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Swimming Techniques for Open Water

By Mike Rich

“Swimming on open water for your next Triathlon? Then you need to check out these swimming techniques. Read what they are below!” There are some fundamental differences between swimming in open water and swimming in a pool. There are also differences between ocean swimming and lake swimming. Here I will explain swimming strategies specific to […]

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Your Questions About Sprint Triathlons

By Mike Rich

Michael asks… How do I become a better swimmer for a ocean triathlon? Ive already ran a marathon but have little experience swimming. I am up to 10sets of 3times across the pool.in a week or so. Its ok but I could use some pointers.Only have 6-8weeks left. Im37 Mike Rich answers: Start swimming in […]

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Training for Triathlon: Must Read Bike Tips

By Mike Rich

“Training for Triathlon? Here are some important bike tips for you. Read them below!” If you are quite new to the world of road-biking it wouldn’t hurt to learn a little about bike terminology that perhaps you are not familiar with. This way when you are discussing your triathlon bike training and racing with other […]

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Your Questions About Sprint Triathlons

By Mike Rich

Charles asks… What is the breakdown of events in the Bleinheim Triathlon? What are the distances for the swimming, cycling and running and in what order do you do them? Mike Rich answers: The Super Sprint: 400 M swim, 10 KM bike ride, and 2.5 KM run The Sprint: 750 M swim, 20 KM bike […]

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How to Choose a Trisuit with Extended Review

By Mike Rich

“Giving you tips on how to choose a Trisuit as well as a review on the best Trisuit for 2013. Read about it now!” We enlisted the expertise of Patrick Baum, customer service specialist for TriSports.com, to demystify the wetsuit selection process and map out the basic steps you should take to zero in on […]

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Your Questions About Triathlon Programs Olympic

By Mike Rich

Donna asks… Do you think some of the sports in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics are more for the Winter X Games? I was surprised to learn that there is no Women’s Ski Jumping this year in the Olympics. To me, that seems like a legitimate Olympic sport. They have it for the Men’s but […]

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