Triathlon Blog

Zone 3 Product Guide

Posted by A.J. Nygren on 26th Mar 2018

Zone 3 Product Guide
Triathlete Sports is excited to announce that we will be carrying another manufacturer for the 2018 triathlon season! This manufacturer is Zone 3 from the UK. Zone 3 was started in 2007 by triathlete James Lock and found success quickly with the 2009-2010 Vanquish and Aspire wetsuits receiving 9/10 and 10/10 respectively in 220 Magazine. Since then they have grown to be the number one selling triathlon brand in the UK. Zone 3 offers a great selection of gear for triathlon, open water
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Cooling Fabrics

Posted by A.J. Nygren on 26th Mar 2018

Feeling the burn is great, we all love that but what we don’t love is getting burnt up by tech clothing that doesn’t breathe properly. Luckily, designers of tech clothing are developing new fabric technology that offers some pretty clever solutions to the problem of overheating. We have all been out on a warm day and just gotten too hot, right? This problem happens all too often especially when the humidity gets high. Companies like Louis Garneau, Zoot, 2xU, and DeSoto all have unique sol
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Volunteering in Athletics

Posted by A.J. Nygren on 26th Mar 2018

Volunteering in Athletics
Events don’t happen without volunteers ready and willing to lend a hand. That’s a fact. From the Fun Run 5k Walk/Runs that are found in every town to the mega-exclusive and pricey Ironmans, Swim-Runs, marathons, and endurance mountain-biking events. Each of these are equal in their need for willing people to show up and lend their time on race-day. Whether you’re sorting people into the starting gates, handing out t-shirts, or working a water stop, your presence and attitude make the race
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Play In the Dirt

Posted by A.J. Nygren on 28th Feb 2018

Play In the Dirt
The virtues of road running are many. The consistency of the surface makes building an aerobic base easy, most places have any number of hills to train on, and being able to lace up and head out your own front door really cuts out many excuses to bail on a workout. The roads are not without their drawbacks, though. Who likes waiting to cross roads? What sucks more than inhaling diesel fumes and secondhand smoke on hill repeats? And for the females particularly, populous places often lead
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Recovery Tips and Tricks

Posted by A.J. Nygren on 28th Feb 2018

Recovery Tips and Tricks
Did you know that exercising does not make you fitter? It doesn’t. Instead, it is the recovery from exercising that allows the body to adapt to the stresses put upon it. When you exercise intensely, your muscles develop small tears called micro-tears. Whether you lift weights, swim, bike, run, or all of the above, you damage your tissues when you exert. These micro-tears as well as the buildup of lactic acid and cellular waste in your body after exertion are the primary cause of the ever-
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