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Sweat rates for real people. by K.N.*

The human body functions in optimum operation when in the eu-hydrated state. That been said, the loss of fluids will jeopardize sports performance, and if this escalates with further losses, health issues will arise. During long endurance sports, sweat loses occur via various avenues, with a purpose to remove the excess heat build-up, and cool […]

Running “after the bike”…

  When I first started writing this article I thought this would be interpreted literally by non –triathletes and I would get to see people running behind expensive bikes … But in this article I am referring to triathletes finishing the 3 leg of the triathlon the final push for the run. Usually reserves are […]

To “wetsuit or not” for triathlons.  by K.N.*

      Trying a triathlon inevitably brings all athletes to a point of contemplation about the 1st and most technical aspect of the event, the swim. Efforts and thoughts gather around the task on how to tackle this leg in the fastest and most efficient manner as possible.  Easier said than done. The gear needed for this leg are, a tri- suit, googles and, temperature-depending,  a wetsuit or  […]

The essential Triathlon gear list

by K.N.* There is an absolute minimum when it comes to triathlon gear needed. The sport has a very long list if you want to go to the full extent, but below we show the essentials to get you started in training for the sport of Triathlon.   Swim Goggles Swim cap Swim suit or […]

Identifying your fitness training zones

In a variety of training modes either swimming, running, rowing, etc, there exists a methodology of correct practice. Looking for example an individual undergoing through a training session, that requires developing further the aerobic capacity, the need for knowing if the intensity is in the range that promotes just that, is vital to success. But [...]