Entries by JSMark

Different Swim Strokes and Why They Matter

Triathlon swimming is different from competitive swimming. You’re in open water with a bunch of triathletes on the same mission: to reach the end of the swim as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible. The distance of the swim will help you determine which swim stroke style you should work on during training to do […]

Chain Skipping? This May Be the Reason

Learn what causes skipping chains and what you can do about it There are two main causes for skipping chains. The most common cause is the misalignment of the rear cogs and the chain itself. The second most common cause of skipping chains is wearing on the chain, cassette, and/or the chainrings. Read below to […]

Beginner’s Guide to Swimming in Cold Water

Learn the benefits and safety tips of swimming in cold water Swimming in cold water is an exhilarating experience. It’s a fantastic way to get fit, unwind, and strengthen both your mind and body. Swimming laps in chilly water can wake you up and make you feel alive in a way that no warm swimming […]

What is a Bento Box and How to Use One

Learn what a bento box is and how you’ll enjoy longer bike rides with it Cyclists need proper nutrition, especially on longer rides. A bento box is a lightweight and effective way to carry more nutrition for your long bike rides. Carrying a gel or a waffle in a jersey pocket is a good option […]

Six Fun But Challenging Swim Workouts

As you gear up with your training for the Kerrville Tri, we wanted to share some fun but challenging swim workouts to try on your next training day. Still working up to 600 meters? Cut the work out in half for a fun but challenging 300m swim workout. Looking for a long workout? Mix and […]

Keep Working To Your Next Goal: Winter Running Events

“Comfort zones: If you live in one too long, that becomes your norm. Get comfortable being uncomfortable.” — David Goggins If you’ve ever completed a triathlon, you already know what it means to break through your comfort zone. Not everyone can, or will accomplish that in their lifetimes. But when it comes to the off-season, it’s easy […]