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Foundation Training: The Art of the Injury-Proof Athlete

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At one of his meetups in San Francisco, I was able to chat with Kona veteran and fitness guru Ben Greenfield about combating injuries. Immediately he brought-up the book Foundation Training, in which he advocates as a solid tool to become a more resilient and injury-free athlete. Coupled with a forward written by Lance Armstrong, I was compelled to give Foundation Training a try. I was sold on its potential after experimenting with a couple exercises.   “Foundation Training enabled me feel more grounded, poised, and confident to train.” More than just the next fitness fad, Foundation Training is quickly becoming a proliferated movement practice, and… Read More »

3 Simple Strength Training Exercises for Endurance Athletes

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Most athletes embrace endurance training and strength training as two separate disciplines, which is perfectly fine and very common. As it pertains to endurance athletes, strength training can to build one’s explosive capacity and ability to generate higher power. In the case of triathlon, having greater leg strength can make climbing hills, going fast, and preventing injury all the more real. As for endurance training, the objective is obvious: increase one’s capacity to maintain a consistent level of output over a period of time. What often goes overlooked is the relationship between strength and endurance training. For triathletes, without adequate… Read More »


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Hip Mobility Exercises for Cyclist, Runners, and Triathletes

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It should go without saying – hip mobility exercises are essential for high-level cyclists, runners, and triathletes. Restricted hip range-of-motion is the plague. Not only is it one of the most neglected and difficult areas to address, but hip dysfunctions can be a mysterious proponent of injury.  Here we share some of our favorite movements to free-up tight hips. By dedicating 15 minutes a day practicing some of these hip mobility exercises, you can experience wider hip range-of-motion, better glue activation, and greater efficiency in both your pedal stroke and your running stride. Even if you’re not injured, dabbling with… Read More »


Somatics: Reawken Muscle Control & Optimize Performance

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Somatics is a rather unknown practice in the triathlon community. Somatics is restorative practice that I like to define as a unique blend of meditation, Yin Yoga (the slow, deep stuff) and functional physical therapy. While studying Somatic education, perhaps the most powerful concept that I learned was: The muscle itself is not tight. Your mind is holding the muscle tight as a result of your behavioral patterns.  So more than just physical process of releasing a tight muscle through stretching and myofascial release, Somatics is a mental practice of telling the mind to let go. In triathlon, optimal physical functioning is… Read More »


Featured Product Reviews

Women’s Sleeveless Cycling Jerseys [Review]

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For women, the best sleeveless cycling jersey is one that not only looks and fits good, but also one that delivers on performance. To be breathable and cooling, wicks body moisture, minimizes drag, offers intuitive pockets, quality seams, and doesn’t irritate your skin – these features are important when shopping for any and all types of cycling jerseys. But with sleeveless cycling jerseys, sometimes the options aren’t always as plentiful.   Sleeveless Cycling Jerseys for the Win Most cycling jerseys are created from some form a synthetic fabric, like polyester or micro-mesh blend. This is why you’ll often see branded… Read More »

Best Sport Sunscreen Products for Triathletes [Review]

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There’s no question that most triathletes need sport sunscreen for protection from harmful UV rays. But beyond your average sun block, triathletes need use the best sport sunscreen that’s proven to be water resistant for hours on end, retaining its SPF for long bouts of training and racing.  With so many products to choose, it can difficult to pinpoint the best sports sunscreen based on your preferences. To provide insight on some of our favorite products, below we have reviewed three of the best sport sunscreens for triathletes.   What Defines the Best Sport Sunscreens? When it comes to determining the… Read More »


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