Six Tips For Exiting The Open-Water Swim

Exiting open water is an often overlooked part of the transition from swim to bike. Many seconds can be gained and lost, so technique and planning are important. Step 1: Swim toward the finish. Know the course and find tall buildings or trees to sight that are in line...

Explaining Some Of Those Weird Training Side Effects

Triathletes expect—even welcome—the intense ways the body reacts to a tough training day: sore muscles, extreme hunger and excessive fatigue. But many also experience strange side effects—a rash after running, for example, or unending dizziness after an open-water...

Open Water Swimming Tips for Triathletes: Overcoming Your Fears

The fears and concerns related to open water swimming are very real. The most obvious reason being, most triathletes complete their swim training in the safety of a swimming pool complete with lifeguards, walls on which to rest, lane ropes that calm the water (and to...

How Swimming, Biking, and Running Cultivates Self-Reliance

It’s widely known that swimming, biking, and running are great for both our biological and psychological health. Yet, an often overlooked benefit of participating in endurance sports is that they fill a void in our increasingly complex and interconnected world....

Getting to know Lynette Warn

Lynette Warn was our runner-up in the inaugural Oceanic Triathlon that took place in February this year. We managed to catch up with her during her very busy schedule to find out what keeps her fit and focused. Tell us where it all began I started triathlons in 2004....

11 Ways to Get Over The Monotony Of Training

When you get in a mental rut it’s always good to take a moment to think back and  remind yourself why you started in the first place. Chances are you had a legitimate reason for taking on triathlon and signing up for a specific race. But the months, or even years for...