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What’s in a Shoe? 7 Best Triathlon Running Shoes

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  • Matt Cook
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  • Sep 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

What’s in a shoe? Not many people think about that when they go to purchase running shoes, however a triathlete has to because what a shoe is made of, how it fits, what kind of support it gives, and how heavy it is, matters for training and race day.

So, before you purchase just any kind of shoe or the most expensive shoe you can find because you think it’s the best, do some research about shoes. You can start here by learning about the nine best triathlon running shoes.

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Topics: Running

Your Complete Triathlon Race Day Checklist

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  • Matt Cook
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  • Aug 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Congratulations you’ve made it! Race day has arrived! All of your training, effort, and determination has brought you to this moment. But before you start racing make sure that you take a look through the triathlon race day checklist to help ensure that you don’t forget anything today.

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Topics: Triathlon Training

How to Avoid Distractions When Triathlon Strength Training at Home

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  • Matt Cook
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  • Aug 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Making a decision to start training for a triathlon is a big step, but a good one! The next big thing to think about though is your training schedule, and keeping up with your training schedule, even when life gets to be distracting.

It’s a bit easier to stay focused when your training takes you out of the house—such as when you’re running outside, or swimming laps at the pool—but when you’re doing triathlon strength training at home, it’s a lot harder because there are so many distractions. Here are some tips to help you avoid distractions when you’re training at home.

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Topics: Strength Training

5 Positive Psychological Effects of Participating in Triathlon Races

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  • Matt Cook
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  • Aug 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health when it comes to competing in triathlon races. Too often we talk about the physical gains we make, and neglect to discuss how exercising can also have positive psychological effects. If you’re looking to improve not only your body, but your mind as well, triathlon training is a great option for you.

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Topics: First Triathlon

10 Must-Know Triathlon Training Techniques for the Beginner Triathlete

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  • Matt Cook
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  • Aug 22, 2017 9:00:00 AM

As an amateur triathlete, you’re about to embark on a life changing experience. If you don’t know what to expect that’s ok, everyone has been in your position at some point in their athletic careers. Follow these 10 easy triathlon training techniques and you’ll be ready for your first race in no time!

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Topics: Triathlon Training

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