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Triathlon Coach on Buying a Triathlon Bike

Choosing a triathlon bike can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the sport. There are many different brands, models, and styles to choose from, and it’s important to find a bike that fits your needs, budget and body dimensions. Head Coach Steve Davis from Davey Black Triathlon Club in Melbourne offers us […]

Triathlon Race Day Tips

Triathlon Coach on a Beginners Equipment List

Triathlon is a multi-sport event that involves swimming, cycling, and running in succession. Participating in a triathlon can be a challenging and rewarding experience, but it also requires the right equipment in order to be done safely and effectively. If we take the equipment list in order of the 3 events in the race, then […]

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Triathlon Coach on Changing a Flat Tyre

Changing a bike tyre is a useful skill to have. If you are out on the road, or in a race, knowing how to change a flat will save you a lot of time and stress. Once you have had a go once or twice, you will realise that it’s not as difficult as it […]

Triathlon Coach on Fundraising for HHT

My name is Lauren Jones. I’m an ICU nurse, a mum of 2 beautiful kids and a keen surfer. I moved down to the coast from Melbourne over 12 years ago for the amazing lifestyle that it has to offer. It was a wonderful life, and still is, but last year I found out that […]

Triathlon Coach on Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is a very different experience than pool swimming. It can take place in any natural bodies of water, such as oceans, lakes, and rivers, rather than in a pool. It can be a thrilling and challenging experience, but it also requires a set of specific skills to be done safely and effectively. […]

Triathlon Coach on Yoga for Triathletes

Yoga is a beneficial practice for triathletes as it can improve flexibility, balance, and strength, as well as reduce the risk of injury. Yoga can also help triathletes improve their breathing and mental focus, which can be crucial during a race. One of the main benefits of practicing yoga for triathletes is improved flexibility. This […]

Triathlon Coach on Training in the Heat

Triathlon training can be challenging in any conditions, and in an Australian summer it can be both difficult and dangerous. It’s important to take steps to stay safe and maintain your performance while training in hot weather. Triathlon Coach Melbourne Steve Davis shares some tips to help you be safe and efficient in your triathlon […]

Triathlon Coach on Staying Fit Over the Holidays

With the holiday season well and truely upon us, it is a good time to stop and take a moment to reflect on how to maintain a healthy life balance. Coach Steve has some simple, healthy and easy to follow tips for staying fit and healthy over the holiday period. Maintain Your Training It can […]

Christmas Gift Ideas from a Triathlon Coach

With Christmas just around the corner, Coach Nestor Rivera sets out his list of what triathletes really want for Christmas! The thought of what to give a Triathlete might be coming to your mind right now. The idea of what to give a triathlete might be complicated due to the wide variety of gifts and […]

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Triathlon Coach on Fitness Loss

As the festive holiday period approaches, many athletes will have in mind taking a few days, or even weeks, off to relax and unwind.  De-stressing from the constant demands of work, family, training and other commitments is important, but a lot of athletes begin to add stress by worrying abou tloss of fitness if they […]