Category: Triathlon & Open Water

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
Triathlon & Open Water

ROAD TO KONA, Diary of an Ironman – The day before the race

It is 9.30 p.m. on Saturday evening and I am in a hotel room writing down anything that this comes to mind. The moment has arrived. I am in Klagenfurt …

Written by: Laura Strappaveccia 28 July '17 0