Triathlon Training Run Cadence
| Elizabeth James | Read More

Beep, beep, beep, beep. Right, left, right, left. Beep, beep, beep, beep.

I match my footfalls to the metronome app set to 180 bpm (beats per minute). Right, left, right, left, right, left.  Rats! I’m off again. Right, right, left, right, left, right—once again matching the beat and the constant beep of the metronome. 

| Jared Milam | Read More

Triathletes are pyromaniacs. They need fire. They need passion.

The best fuel for their burning flame is a competitive drive. However, what differs from one triathlete to another is where that competitive drive is directed. Is it against yourself or against others?

From Tragedy to Transformation
| Jessica Baxter | Read More

Why do tragedies disrupt our lives? Why do unforeseen hardships rock our worlds? Why do catastrophes shake us to the core of our beings? The only certainty in life, it seems, is that there is uncertainty in life, and that unfortunate events befall us all. It’s how we deal with them that determines the course and character of our lives.

Where's the Line in Getting Outside Assistance in Triathlon?
| Jared Milam | Read More

A roommate of mine once posed a difficult question for me to answer. “So then you’re cheating right?” he asked.

My brow furrowed. I smirked a condescending smirk as spittle flew from the side of my mouth. Cheating? I laughed to myself. Of course not.

Junior Triathlete Jonathan McAlister
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JONATHAN MCALISTER is a member of the Tri4Him Junior Elite Team and recently finished first in the 15-19 male division at the 2016 USAT Age Group Sprint National Championships. He is completing high school through Liberty Online University and lives in Argyle, Texas.

When did you begin triathlon and what attracted you to the sport?

TriDot Dashboard 101 - 3 Critical Triathlon Training Data Points
| Jared Milam | Read More

The all-new TriDot dashboard is rife with features and serious triathlon technology. It’s easy to use and understand for those who only need the basic training information, but also deep enough for the data-junkie to put on his or her triathlon scuba gear and go exploring.

3 Key Points to Remember About Stamina Training in Triathlon
| Jared Milam | Read More

For me, the start of every triathlon season is like clockwork. I’ve come to realize that a scheduled event rolls around once every spring. One in which I acquire the opportunity to repeat the mistakes of my past. It’s a time to be foolish in my confidence. A time to act out of pride. Perhaps it’s the suppressed tenacity or the ambition that gets to me.

What's the Minimum Training Needed for a Full IRONMAN Triathlon
| Jared Milam | Read More

I’ve finished nine IRONMANs thus far in my triathlon career. All of my finishing times have hovered between the 8.5 and 9.5-hour marks. Now before assumptions are made, trust me when I say I’m not trying to gloat.

Stories of Inspiration - Women in Triathlons
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It was 2009. She found herself 60 pounds overweight and battling chronic bouts of depression and anxiety.

That year was a turning point for Melanie Bocock. She connected with a psychologist and the depression began to clear. As the healing began to flow into her heart and soul, it also began to influence her physically.

Two Important Metrics for New Triathletes
| Elizabeth James | Read More

Talk to an experienced triathlete and the conversation may soon lead into a discussion of stroke count, drag coefficients, intensity factor, and normalized power. While measuring and analyzing such factors can certainly be beneficial, it’s easy for new triathletes to become overwhelmed.