Category: Gear

  • Triathlon Uberbike – Trek Speed Concept

    Triathlon Uberbike – Trek Speed Concept

    As a competitive age group triathlete who races Ironman 70.3 events 3-4 times a year, finding the right bike is crucial. After years of racing on a 2015 Cervelo P5-Three, I decided it was time for an upgrade. Enter the Trek Speed Concept SLR 9, a machine designed for speed and performance. First Impressions on…

  • Run Shoe Cushioning

    Run Shoe Cushioning

    There is a common belief that cushioned shoes protect runners from musculoskeletal stress and running injuries. Many people think that heavier runners should use shoes with more cushioning to prevent injuries. However, surprisingly, no study has demonstrated the positive impact of increased shoe cushioning on injury risk. In addition, the mechanisms that explain the potential…

  • FORM Smart Swim Goggles for Triathletes

    FORM Smart Swim Goggles for Triathletes

    The pandemic disrupted our swimming routines, forcing us to adapt to new training methods, including dryland exercises, spa pool workouts, and tethered swimming. With limited access to pools, open water swimming has gained popularity like never before. That’s why I was excited to try out the FORM Smart Goggles, which promise to enhance your performance…

  • How Long Do Running Shoes Last? Tips for Extending Their Lifespan

    How Long Do Running Shoes Last? Tips for Extending Their Lifespan

    Investing in Your Fitness When it comes to spending your hard-earned money, few investments can match the value of a good pair of running shoes. For a price ranging from $100 to $150 (although premium models might cost even more), you’re not just buying footwear; you’re making a commitment to your fitness and well-being over…

  • The Top 5 Triathlon Bikes for Speed and Performance in 2023

    The Top 5 Triathlon Bikes for Speed and Performance in 2023

    As triathlon races continue to gain popularity, the demand for high-performance, speed-enhancing bikes is on the rise. While the top speed of a bike depends on many variables – including the rider’s strength, weight, and riding conditions – manufacturers are continually innovating to create bikes that provide an aerodynamic edge. Here, we’ll look at five…

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Percussion Massager: Avoid These Mistakes

    Getting the Most Out of Your Percussion Massager: Avoid These Mistakes

    Using a percussion massager can be a great way to relieve muscle tension and soreness. However, there are some common mistakes that people make when using these devices that can actually hinder their effectiveness. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common mistakes to avoid when using a percussion massager so that…

  • The Controversy Surrounding Foam Rollers: Examining Performance Effects

    The Controversy Surrounding Foam Rollers: Examining Performance Effects

    Understanding the role of foam rollers in runners’ warm-up and recovery routines has sparked controversy within the athletic community. Initial studies seemed to indicate that foam rolling had a more favorable effect on performance parameters compared to stretching alone, leading to widespread enthusiasm as runners rushed to acquire foam rollers. Challenging the Belief: A Critical…

  • Triathlon gadget digest 001

    Triathlon gadget digest 001

    Garmin Swim Speed Sensor Garmin is reportedly developing a Swim Speed Sensor, set to be released as a separate accessory. There may be two models—one for pool usage and one for open water swimming. The exact wearing position is uncertain, but it could be on the head, torso, or ankle. Speculations include improved flip turn…

  • Top 3 Triathlon Bikes in 2023

    Top 3 Triathlon Bikes in 2023

    “Experience the ultimate speed and performance with the top 3 triathlon bikes of 2023.” Introduction Triathlon bikes are designed for speed, efficiency, and comfort during long-distance races that involve swimming, cycling, and running. In this article, we will highlight the top 3 triathlon bikes that are expected to dominate the market in 2023 based on…