Entries by msc_contributor

A post about Winter triathlon…as Summer is being late

Better late than never: a post about Winter triathlon just before the Summer triathlon starts…  Why not?!?! As we are about to start this Summer triathlon season, I wanted like to talk a little bit about Winter triathlon, events that are gaining in popularity. Have you tried winter triathlon? What was the formula? I realize […]

Warm Spring Days are Good Training Days

By Chris Yuen For those who live in the Northeast, the warmer weather has finally arrived, and many triathletes finally take their bikes outside, and enjoy the sun and spring scenery while spinning. As for me who is not aiming to podium, I just want to train, be prepared, and to complete the Welland Rose […]

Getting (Un)Comfortable

By Matt McGuckin For me, the swim was always the most daunting part of triathlon. If you don’t come from a swimming background, it’s challenging to know how to train for an open water swim. So, for all of us aquatically-challenged triathletes what’s the key to a successful open water swim? My first few triathlon […]

If she can do it, you can too.

By Angela Giddens If she can do it, you can too.   These are the words I heard this past January while running a half marathon in Florida. I was wearing a half ironman race shirt and from behind me I heard a man say to the woman running with him. “Look honey, she ran a […]

Not so fast; relish the accomplishment

— By Daryl Flacks “It’s not how fast you go but how long you go fast.” No one knows this better than endurance athletes. The ability to maintain speed over the longer distances requires consistency…. draining the reserves and then going beyond. It’s not uncommon in a hard training session to puke a little, shed […]

Your best

— By Niels Dekker  When I hear the rhetorical question, “is one sport not enough for you triathletes?” I can’t help but chuckle. For those who truly love this amazing sport, I don’t think that crosses our mind. If anything, the muliti-discipline nature is what adds to the challenge, and triathletes love a good challenge! […]