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In this article we look at some useful swimming gear for training in order for you to get the best performance during your triathlons. In future articles we will look at each item in more detail so watch this space…
Do your swimsuits/tri-suits start to go baggy after a few months having been used in a chlorine environment? Then there are a few simple things you can do to extend the life of the product.
A Tenola tri-suit has been designed to be used in each discipline of triathlon (swimming, cycling, running). The tri-suit, can be a single or two piece, to wear throughout an triathlon competition. When choosing a tri suit, there are a few basic things to keep in mind which dictate your choice and how it will perform in competition.
Triathlon suits come in a range of colours and designs. There are various styles of tri-suits available two piece, sleeved, non-sleeved, with zips, and no zips tri-suits. So how do you decide what tri-suit is for you?
An alternative to wearing a full wetsuit in the pool or open water is triathlon swim shorts and we recommend the neoprene buoyancy swim shorts by Lomo. These are designed to help elevate your hips as you are swimming so that your body angle is in an optimal swimming position. There are several brands on the market at present, all offering a similar thing. In this article we will be discussing the Lomo brand.
This article is the first of a series of tips on being prepared for your first open water triathlon.
This may seem obvious but how to pick a triathlon wetsuit mainly comes down to one important thing which is its fit. Wetsuits must be well fitted, as tight as possible before feeling restrictive; shoulder rotation is the single most important aspect of body and wetsuit movement. Your budget should not restrict the most important part of buying a wetsuit and that is getting the right fit/size.
You are looking for a good wetsuit for triathlon, why buy a triathlon wetsuit specific for triathlon when you can buy one from a local sailing centre?
Blood, Sweat and Tenola, Triathlon Gear made in the UK – the beginnings of a British Triathlon Clothing Brand
In the competitive world of multi-discipline sport, your tri-suit needs to be both reliable and enduring; new British brand Tenola Tri-sportswear has been specifically designed, by Triathlon enthusiasts, to enable seamless transition between each of the swimming, running and cycling stages of the event.