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Race Prep for Your First Triathlon (or First 100 of Them) – Part II

To Do’s for Race Day Eve and Morning By: Brittany Berry, 2019 event ambassador for Toronto Island Triathlon If you have a triathlon coming up soon, hopefully you’ve already read the Part I of this article on race prep to do’s in the week before an event or have at least started thinking about how […]

Race Day Countdown

By Angela Lilly Here we are! You’ve had months of planning, training, learning, nutrition consumption and hopefully, great race day experiences in your blood. As soon as I wake up one week from race day, it’s called “race day countdown”.  We have many challenges, juggling family, career and triathlon training. Here’s some tips for this […]

How to be a Student Athlete

I recently finished 6 years of school completing my undergraduate degree and post-graduate degree.  Training for triathlon can be tough for anyone. School is a time for finding yourself and there are so many opportunities. I am going to lay out some tips on how to train for triathlon during the post-secondary school year. Always […]

Life will happen, so let it

By Dempsey Cruz It’s hard to believe how quickly this race season has come and gone. I remember looking forward to another fun year of racing back in May, and it definitely feels like September arrived just like a blink of an eye.  Being an age-group athlete has its challenges, mainly having to juggle my […]

A few things I learned from being a Lakeside Ambassador

Let’s leave our stats for a moment. Let’s pause and reflect. For many like myself, Lakeside was the last tri/duathlon of the season and the cooler weather is a reminder that we will soon be back to our training dungeons until the sun peeks out again, maybe in just a few months time. This year […]

Bracebridge Olympic fun and Santa

This was my first time in at Bracebridge for the MultiSport Canada triathlon event. Every year I like to try another location in the Multisport series, they say variety is the spice of life, so I go back to my favs and expand my horizons each year. I had often seen signs for Santa’s Village […]

Why Do We Do Hard Things?

By Emilie Whitson Do your non-triathlon friends and family ever ask why you voluntarily put yourself through upwards of an hour of physical pain on a regular basis (aka racing triathlons)? Do you ever wonder to yourself the same thing? I’m here to give you some great answers, for when your boss asks you why […]

Time Trials Will Test You (for the better)

By Angela Lilly I have tried to keep triathlete growth both in mind and in training up to speed regularly over this season, however I feel it’s time to dig a bit deeper than social media so here’s an article. The last month was a lot of planning of training and racing and life. We […]

Preparing for the Swim in the Pool

Race Simulation Pool Workouts to Prepare for the Swim Created by: Stevie Blankenship For many of us busy athletes it can be hard to get to the pool, but also, getting to swim open water safely can be a hassle as it is sometimes hard to sync up times to swim with other swimmers, throughout […]

Training and Racing Old School

By Tim Doris As I prepared to go for one of my lunch hour runs at the end of June. As on all my runs I would periodically glance at my wrist looking for the data that would appear, my pace, heart rate and distance travelled so far. But on this particular day my watch […]