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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Triathlon -

How I like to explain a clients progression journey through the sport of Triathlon is like crossing a bridge.  At the start the bridge is wide, there is a low chance of falling off or falling down. Otherwise put; when a person first starts off in the sport of Triathlon there is a lot of easy wins and potential to get fast improvements. For at least 2-3 years simply by following a structured training program, working on glaring weaknesses and being consistent, will ensure that athlete improves. Because of the relatively low training volumes, a beginner can recover easily between...

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open water swimming, Swimming, swimming technique, triathlon swimming -

One of the biggest problems in open water swimming and triathlon event is exiting the water disorientated. This article covers two quick tips to prevent this from happening: Swim with earplugs. As all races require a cap to swim, you can simply solve this problem with earplugs By ‘hearing’ the water. If earplugs don’t work for you you can simply make sure your cap is above your ears. When the water enters your eardrum it will self balance you as the swimmer The key things to avoid are: Getting water stuck in your cap Breathing on one side only Regardless...

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Swimming, swimming technique -

One of the frequent questions asked by new athletes is, “should I breathe out through the mouth or nose?”

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Running -

Tri Edge offers a range of FREE to use tools on our site to help you continue to improve in all aspects.  Here is a tutorial on how to use our Half Marathon Race Pace Calculator <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/TNsMLUB7li0" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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Cycling, Elite Triathletes, Tri Edge Radio -

This week Michael catches up with Serene Lee, Singapore's current National Cycling Champion. Serene is building up for the pending World Championships for road cycling and we have a great discussion about her training leading into that race as well as some of her thoughts of how it's going to go. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KFsQdn1ZaPg" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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