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Better Triathlete is your go-to online resource and vibrant community for triathlon and endurance sports. Designed by athletes and coaches for athletes and coaches, Better Triathlete is dedicated to supporting the growth and longevity of individuals at all levels.

We focus on expert advice, training tips, and in-depth analysis tailored to meet the needs of both seasoned athletes and beginners. With our firsthand experience, we’ve created a space that provides camaraderie and support in the endurance world.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • Do You Need a Mid-Season Reset?
    As endurance athletes, we spend hours training for the next race and hitting new personal bests during the week. Sometimes, however, when managing all this training, along with family and work, it can be essential to know when a mid-season reset might be needed.
  • How to Leverage Brick Workouts in Your Triathlon Training
    In our sport of triathlon, there are 3 sports on race day: swimming, biking, and running. One way we can be stronger and more prepared on race day is by combining two sports back to back. The most common way of going about this is doing a workout that is a bike session straight into a run session. This type of workout is called a “Brick” While it is easier to say “Brick Workout” instead of “Bike into run session”.
  • 5 Incredibly Useful Time Management Tips For Busy Triathletes
    As a triathlete, you know that time management is a critical skill for getting the most out of your training. We all want more hours in the day for training, recovery, or spending time with family. But life often gets in the way, forcing us to skip a training session or do something that impairs recovery. If you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed, it can be difficult to find a way to get back on track.
  • 6 Fundamental Swim Drills for Beginner Triathletes
    Whether you are a coached or self-taught swimmer, it’s important to “go back to the basics”  and focus on proper technique in training. Giving extra attention to proper form will help correct stroke errors, improve efficiency in the water, and minimize injury in training. 
  • 10 Habits of Injury-Proof Triathletes
    With such intense physical exertion comes the risk of injury. To mitigate this risk and ensure your peak performance, you must adopt a comprehensive approach to training and recovery. In this article, we delve into the essential habits that injury-proof triathletes swear by.

Featured Posts in Triathlon Gear

Purveyors of the latest triathlon gear, we welcome you to explore the latest tech and gear-related posts and discover your next performance upgrade.

2024 Triathlon Bikes

True trendsetters in aero bike technology, certain triathlon bike brands consistently outperform their competitors year after year. Take an in-depth look at some of the best triathlon bikes of 2024.

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Carbon Wheels Guide

We all know carbon wheels are a big performance upgrade. But how big? After investing in my own set of ENVE wheels last summer, I’ve become obsessed with all sorts of carbon bike wheels. Explore all things carbon wheels.

Big Aero Gains with Aero Helmets

Next to having aero bars or a time trial bike, an aero helmet delivers proven ROI in terms of reduced drag and maximizing speed. Learn more about the aero gains behind aero helmets plus our gear recs. Read on.

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Recommended in Triathlon Training

Take your training to the next level with actionable, coach-prescribed content that will help guide your next triathlon workout.

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4 Race-Specific Swim Workouts for Triathletes

Triathlon coach Lindsay Leigh shares her race-specific swim workouts for athletes preparing for Sprint, Olympic, Half- and Full-Ironman distance events. Read on

How Not to Bonk During Your Next Triathlon

When we think about not bonking in a race, we automatically think about proper fueling and nutrition factors. However, there are also other factors to consider. Read on

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Must Read in Recovery

Accelerate your recovery and return to training quicker, fresher, and less injury prone. Explore must-read blog posts in the category of recovery.

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Hip Mobility Exercises for Cyclists, Runners, and Triathletes

Even if you’re not injured, dabbling with these hip mobilizations can help liberate hip impingements and tissue restrictions that may be inhibiting your breathing mechanics, muscle function, and overall power output. Read on

7 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises to Help You Return to Running

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common running injuries. However, with the right plantar fasciitis exercises, you can overcome the debilitating pain this issue can have on training and performance. Read on

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