• TIPS

    Leah Smith’s Tips For Healthy Skin And Hair

    It's no secret that time in the sun and chlorine can wreak havoc on the health of your skin and hair. However, with proper preparation and a little TLC, you can keep dryness and split ends at bay. For some easy to follow advice you can try at home, we checked in with Team TYR athlete and Olympian Leah Smith.

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    Travel Tips From Team TYR

    With the second stop of the TYR Pro Swim Series only a few days away, we decided to dedicate this week’s blog to all things travel. From packing to training, Team TYR’s finest are on a mission to help you have your best trip yet. So grab your suitcase and read on below. Packing When it comes to packing Molly Hannis is giving you an inside look at what she brings and where she stores it. In her carry-on bag she typically includes the following: 1) Extra suits, caps and goggles in case of lost luggage 2) Entertainment: headphones, iPad (or laptop), books, movies, etc. 3) Snacks 4) A spare…

  • TALKS

    Overcoming the Most Common Triathlon Fears with Jodie Swallow-Cunnama

    It’s no secret that choosing to participate in a triathlon is a major undertaking. From the long hours of training to the unpredictable weather, there are a number of factors that keep people from signing up for their first race. To help combat some of the most common fears associated with the sport, we’ve enlisted the help of Olympian, IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion and ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Champion Jodie Swallow Cunnama. Read on below for her take on how to overcome your nerves and tackle your first tri. View this post on Instagram the World 70.3 Champs are coming to South Africa and it is a BIG deal.…

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    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

    Tri Tips With Holly

    If you haven’t yet heard of Holly Lawrence, prepare to be impressed. At just 27 years old Holly has taken the triathlon world by storm. After competing at the IRONMAN 70.3 distance for just two years, team TYR’s newest athlete swam, biked and ran her way to first place at the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in Queensland, Australia. Since then she has earned a total of eleven 70.3 wins and is currently a 2x IM 70.3 North American Champion and IM 70.3 Middle East Champion. Today, this Great Britain native has made the golden state her home, training and living in Santa Monica, California. View this post on Instagram…

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    It’s Time to Turkey Trot

    Ever wonder what it takes to train for a Turkey Trot or some other local 5k near you? Well, look no further. We’ve got team TYR athlete and 2016 Olympian Ben Kanute here to help get you prepped and ready for this year’s race. Coach Kanute’s plan is designed for roughly five weeks of training. So, be sure to give yourself enough time to work out, eat right and score plenty of sleep. Also, if you have any questions about your body or health remember it never hurts to consult your doctor before making additions to your regular workouts.   Don’t forget to keep up with Ben as he continues…

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rinny’s Running Playlist

    It’s official! #IMKONA is just a few days away, and team TYR has flooded the Big Island in hopes of bringing home a win. In 2014, 3x IRONMAN World Champion, IRONMAN 70.3 Champion and team TYR athlete Mirinda Carfrae ran down the competition for her third big time win. Curious to hear what tunes are helping her pound the pavement this year in preparation for the coming race? Well, then you’re in luck because TYR Sport is now officially on Spotify. Read on for a look at Rinny’s latest running playlist, and be sure to follow us (TYR85) as we continue to add playlists from your favorite athletes. Also, don’t…

  • LIFESTYLE

    3 Yoga Poses for Swimmers

    When it comes to the sport of swimming, every practice is a full body workout. Since swimmers rely on the extension of their muscles to move through each stroke with power and speed, they benefit greatly from exercises that promote both strength and proper alignment. So, it’s no wonder water based athletes are turning to gentle alternatives to stretch and lengthen their muscles during dryland training. Enter yoga. Whether you’re an avid yogi or yet to touch a mat, giving yourself time to stretch can be a calming way to not only aid in recovery but also re-center the mind. For competitive swimmers, consistent training is the norm. However, constant…