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Get Your Geek On! Lactate Testing vs. Lactate Threshold Testing: What’s the difference?

Lactate testing, by definition, is the measurement of lactate levels in the blood. It is performed through blood sampling (pricking) across a step-wise test of increasing intensity. It is very similar to blood glucose testing but with an athletic performance component.

Triathlon Race Etiquette 101

Racing is not just our hobby, it’s also our passion. To keep things fair and to allow everyone to enjoy each event, we share with you some advice on proper Triathlon Race Ettiquette.
Start in your correct wave.They have ways of finding out if you started in your correct wave. Time splits are monitored and irregular or suspicious splits are given a red flag.

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Longevity: Tips to Survive a Hectic Race Season

Like most of you, I love racing. I live and breathe triathlon and it’s the very thing that drives me crazy yet keeps me sane at the same time. Whenever I prepare for an event, I really try to dedicate as much time and effort that I can to ensure I’m at top form.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon: A Primer to The Cobra Ironman 70.3 (Part 2)

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
Have you signed up for the race?
If you were able to confirm your registration, CONGRATULATIONS! In doing so, you show willingness to dedicate yourself to accomplishing a seemingly insurmountable goal over the next few months. It will take discipline, some creativity, and a ton of persistence to successfully tackle the event. It will be difficult but it definitely won’t be impossible. To help you prepare for the season ahead, let me give you another set of tips on what to do.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Triathlon: A Primer for the Cobra Ironman 70.3 (Part 1)

When I joined the latest iteration of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 held in Cebu, I noticed there were lots of new faces in this event. While there were still a heapload of veterans who signed up, I would say that a considerable amount of first-timers/newbies joined this time around.