

If you think you have a good swimming technique and you're not sure how you can gain more speed in the water, moving support perception drills can help you improve your skills. The specialized drills focus on the motions you do while swimming to give you more speed and consist ...more

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