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Not a swimmer? Don’t let that stop you from doing a triathlon.
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Fast and easy tips to help you run faster and easier.
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Cross train to get lean, stay strong and prevent injuries.
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In case you missed my post on How NOT To Do Triathlon Strength Training, click here. In it, I talked about how many sets and reps you should do and how long to rest in between; the best types of exercises for triathletes; machines vs. free …Read More →
Beginner Triathlon Swimming Tips Aside from wondering how to get rid of those ugly goggle marks that never seem to go away, one of the most common things that beginner triathletes are concerned about when swimming is how to breathe. And naturally, this should be …Read More →
When I was about 15, I remember tearing out a page from Muscle & Fitness Magazine and taping it to my bedroom door. The picture was Lee Priest flexing hisbiceps and showing off his Super Man tattoo embedded into the skin of his shoulder. …Read More →
Here are Jake’s tips for finding a bike you like: So, say you’ve done your first triathlon and you have been bit by the triathlon bug. You may already have started training for your next race, but by this point, your cheap or borrowed bike has served …Read More →
The first time I ever swam in open water was on the morning of my first triathlon. I figured I’d be just fine having only practiced in a lap pool… water is water, right?! Here I am, all naive and unsuspecting, right before jumping …Read More →
What’s better than a new pair of sneakers? A new pair of socks to go in those new sneakers! And what’s better than a new pair of socks? A new pair of Fitsoks! If you’ve read my post about how to get out of …Read More →
Hey guys! Have you met my brother Jake yet? (If not, you can read about him here.) Jake’s tips for finding the perfect bike to use for your first triathlon When I first started to do triathlons one of the biggest struggles I faced (besides …Read More →
Hey guys! I’m so excited to introduce you to my awesome brother, and fellow triathlete, Jake! With three triathlons under his belt, Jake has gained a ton of valuable experience and has lost of great triathlon training tips to share with you! Here’s a little …Read More →
Yesterday was a day full of exhilarating highs and extreme lows. It was full of emotion, inspiration and unfortunately, heartbreaking tragedy. I keep seeing this quote circulating throughout Facebook and Twitter: If you’re losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon. Through …Read More →
I’m watching a live stream of the Boston Marathon as I write this. I am so inspired by each of the runners and by their stories and by who and what they are running for. Kara Goucher is running to set a personal best. Shalane …Read More →
Pedal with power! Let me give you a super quick and easy tip that will not only make you faster and more efficient on your bike ride, but it will also make you faster with your run and will save you that much needed energy …Read More →
Lately, I’ve been seeing this picture all over Pinterest: That got me thinking how about all of the life lessons that I’ve learned throughout my triathlon training and how swimming, biking and running are great metaphors for life. So I decided to do a …Read More →
16 Awesome Exercises for Triathletes… Note: these are some of my favorite exercises for triathlon training because there’s no gym required! All you’ll need are a couple of dumbbells, some determination. (Optional: your favorite pump up music!) In a lot of ways, to me the …Read More →
No…it’s not just a brick, it’s a stack of bricks! This is one of my favorite triathlon training workouts…and for good reason. You don’t have to be around the sport of triathlon very long before you learn good and well that the most difficult part …Read More →
Yes, you can train for a triathlon AND have gorgeous hair & skin! Chlorine is my nemesis. I don’t know about your gym, but as soon as I walk into the pool area, my eyes start to water from the insane amount of chlorine that’s …Read More →
On Saturday it was almost 70 degrees. It was such a gorgeous day and I’m sure that if I didn’t have to work, Davey and I would’ve gone on a nice long bike ride to train for our upcoming Olympic Triathlon. But even though I …Read More →
Hey guys! Jess here. If you’ve been hanging out with us here at TwoTri.com for any length of time, you probably already know about my love hate relationship with running. For starters, look at this fabulous picture over on the right… I guess I’ll never …Read More →
The power of asking for encouragement. It’s very common to get discouraged or lose motivation when training for a triathlon… especially if it’s your first triathlon. It’s also common for friends and family to underestimate the power of their support and encouragement during your training. …Read More →
Fear. It’s one of the most common obstacles in life as well as for beginners who are training for their first triathlon. In a bit, I’m going to share a story about how I overcame my fear of open water swimming. I’m also going to …Read More →
Nothing beats down my motivation to train for my triathlon like a cold and rainy day. Instead of gearing up and going for it, I’d rather stay inside and eat Jess’ fresh baked bread all day long. On top of the fact that I’m prone …Read More →