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Welcome to the Tenola UK triathlon blog where we will post information about Tenola products, announcements and general tips and information about triathlon training and the sport in general.  If you want notifications in your inbox when we post something new on the blog why not sign up to our mailing list or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

Tenola’s Ambassador Tom Radley Season Review of 2020

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“if at first you don’t succeed tri tri and tri again”

Despite the challenging year that we have all faced it has been good to look back over my results and progress that has been made. Quickly realising that covid was going to put a pause to international racing allowed me to target some of the stronger domestic races in the UK that were taking place.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 18 January 2021 | Comments Tags: ,
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Triathletes - How to choose the best swim fins for triathlon training

how to choose the best swim fins for triathlon training

Review any website and you will find a variety of styles and blade lengths, but which is best for triathletes? The wrong style or blade length could affect your swim technique and how that translates into your kick when not wearing fins.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 4 January 2021 | Comments Tags:
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6 Key Benefits of the best swimming fins for beginners or experienced Triathletes

best swimming fins for triathletes

For beginners and more experienced triathletes finding the best swimming fins can be tricky.  First of all though we explore 6 benefits of swimming fins.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 7 December 2020 | Comments Tags:
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Triathletes Guide to Choosing Swimming Goggles

triathletes guide to choosing swimming goggles

With so many swimming goggles on the market, all claiming to be better and more advanced than each other, it’s no wonder we find it difficult when trying to decide on the best triathlon goggles for ourselves. It’s not the price of buying a pair, since price varies from £10-£45 (to suit everyone’s pocket), but its spending your cash and then ending up with a pair of dodgy goggles which need to be adjusted every few lengths of the pool to prevent leakage.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 9 November 2020 | Comments Tags: ,
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6 Pieces of Essential Triathlon Training Swim Gear

essential training gear for triathletes

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…

Posted by Ian Nolan on 12 October 2020 | Comments Tags:
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7 Tips for looking after your triathlon swimwear

7 Tips for looking after your triathlon swimwear

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.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 16 September 2020 | Comments Tags: ,
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How to choose when buying a Tri Suit - Pt 2

How to choose when buying a tri suit pt3

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.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 25 June 2020 | Comments Tags: , ,
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How to choose when buying a Tri Suit - Pt 1

Buying a tri suit and how to choose a tri suit - Tenola Blog

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?

Posted by Ian Nolan on 3 January 2020 | Comments Tags: , ,
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What are the best triathlon swim shorts for pool and open water training?

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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.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 28 May 2019 | Comments Tags: , ,
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How to swim in a triathlon wetsuit

How to swim in a triathlon wetsuit

This article is the first of a series of tips on being prepared for your first open water triathlon.

Posted by Ian Nolan on 5 March 2019 | Comments Tags:
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