Archive for Triathlon

  1. Competing in a triathlon requires a lot of mental preparation and willpower. If you’re challenging yourself with one of these events, congratulations! If this is your first time, we’ve got plenty of tips for you to help prepare for the big day. There are multiple types of triathlons, with some being more challenging than others. […]

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  2. Recently I wrote a little article about training for your first triathlon.  The funny thing is I have never done one.  That doesn’t mean my advice is sour, I do know how to train and coach across multiple disciplines, don’t worry! So finding myself not going on summer vacation after our daughter’s unfortunate encounter with […]

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  3. This quick overview covers where to begin, and building as you improve, because if you stick with it you undoubtedly will! The price of gear will add up quickly, so don’t pressure yourself into getting top of the line everything. Gear basics Swim: suit, cap, goggles, wetsuit (optional, starting with a swim suit is all you […]

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  4. Kiefer Safer Swimmer Review

    Looking for safer, more enjoyable swimming in open water? Check out Robin Kiefer’s review of the Safer Swimmer Open Water Swim Buoy.

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  5. Silver Lake Open Water Swimming

    Summer has finally arrived – my favorite time of year to swim. On the Wisconsin / Illinois state line, the heat of the summer causes water in all lakes great and small to warm to sanely swimmable temperatures, marking the beginning of my open water swim training. Although summer is here, Lake Michigan can be […]

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