Breaking Up with Your Triathlon Coach: How to do it Professionally and Respectfully

Main Points: Hiring a triathlon coach is a smart move, but the relationship may not always work out. If you feel like you need to break up with your coach, it’s important to be honest with them about why you are leaving. You should also be prepared to listen to your coach’s perspective and take […]

“Understanding Patellar Tendinopathy: Lessons from World Champion Triathlete, Flora Duffy”

Main Points: Flora Duffy, a two-time world champion triathlete, is sidelined due to patellar tendinopathy. It is a common injury for runners and triathletes, but can also affect other athletes. The injury starts with the patellar tendon, which connects the kneecap to the shinbone. Repetitive stress on the tendon can cause inflammation and pain, leading […]

“Why the Swim Matters: Olympian Andy Potts’ 5-Day Plan for Triathletes”

Andy Potts on Why the Swim (Still) Matters Main points: The swim in a triathlon is often neglected but it’s a crucial part of the race. Swimming helps to build endurance, strength, and technique, which are all essential for a successful triathlon. Many triathletes struggle with the swim and may need extra training to become […]

“Remembering Ironman Legend Rick Hoyt: A Champion of Inclusion and Perseverance”

Main Points: Rick Hoyt, known for completing over 1,100 endurance events with his father, Dick Hoyt, passed away at the age of 61. The duo popularized mainstream awareness of inclusion for disabled athletes through their tireless advocacy and outstanding athletic achievements. Their team, Team Hoyt, ran their first Boston Marathon together in 1981, and went […]

Weekend Roundup: Triathlon Events See New Records and Champions Crowned

Summary: – Seven major triathlon events took place over the weekend. – Daniela Ryf, a Swiss triathlete, broke the women’s Ironman world record in Roth, Germany. – American athlete Ben Kanute won his first professional Ironman 70.3 race. – Jan Frodeno, a German triathlete, won the men’s race at Challenge Roth. – British triathlete Lucy […]

Triathlon Weekend Recap: Intense Face-Off and Stellar Performances in 70.3 Races and XTERRA Championship

Article: Last Weekend Now: Face-Off in Kraichgau, Off-Road in Alabama, and Stellar 70.3s in Chattanooga and Europe Breakdown: – The 70.3 Kraichgau saw an intense face-off between world champions Jan Frodeno and Sebastian Kienle, with Frodeno coming out on top. – In the XTERRA Oak Mountain, triathlete Josiah Middaugh claimed his fourth consecutive victory. – […]

“Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Tips from Expert Pro Triathlete, Eric Lagerstrom”

Main Points: Eric Lagerstrom, a two-time winner pro triathlete, shared his expert knowledge on the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon course, including tips such as how to plan for the currents and where to find support. The course consists of a 1.5-mile swim, an 18-mile bike ride, and an 8-mile run. Lagerstrom suggests that triathletes should […]

“Weekly Challenge: A Beginner’s Journey to Completing their First Triathlon on a $600 Budget”

Article: “We Gave A Total Newbie $600 (And Six Weeks) For His First Triathlon” Main Points: A writer for Triathlete magazine gave a complete beginner six weeks to train for their first triathlon with a budget of $600. They started with assessing the beginner’s strengths and weaknesses and building a training plan around those. The […]

“Watch Top Triathletes Compete at Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga Livestream on May 21”

Ironman 70.3 Chattanooga Livestream Main points: – Jackie Hering, last year’s champion, may not be able to defend her title against tough competition – The livestream is free to watch – The 70.3 Chattanooga will take place on Sunday, May 21 – Triathlete Paula Findlay, Skye Moench, and Rach McBride are expected to compete, and […]