Getting rid of post workout headaches

Having headaches post your long runs, bikes or swims? They are often caused by loss of salts and electrolytes due to sweating, especially in hot weather. Have an extra salty water or soda drink. Squeeze […]

Try eating this before your workouts and races

Yes, the humble 5 Star chocolate bar. I always hated eating so early in the morning before my workouts and races. Pushing something (anything) down my throat was, lets just say, tricky. So lately I […]

Tying shoelaces properly

Tired of shoe laces getting undone during the run. Or even worse, during a race? Simply do a double-knot to ensure this does not happen! Simple and effective. Even better, use no-tie elastic shoe laces […]

Getting the most out of your GPS watch battery

  Do you find that your battery drains out too quickly? Here are some tips to make it last longer: Turn OFF Activity Tracking Reduce the back-light timeout. Reduce the timeout to ‘Watch’ mode (the […]

Do a swim warmup before the race

Many races allow access to the swim venue for a short period of time the morning of the race. Use this opportunity and make sure to get a very short and easy swim during this […]

Short practice swim at the swim venue

Many races allows access to the swim venue on the days preceding the race. They even have designated times where race personnel will on standby for any help or questions. Try to get in a […]

Walk and map out transition areas

When you check in your bike in T1, the day before the race, walk around the transition area as well as the swim venue. Follow the path from the swim exit all the way to […]

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