To get through the race, you need not only mental toughness but a wide variety of equipment, clothing, and other essential items that might not seem obvious from the outset. Here’s the triathlon gear you’ll need, plus some training/racing tips that I’ve learned in my years as a triathlete:
Triathlon Gear & Equipment
Participating in triathlons requires a certain amount of gear and equipment. Here's what you need to know before you buy cycling gear, running gear, and swimming gear. Plus, some little-known secrets about triathlon gear & equipment from an avid triathlete.
A rundown of the most popular triathlon watches, plus tips for buying your first triathlon watch. Here’s what you should be looking for in a sports watch.
Running can be expensive. Shoes, registration fees, headlamps, tents, fuel & hydration items, running gear & apparel – it all adds up! Here are 5 great buys
For timed ultramarathons you’ll need a tent as a personal staging area during the race. Here’s how to pick a tent for your trail running gear & support crew.
Ultra running shoes tend to fall into 2 categories: minimalist or maximalist. Here are some things to think about before choosing the best shoes for you.
Ready to ditch the running shoes for a better option? Here are the 3 best minimalist running shoes that give you the barefoot running experience while protecting your soles.
Running shoes with toes or barefoot shoes make sense for runners. But minimalist running shoes are best when you’re making the transition to natural running.
Do you have an opinion about barefoot running? Have you experimented with barefoot running? I do barefoot running at a YMCA soccer field. Here’s the scoop behind athletes running barefoot.
It appears there’s enough ammo for any triathlete to at least experiment with compression socks to see if they are beneficial. Here are the most popular compression socks used by triathletes.
Triathletes spend countless training hours swimming laps and covering many miles by bike and foot. Listening to music makes triathlon training more enjoyable and may even give you a slight training edge! You probably already listen to music while you bike and run. Why not listen to music while you swim?