The physiology behind our improvements in endurance

January 14th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

There’s more to this than what meets the eye. Here’s a brief look into how your body responds to training.


What’s the deal with dark chocolate?

January 7th, 2020 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition | No Comments »

Loaded with cocoa, dark chocolate is good for the cardiovascular, immune and central nervous systems. Studies have also shown it has positive effects on the gastrointestinal tract and obesity. 


Why we struggle to keep our New Year’s resolutions

December 30th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Training | No Comments »

We are goal-oriented beings that desire to accomplish something. Unfortunately, the cultural fad of making New Year’s resolutions doesn’t work with our brains.


Seven indoor training hacks for the winter

December 27th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Here’s how you can make your indoor training experience more enjoyable and effective


How to avoid the common cold this winter

December 20th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

It’s that time of the year again. Winter is here, and it’s here to stay for a while.  Unless you’re lucky enough to have escaped to a destination training camp, your training has likely […]


How to best use your offseason and avoid injury

November 6th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Injured? It may be time to make a change to your training approach.


USA Triathlon partners with Pure Spectrum, a CBD manufacturer

October 28th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in News, Nutrition, Training and Racing | No Comments »

Early last week, USA Triathlon formalized a partnership with Pure Spectrum CBD – a Colorado-based cannabidiol manufacturer – through to 2023. “With its athlete-first approach and proven commitment to safety, quality and accuracy, Pure […]


Does a post-workout ice-bath do more harm than good?

September 25th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Training | No Comments »

Despite the
anecdotal benefits of ice baths following a session, the physiological benefits are unclear in the scientific literature.


An apple a day, keeps the doctor away

September 17th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Healthy Eating, Nutrition | No Comments »

Why an apple a day is good for your health and weight


The importance of strength training is more than just performance

September 10th, 2019 by Cam Mitchell | Posted in Feature, Training | No Comments »

When training for three sports, strength training can fall by the waist side. During the triathlon season, we tend to prioritize run, bike or swim sessions over a gloomy hour or so in the […]