Lone-swimmer

Swim Course Tips

Swim Course Familiarization Lake Ontario can be chilly! As in 2018, we will offer athletes the opportunity to test the…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 10

ETIQUETTE: The “Unwritten” Rules The best thing you can do is make sure you attend the athlete briefing before your…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 9

Run: Shoes – one or two pairs. I believe in alternating shoes every other workout. The compression on the soles takes…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 8

The point here is that you don’t NEED to spend thousands of dollars to participate, but for convenience, safety and…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 7

SPORT SPECIFIC TIPS: Swim: Relax – be one with the water – tensing up actually makes it harder Breathe – exhale…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 6

GENERAL: Motivation – workout with a friend, join a group or hire a coach! Triathlon can be a lonely sport, but find a…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 5

Be alert – safety once again takes top priority. Wear bright colours so cars can see you, avoid sudden jerky movements,…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 4

STRENGTH: You can’t ignore the benefits of resistance training in your overall plan to help build strength and…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 3

TRAINING: So Where Do I Start? Start with the end in mind (thank you Steven Covey and your “7 Habits of Highly…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 2

3 SPORTS IN 1:  Why Multi-Sport? Swimmers swim, cyclists cycle, runners run, but we do all three. Single sport athletes…


Triathlon 101

Triathlon 101 - Part 1

YOU ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR FIRST EVERY triathlete has a “my first triathlon” story. If it’s a middle-aged parent of 2 or…