TriDot Triathlon Training Racing Body Weight

Throughout my years in triathlon I’ve heard a lot of athletes ask about a particular physiological subject of which I’ve never placed much stock in myself. A simple topic that we as a nation are obsessed with: body weight.


Macca’s Story

In this episode, we examine the very foundation of your triathlon training.  What is your training based on?  What are you trusting in for results?
We explore data-driven training and how you can have complete confidence that you’re getting the most possible out of your training.

A shot in the dark gets you one of two things: Either a very happy-to-be-alive deer or a very upset neighbor with a newly flattened truck tire. You need a light to shine the way. In triathlon, that light is a goal. A finish line you can run toward.

The Mind of a Triathlete: How to Clear It and Exercise It

It’s been said that triathlon is a mental sport. But truth be told, well… actually, yeah, it is.

Far too often we “data-buffs” find ourselves deep in the nitty-gritty of the science of triathlon training, nutrition, and gear optimization that we forget to mention how our brains are going to handle all of it.

How is the Diaphragm and Breathing Relevant to Triathlon?

I think I can say with confidence that in 2014 I was the only pro triathlete on the IRONMAN circuit with slats of cardboard taped under his aero pads. “Cardboard?” you wonder? “Under where?” you ask. Yeah, I thought it was silly too.

The Top 3 Points to Consider in Your Triathlon Race Strategy: Nutrition

Part 3 in a 3-part series.

While pacing is the foundation of triathlon race strategy and swim strategy the starting point, let’s now move on to the final strategy that keeps everything in check: race nutrition.


The Top 3 Points to Consider in Your Triathlon Race Strategy: Swim Strategy

Part 2 in a 3-part series.

In the first entry of this blog series, we introduced the topic of pacing. While pacing, especially on the bike and run in long course triathlon, is hugely important, its application is minimized if your day is already over in the swim.

You need a solid swim strategy to complement your overall triathlon race performance.

The Top 3 Points to Consider in Your Triathlon Race Strategy: Pacing

Part 1 in a 3-part series.

Toughness is a quality required in all endurance sports, but triathlon necessitates a little something extra. And that something extra is gumption. To be a triathlete you need to be shrewd, resourceful, and strategic.

From Tragedy to Transformation

Why do tragedies disrupt our lives? Why do unforeseen hardships rock our worlds? Why do catastrophes shake us to the core of our beings? The only certainty in life, it seems, is that there is uncertainty in life, and that unfortunate events befall us all. It’s how we deal with them that determines the course and character of our lives.