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Know Your Limits

During a very popular running event in Spain in November 2022, three athletes collapsed after suffering heart attacks and 125 other athletes presented with medical conditions that ranged from heat exhaustion through to heat stroke. A situation such as the above, thankfully, is quite unusual. What we can do with the information and data, though, […]

Triathlon Fitness Training

Celebrities Who Tri

Despite being a very individual sport and despite being a sport where the main point of focus is yourself, Triathlon is one sport where we tend to compare with other athletes, professionals and even friends. With this comparison we create a friendly competition, pushing ourselves to train hard and to beat ourselves each time. But […]

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Being Successful in Triathlon and Life

In the world of triathlon, we tend to be amazed by the outstanding results most professionals produce. The top 1% of the athletes in triathlon produce results that most people can only dream of at every race they compete in, week in and week out. These athletes’ swims at paces of 1:20 min/100 m, bike […]

Train Hard, Recover Harder

For many people in the sport of Triathlon, it seems that the day doesn’t have enough hours to accomplish everything they wish to do. Between working, family, grocery shopping, social life, commuting, and of course training, there seems to be a need to find more hours to get everything completed. This common problem brings with […]

Periodised Training

Basic Cycling Etiquette

When the Covid pandemic broke out, people worldwide had their fitness routines interrupted. Because of this, they needed to find alternative ways to maintain their fitness. A huge amount of people either took up or re-found their love of cycling to help fill the fitness void created by lockdowns and working from home. There were […]

6 Steps to Coping with Injury

Choosing The Right Running Shoe

Running has become one of the most popular physical activities worldwide. It is estimated that around 15% of the global population use running or jogging as a part of their exercise routine. With this upshift in popularity, technology has also become much more specific. All sorts of equipment and accessories have developed and begun adapting […]

Athlete with kids

The Importance of your Support Crew

Every time we talk about Triathlon, we generally only think of the athlete who is competing. Much of the attention goes to the individual who crosses the finish line, takes the medal, and gets the photos. It rarely goes to those who have supported the athlete in their journey. Behind every great athlete, there is […]

How to Place Strength Into a Triathlon Program

At Davey Black Triathlon, every athlete is provided with the opportunity to have all their Swim, Bike, Run, strength and conditioning and Yoga under one roof and all in one very affordable package. Not only is this available to Davey Black Melbourne triathlon club athletes, but also those athletes around the world who join us […]

Tips for ZWIFT Racing

The Pros and Cons of E-Training

In response to the global lockdowns that were thrust upon us by the Covid pandemic, Triathlon moved swiftly and smoothly into a new, exciting, and widely accessible format known as E-Sports. Athletes who were used to competing against hundreds or even thousands of others at competitions were now locked up and isolated. The new format […]

The Best Worse Race of My Life

In today’s blog, we uncover the story of one of the mast inspiring first triathlon race stories ever. This athlete came to Davey Black from a strong swimming and water polo background with the intention of developing into a competitive triathlete. He brought the best of himself and became a very valuable member of the […]