• TALKS

    Mental Health Awareness Month With Lauren Goss

    As a brand dedicated to helping our community be the best they can be, both in and out of the water, we wanted to take this time to recognize the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month. Thanks to vital initiatives like this, sufferers and their families are finally feeling comfortable speaking out about the struggles they face. And we are eager to get involved.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Here’s Why Yoga Is Great For Swimmers

    From professional sports teams to high school gym classes, it seems that just about everyone is diving into the practice of yoga. And perhaps, rightfully so. With an emphasis on breathwork, body awareness and increased flexibility, yoga allows individuals of all levels to explore the concept of movement in an entirely new way. So, how will yoga benefit your training regimen? Read on to find out. YOGA IMPROVES BODY AWARENESS In yoga the physical postures, also referred to as “asanas,” help athletes to better understand their bodies. By emphasizing proper alignment, each pose teaches students how to correctly strengthen, lengthen and balance. In addition, enhanced body awareness allows for athletes…

  • TALKS

    Talking Mental Health with Lauren Goss

    Recently, Team TYR triathlete Lauren Goss shared a heartfelt blog post with fans regarding her struggles with mental health. As a brand, we were inspired by her brave decision to use her platform to openly discuss a topic so many individuals can relate to. So, this week we sat down for a follow up. To hear more about Lauren’s experience, be sure to check out her original blog post and read on for our interview below. View this post on Instagram **NEW** BLOG ** post up on my website. Very personal and honest. This one was pretty tough to write but I felt I should share to hopefully relate to…

  • LIFESTYLE

    5 Benefits of Taking Your Workout Outdoors

    With the summer season in full swing, it’s no wonder that people all over the U.S. are lacing up their sneakers for a sweaty training session outside. And while any form of movement is beneficial, science is proving that incorporating some time with Mother Nature into your workout routine has some serious advantages. Interested in learning more? Then read on below for just a few of the reasons why you should be taking your training outdoors. IT PUSHES YOUR BODY Let’s start with the obvious. Switching up the location of your workout is a great way to challenge yourself. From the physical change of terrain to the visual difference in…

  • TIPS

    Visualization 101: Why You Should Try this Out-of-the-Box Training Technique

    When it comes to athletic pursuits, it’s important to remember that success is far more than physical. In fact, champions of all walks of life will attest to the notion that power of the mind is just as essential to their achievement as palpable strength or speed. So how do some of the world’s most recognized competitors prepare for race day? Well according to team TYR, they visualize. That’s right. Both Momma on a Mission Dana Vollmer and breaststroke phenom Cody Miller have more in common than just their American records and Olympic medals. In fact, both team TYR swimmers are advocates of training their minds to help their bodies…

  • TIPS

    6 Tips for Handling Pre-Race Anxiety with Michael Chadwick

    For 5x World Championship Medalist Michael Chadwick, high pressure circumstance is often the name of the game. However, like so many athletes, he is certainly no stranger to anxiety, especially before a big meet. So how does he shake the stress prior to hitting the starting block? Read on for Chaddy’s tried and true methods for managing pre-race nerves. Preparation Is Key First and foremost, Michael stresses the importance of proper prep. Identifying how anxiety manifests for you prior to a race is a great way to help you learn how to manage it. Whether it’s a nervous stomach or a need to get quiet, once you know what it…