Triathlons are progressively becoming one of the most popular sport events worldwide. Hundreds of athletes participate in three separate events — swimming, biking, and running— as thousands and even millions of spectators gather to watch them roll into one big race. What many ignore is that the higher the triathlon’s popularity, the higher is the amount of waste … [Read more...] about Become A Green Triathlete
The Ironman Triathlon is one of the toughest day sporting events in the world. The race consists of a 2.4.mile (3.86 km) swim, a 122-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and a marathon 26.22-mile (42.20 km) run. In most Ironmans, participants have a limited time of 16 to 17 hours to complete the race. Mateus Pimenta, a 36-year old Brazilian man, managed to complete Ironman Vichy … [Read more...] about You Can Improve Your Ironman Time By Doing This
For triathletes, cycling can be one of the toughest disciplines of a triathlon sprint. Many would think the secret to ace a cycling race is adequate, intense training. Yet, there’s more to it. Bike power has a great influence on your final performance. To develop an outstanding bike power, there are a couple of things you will need to do. Bigger Gears A great tip … [Read more...] about Improve your Triathlon Bike Power with these tips
When training for an endurance event such as a triathlon, good quality sleep is as essential as balanced nutrition and physical training. Many athletes would recommend sleeping up to 12 hours rather than the minimum 8. Even expert coaches recommend sleeping as it’s your main source of rest. So, here are the top reasons why sleeping well matters so much for triathletes. … [Read more...] about How much sleep does a triathlete need?
For many, swimming is the toughest disciplines of a triathlon sprint. The sport requires endurance and experience on the participant’s behalf. If you are thinking about improving your chances in the swimming circuit, there are several tips you can apply, no matter whether you are a professional or a beginner. Minimize your kick People tend to kick extra hard to … [Read more...] about Improve your Triathlon Swim with these tips