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Intervals.Icu Review

If you are the type of person who takes training seriously, then the out of the box activity trackers may not be enough for you. Especially if you are training across multiple sports. Or you are looking to maintain weekly totals of more than 5 hours, and hundreds of miles, then having aggregated details is… Continue reading Intervals.Icu Review

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Finis Smart Swimming Goggles Review – Heads up Display Swim Goggles

As a triathlete, and former swimmer, getting into the pool is a both exciting and daunting. The idea of repeating intense swim sets and silently counting off strokes and laps brings with it a monotony that can be soothing or punishing. With the advent of tracking and training tools the reward for getting in the… Continue reading Finis Smart Swimming Goggles Review – Heads up Display Swim Goggles

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Melin Hat Review – A Lid for Activity

If you are going to be out in the sun, logging miles on the trails in preparation for a big event, then you are going to need some sun protection. Having a hat that is versatile enough that it can go from a run, directly to a trendy lunch spot, kids sports game, or just… Continue reading Melin Hat Review – A Lid for Activity

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Measuring FTP on Strava vs. Peloton

Why Is Functional Threshold Power (FTP) So Important to Cyclists? If you have spent any time cycling for more than just casual fitness, you will know that power output is the measure of riders. Putting watts into the pedals is how you get moving. The only other considerations are how much weight you have to… Continue reading Measuring FTP on Strava vs. Peloton

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Running Up The San Juan Trail in Orange County

The Complete Guide to Running The San Juan Trail in Orange County In training for and tracking workouts for triathlons and general fitness, one of the most enjoyable activities I have found is a long trail run up a mountain. In Orange County there are a handful of trails that scratch that itch, including one… Continue reading Running Up The San Juan Trail in Orange County

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Using Adjustable Dumbbells for Triathlon Training

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using Adjustable Dumbbells for Triathlon Training

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Our Interval Timer App Recommendation – A Seconds Interval Timer Review

When training for a triathlon most plans have a few strength workouts per week. While there are a variety of setups for these workouts, we’ve always found some combination of exercises to personally fit best. To personalize these it’s possible to just remember each or write down a short list, but using a good app… Continue reading Our Interval Timer App Recommendation – A Seconds Interval Timer Review

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STAmina Apnea App Review for Breath Training

Should I Train To Hold My Breath for Running, Biking, Swimming, or Triathlons? According to most sources the average person can hold their breath anywhere from 30 to 90 seconds. This is a pretty narrow range considering the world record for holding your breath is over 24 minutes. The narrow range is likely because this… Continue reading STAmina Apnea App Review for Breath Training

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Using a Hangboard Pull Up Bar For Triathlon Training

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using a Hangboard Pull Up Bar For Triathlon Training

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Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons

Many sites review bikes, shoes, and wetsuits but this series of reviews for some of the not so common accessories that we have found useful when training for a triathlon. Each article in the series aims to find unique ways to break up the monotony of training recovery a triathlon. Check out the others in… Continue reading Using a Pellet Ice Machine When Training for Triathlons or Marathons