Quick Start Guide!
Not a swimmer? Don’t let that stop you from doing a triathlon.
Learn to ride with speed and confidence… even if you get a flat.
Fast and easy tips to help you run faster and easier.
Meet Davey & Jess and find out the story behind the blog.
Cross train to get lean, stay strong and prevent injuries.
Discover the BEST way to tone up and lose weight.
Having a clean bike chain is really important because the all the sand and grime that builds up after your rides can wear out your gears (which are very expensive to replace), not to mention, cause your chain to rust faster. So, if your bike chain …Read More →
Spring is here! That means triathlon season is right around the corner! Which also means it’s getting warm enough to train outside! Which also means it’s time to do a little spring cleaning and get your dusty bike out of the garage and get it …Read More →
Maybe you’re doing your first triathlon to try to loose some weight. That is an awesome goal and actually a very popular reason many women train for a triathlon. While you’ll definitely be getting in plenty of cardio as you swim, bike and run; cardio …Read More →
Triathlete Core Strength Training When triathletes think of strength training for triathlon, they too often focus on leg and arm strength and neglect their core stability muscles. Let’s begin talking about triathlete strength training from the inside out. That is to say from the core first, …Read More →
Obviously running is a very important part of your beginner triathlon training. Not only is it one third of the overall sport, it’s the last event and final stretch of your race. I know you want to feel good on your run and finish strong, …Read More →
It’s easy to get intimidated after reading the some of the triathlon transition area tips that are out there right now. The tips assume you’ve done a triathlon before and can be intense and are usually focused on how to shave seconds off your transition …Read More →
Some recent research in Triathlete Magazine shows that most people avoid doing a triathlon strength training program. The survey stated that even seasoned athletes were not hitting the gym as much as they should – or at least as recommended by professional trainers. I think …Read More →
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Instead of getting your triathlete sweetheart a box of chocolates or a bouquet of flowers for Valentine’s Day, show them that you are their biggest fan by giving them one of these treats! It will make their triathlon …Read More →
We here at Two Tri want your first triathlon to be a great experience and so we hope that our checklist will help calm your nerves as you rest assured that you have packed everything you need to have an amazing first triathlon! Click here …Read More →
How about we give you a recipe for a change?! This is one of Davey and my favorite meals… especially in the summer. However, it’s a perfect light meal during the cooler months too. Make this if you need a break from all the heavy …Read More →
Then buy some new socks! Specifically some bright neon ones. Seriously. There is some kind of weird psychological thing that happens in your brain when you treat yourself to something new. It doesn’t have to be expensive either. For $18, I got 6 new …Read More →
Picture this: It’s the day before your first triathlon and you’re so excited, but also very nervous. You have been training faithfully and you feel ready to race. You load all of your gear in the car the night before because registration starts at 5:00 …Read More →
Ideas for Planning Your New Strength Training for Triathletes Plan What’s up guys, Trainer Davey here… I read a recent study in Tri Mag that said most triathletes – even pros – don’t do a strength training program for triathlon. This is tragic because we …Read More →
No Matter How Slow You Run, You’re Lapping Everyone On The Couch: Motivation For Your First Triathlon
I’m a slow runner. Like, really really slllooowww. I am 6 feet tall and have long legs like a runner, but don’t let my appearance deceive you. I could probably walk faster than I run most of the time. Because of that, when I was …Read More →
Lots of people have asked us what the distances are for certain triathlons are so we thought we would make a triathlon distance chart for you. Sprint distances sometimes vary from race to race, Jess’s first sprint triathlon was a 1/2 mile swim, 17 mile bike …Read More →
Top Seven Beginner Triathlon Tips Are you interested in doing a triathlon but don’t know where to start or how to train? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here at TwoTri, we offer a fun, fresh and energetic perspective on training for a triathlon, …Read More →
One of the reasons that people think they can’t do a triathlon is because they are not too crazy about one of the three events. As a beginner triathlete, maybe you’ve are not a strong swimmer, or you the thought of biking makes you cringe. …Read More →
Hey guys! Jess here. I brought my ipod along too. I love to run with music. Davey and I used to go running together and we’d make fun of the couples who would run together while wearing headphones listening to their separate tunes. But now, I …Read More →
Well Here’s Why To Do A Triathlon I’ve heard it all before… “I want a tighter butt…” “I want sexy shoulders…” “I want toned thighs…” If you say you want it all, well then you might just be able to have it …Read More →
1. Clothes We’re not fancy when it comes to running clothes but we do like to coordinate with our sneakers. Seriously, if it makes you feel good, then match your outfit all you want! We usually skimp on buying expensive, name brand clothing so we …Read More →