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News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Training Centre

Seven Scenic Workout Places You Can't Miss In Australia

There is no shortage of amazing workout locations in Australia that can also be combined with a perfect travel experience for athletes and their families. We've found seven great destinations for you below! Read more

Clock Posted Oct 3, 2019

News, Races & Places, Sports Travel, Stories, Training Centre, Triathlon, Nutrition

Tri Travel's Kona Dining Guide

There are many dining options in Kona, Hawaii. Tri Travel have hand-picked their favourites for race week during the IRONMAN World Championship, perfect for triathletes preparing for their race. Read more

Clock Posted Sep 18, 2019

Training Centre, Nutrition

Hydration for the Heat: Part 2

Nutritionist Ash Thomas provides us with some important tips around hydration, notably around how you can best prepare your body for a hot or humid race. Read more

Clock Posted Sep 1, 2019

News, Races & Places, Stories, Training Centre

Be Active in Sydney!

Sydney is not only one of the world's most beautiful cities, it is also the perfect place to be fit and healthy with an abundance of scenic workout choices. Read more

Clock Posted Aug 19, 2019

Training Centre, Wellness, Nutrition, Recovery

Easy Protein Energy Balls

Need a quick and healthy snack between meals and training sessions? Then look no further than these protein-packed and delicious energy balls! Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

News, Run, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

Returning from Run Injury

‘Coming back’ to running after extended time off is one of the hardest things you can do as an athlete. It doesn’t matter if your break has been due to illness, injury, pregnancy or simply taking some time out with different priorities, returning to training and racing is HARD, both physically and mentally. Read more

Clock Posted Aug 13, 2019

News, Run, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

Running in your 40s

Whether you’ve never gone for a run or you haven’t run since high school, it’s never too late to start jogging. Not even in your 40s! However, there are things to be cautious about, since your body isn’t as young as it used to be, and maybe you have some chronic pains and injuries from back in the day.  Read more

Clock Posted Aug 5, 2019

News, Training Centre, Triathlon, Triathlon

Tri Travel partner with Pilates for Sports

Tri Travel today announced a new partnership with Pilates for Sports, an online Pilates training program that focuses on strength and conditioning for multisport athletes. Read more

Clock Posted Jul 26, 2019

Nutrition

Hydration for the Heat: Part 1

Perfecting your nutrition for an Ironman is a fine art. This article will help you debunk and understand the biggest hydration concerns when competing in the heat. Read more

Clock Posted Jun 24, 2019

News, Training Centre, Nutrition

Blackcurrants - Making research headlines for endurance athletes

Blackcurrants are not a commonly recognised fruit, they are rarely seen in your local supermarket and wouldn’t be the fruit that catches your eye next to those better-known blueberries. However, research into this little-known fruit is showing that they offer a cross-section of potent performance and muscle recovery gains for active people, in particular: Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Races & Places, Run / Trail Run, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

Training for mountains without hills

Hanny Alston provides us with some suggestions to combat the challenge of training for hills, without hills! Read more

Clock Posted Jan 31, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Run / Trail Running

The Art of Running

In this article we explore the science behind running propulsion and discuss some amazing research recently released on flat, uphill and downhill running.  During the article Hanny Alston also highlights some important running technique tips that might help to make you faster and more efficient. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

Swimming to Success

Dougal Allan reflects and provides an insight into six of the most important ingredients from the process he has experienced in his pursuit of better swimming. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre, Triathlon, Mindset

Overcoming Swimming Anxiety

If you experience anxiety when swimming you are not alone, it’s not uncommon for competitive swimmers and triathletes alike to experience swimming related anxiety. Fortunately, there are some strategies to help reduce and eliminate it. Here are some tips to reduce swimming anxiety. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Run / Trail Running

Run Ready

It is race season, and once again we’ve tapped into the mind of Dan Atkins, Head Coach at Triathlon Australia’s National Performance Centre on the Gold Coast, but this issue it’s for a couple of cracking run sets you might employ as you hone in on race day. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Training Centre, Triathlon

One Out of the Box

It takes a special personality to put one set of dreams aside when they have hung so tantalisingly close, and focus on new goals; it takes one out of the box. When an opportunity came along for Drew Box to turn his passion for coaching from a side-line act into a full-blown passion, Box seized the opportunity. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Wellness, Mindset

'Free Dog' Time

'Free Dog' time doesn't mean sitting on the couch all day eating ice-cream and watching Netflix (though it jolly well can!). It just means taking a day each week or fortnight to listen to your body and do what you WANT to do. Unstructured.  Spontaneous. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Bike

Get Strong, Go Faster

Building your cycling strength for training and racing in the hills is one of the most beneficial things you can do to improve your cycling. Michelle Hemley explains why. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Stories, Training Centre, Run / Trail Running

What kind of parkrunner are you?

Within the world of parkrun, there are many different types of parkrunners. From the millions of people who turn up at a parkrun around Australia, you are bound to spot one of the following types of parkrunners. But, the big question is, what kind of parkrunner are you? Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

News, Stories, Training Centre, Wellness, Recovery

Find Time for Pilates

The benefits of Physio based pilates being integrated into your regular routine. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Swim, Training Centre

Set to race: Swim Sessions

It’s getting close to race week, you’re in mini-taper mode but don’t want to switch off altogether. A quality swim set is perfect as it’s going to get the heart rate cracking, the race skills up to scratch but no impact means you can stay on track for a great race. Here’s what Dan Atkins, Head Coach at Triathlon Australia’s National Performance Centre on the Gold Coast, would put you through. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Wellness, Mindset

Stress and Rest Lead to Success

The goal of any training program is to improve or maximise performance in some way over a period of time. Each time we train (e.g. swim, bike or run) we are introducing a physiological stress to our body. The most obvious display of this is the tissue damage caused by a hard training session that leads to sore muscles a day or two later. Whether this is healthy stress or unhealthy stress generally depends on how we manage the recovery before and afterwards.   Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Triathlon, Adventure Racing, Run / Trail Running

Footprints in the sand

Jock Campbell gives an overview of the key components of being a good soft sand runner. Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019

Training Centre, Nutrition

To caffeine or not to caffeine? That is the question!

With almost every sports nutrition brand providing caffeinated options, from gels to chews to beverages, Hanny Alston addresses the question – to caffeine or not to caffeine?  Read more

Clock Posted Jan 25, 2019