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Clipless Pedals & Cleats: SPD vs SPD-SL vs Look vs Speedplay

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For performance-minded cyclists and triathletes, clipless pedals are a no-brainer. The real decision making comes in choosing between the different types of clipless bike pedals, such as SPD pedals, LOOK pedals, and Speedplay pedals. Just as prices vary for different pedal options, so does performance and reliability. Common styles like SPD cleats and pedals have become a household name for their dependable and universal clipless design. But when considering all factors like weight, aerodynamics, and functionality, styles like SPD-SL and Speedplay Zero Aero are standout choices for triathlon and road cycling. Use this article as a guide into the best… Read More »

The Science Behind The Bike to Run Transition

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This article was written by and originally published at MiddaughCoaching.com. As every triathlete knows, the bike to run transition can be a son of a motherless goat. A seasoned runner can be humbled to a shuffle as muscles recalibrate to different movement patterns. In this article, we are going to explore some reasons for this and some practical applications for your training to help improve T2.   Physiological Changes Triathlon running is known to be much harder than stand-alone running at the same speed. Oxygen consumption (V̇O2), respiratory frequency, ventilation rate, and heart rate are all increased especially during the… Read More »


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6 Common Running Overuse Injuries and How to Treat Them

Most Common Running Overuse Injuries

Running is a vital aspect of many athletes’ training and livelihood. But running can also take a heavy toll on one’s body. Runners are used to having minor body aches and pains from time to time, but a running injury is an entirely different story. More than 80 percent of running injuries1 are caused by repetitive stress on certain parts of the body. And believe it or not, even pro runners and athletes still succumb to these overuse injuries. Below are six of the most common overuse injuries in runners and how to deal with them.   1. IT Band… Read More »


7 Most Common Sports Injuries That Triathletes Encounter

Common Triathlon Injuries Triathlete Injury

Triathlon is a great sport to keep active, but it is also one of the most physically exerting sports out there. The combination of running, cycling, and swimming can really push your body to the limit, and sometimes past its breaking point. Injuries are commonplace in triathlon. Triathletes expose themselves to the full spectrum of sports injuries, particularly those that involve muscle overuse and overtraining.   7 Common Triathlon Injuries Let’s take a look at some of the common sports injuries triathletes have to deal with. 1. Knee Injuries A large percentage of sports injuries involve the lower body, and… Read More »


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Clipless Pedals & Cleats: SPD vs SPD-SL vs Look vs Speedplay

how do clipless pedals work

For performance-minded cyclists and triathletes, clipless pedals are a no-brainer. The real decision making comes in choosing between the different types of clipless bike pedals, such as SPD pedals, LOOK pedals, and Speedplay pedals. Just as prices vary for different pedal options, so does performance and reliability. Common styles like SPD cleats and pedals have become a household name for their dependable and universal clipless design. But when considering all factors like weight, aerodynamics, and functionality, styles like SPD-SL and Speedplay Zero Aero are standout choices for triathlon and road cycling. Use this article as a guide into the best… Read More »

12 Best Triathlon Watches for Multisport Athletes

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Choosing the best triathlon watch depends on a number of multisport features and personal preferences. Watch design, user interface, heart rate, GPS, water resistance, and device connectivity are some of the most important benchmarks when researching triathlete-friendly multisport watches. But let’s be real. The triathlon watches are not cheap. Beyond GPS, multisport compatibility, and design, price is one of the biggest variables when shopping for the best triathlon watch to meet your needs. To help you narrow your search for the right triathlon watch to match your needs and budget, we’ve assembled a list of the best multisport watches organized… Read More »


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