Category: Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon & Open Water

From swimming to triathlon: here’s what you need to know

Physical attributes developed after focusing on one specific discipline for years certainly influence how you learn and develop the skills required to train for the other two disciplines, particularly running. …

Written by: arena coaches 27 April '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water, Uncategorized

Wild swimming: discover wonderful places

With the heat and longer days, we all love spending more time in the open air, so why not swim in open waters! The so-called wild swimming is gaining more and more …

Written by: Arena 20 April '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

3 Answers to the most common doubts amongst open-water swimmers

Today we’ll try to answer a series of questions that often go through the minds of open-water athletes. QUESTION #1 One of the most common questions, especially during the summer …

Written by: arena coaches 26 February '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon is a matter of family

If you’re thinking about starting to compete in triathlons, it’s important for you to understand that the fatigue of your workouts won’t be your only issue. Triathlon is an intense …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 26 January '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

3 strategies to prevent getting cramps

Cramps have the capability of making it temporarily impossible of using the effected muscle.  They can either be light contractions, like a sting or light spasm, or more painful episodes that …

Written by: arena coaches 9 January '18 0
Triathlon & Open Water

5 rules to beat the tricksters of the open water competitions

Things don’t always go as planned. Competitions are often full of unpredicted moments, risks and unexpected episodes that disrupt the otherwise perfect competition that we’d planned so perfectly. Usually one …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 22 December '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon: multiple-stage competition, not the sum of three sports!

A common mistake is to consider the triathlon as the sum of three different disciplines. In fact, it is a multiple-stage competition where, through transitions, are blended together three sports, …

Written by: arena coaches 19 December '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon: how to approach the end of the season

Even for triathletes the time has finally come to take a well-earned rest. The season has finally come to an end and, after taking stock of the season that has …

Written by: arena coaches 8 December '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

“Strengthen your arms” with Jeanne Collonge

Jeane Collonge is a French professional triathlete and two times Ironman champion. I like having a long freestyle warm-up 15×100 (2 complete/2 pullbuoy/1 legs) at increasing intensity (5 laps easy, …

Written by: Arena 28 November '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

What if the water is cold? Tips for avoiding unpleasant surprises

When preparing for an open-water race, a swimmer must try and control as many factors as possible, everything from their training in the water to nutrition. Unfortunately, there is one …

Written by: arena coaches 21 November '17 0