Mar 05

What Do Triathletes Eat?

If you’re serious about unlocking your full athletic potential, and really pushing all of your natural talents – and the time that you spend training your body – you’re going to need to make sure that you are doing everything you can in the kitchen to help maximize your athletic ability. Serious athletes (professional athletes …

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Mar 02

What Do Triathletes Eat Before Competitions?

Running, cycling and swimming aggressively, several weeks before a triathlon (and right up until race day!) will be one of the components of ensuring peak performance during this type of athletic event… However, there is more to preparing for a triathlon than that! One other vital factor is nutrition. Triathletes burn so many calories as …

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Feb 29

What are the Traits of Champion Triathletes?

Champion triathletes are driven people. They set goals and then do everything within their power to achieve them. It’s safe to say that most triathletes are also extremely disciplined. For this reason, drive is probably the most distinctive trait of champion triathletes. You’re not going to find a champion who isn’t driven and, if you …

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Feb 14

Are Triathletes and Ironmen and Ironwomen the Same Thing?

There actually are differences between triathletes and Ironmen/Ironwomen. It’s basically about how long the distances in the two types of athletic events are. The distance of swimming/biking and running sets one type of athlete apart from the other. With a full triathlon (not a novice triathlon), total distances for swim/bike/run are as follows: 1500 metres …

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Feb 04

How Triathletes Train for Competitions

Training for triathlons is all about eating well, doing the sports which are part and parcel of the triathlon (usually, swimming, running and cycling) and giving the body sufficient time to recover from training. Some triathletes use safe and legal supplements in order to help their bodies perform at their best. In general, training schedules …

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Jan 28

Who are History’s Most Famous Triathletes?

A triathlon is a sporting contest which consists of a trio of events, which are usually swimming, long-distance running and cycling. Certain triathletes have distinguished themselves by excelling in this challenging sport, which requires tons of endurance, drive and mental toughness. Both men and women complete in the triathlon. However, they don’t usually compete together. …

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