RECIPE: Vegan jam-filled cookies

March 28th, 2019 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, Nutrition, Recipes | No Comments »

Crush your cookie cravings with these jam-filled vegan cookies


Is online coaching right for you?

March 6th, 2019 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, Training | No Comments »

Deciding whether you should hire an online coach to plan your triathlon season is a matter of weighing what you need most.  There are pros and cons to online coaching that will factor in […]


Feet first running

February 20th, 2019 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, Workouts | No Comments »

Strong feet are key for consistent, injury-free running.


Easy runs are about paying attention to technique

February 5th, 2019 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, Run, Training | No Comments »

Here’s what you should be focusing on during your easy runs


Small and inexpensive gift ideas for triathletes

December 18th, 2017 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in News | No Comments »

Christmas is a time for holiday parties and social time with friends and if you’re like me, many of your friends are triathlon enthusiasts or athletes of some sort. Finding good gifts that fit […]


The top 5 open water skills you need to master 

August 11th, 2017 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, Training | No Comments »

We’ve summarized the five skills that are most important to master in the open water.


Workout Wednesday: Swimming stamina, speed and strength

February 22nd, 2017 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Blogs, Feature, News, Swim, Training, Workouts | No Comments »

Triathletes with weaker swimming ability can find new motivation for swim training knowing that more swim fitness will also improve their bike and run splits. If the swim legs takes less energy, you set yourself […]


Riding on rollers: Tips and workout Ideas

December 19th, 2016 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Bike, Bike Equipment, Feature, Gear, News, Training, Video | No Comments »

Improve your cycling technique with Melanie McQuaid’s tips and workout ideas for indoor training on rollers. What’s the difference between training on rollers and a bike trainer? Rollers work on your spinning as you’re required […]


Melanie McQuaid: How triathlon can draw more women

April 29th, 2016 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Blogs, Feature, News | No Comments »

“Can you figure out a way to position triathlon as their (women’s) next great challenge?” Ironman CEO Andrew Messick asked at the Triathlon Business International Conference earlier this year. He was suggesting that the […]


Melanie McQuaid: Breaking down perceived effort for better performance

April 26th, 2016 by Melanie McQuaid | Posted in Feature, News, Training | No Comments »

  The first time I learned about the Borg Scale of Perceived Effort was when I went down to take part in a Powertap training camp with Allen Lim in Temecula, California. Along with […]