Category: Triathlon & Open Water

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
Triathlon & Open Water

Find out the 5 tools a triathlete must always have in their bag

It is often said that you can tell a woman’s personality from what she carries in her bag… adapting that to triathletes, we might say that: “tell us what you …

Written by: arena coaches 14 November '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Getting to know Marc-Antoine Olivier

Getting to know Marc-Antoine Olivier Following his 10km bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Marc-Antoine Olivier confirmed that he is one of the best open water swimmers …

Written by: Arena 31 October '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Triathlon: 3 tips for resuming training after a race

You cannot improvise your preparation for a triathlon race: it takes months of carefully structured preparation and training to complete a race without getting injured or overtraining. And when race …

Written by: Valeria Molfino 29 September '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

Everything you need to know about the triathlon

Are you thinking about doing a triathlon? This is where you start. Learn the basics! The Triathlon is an individual multi-discipline sport consisting of a swim, bike ride and run, …

Written by: arena coaches 11 August '17 0
Triathlon & Open Water

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 …

Written by: Arena 31 July '17 0