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Spend time with triathletes for long enough, and you’ll no doubt be involved in a conversation that goes something like this (or exactly like this, since this is an actual post on the X3 Team Forum – redacted for sake of privacy): 17 reasons why we...

This article was originally published here by Triathlon Magazine Canada. If you read triathlon forums or articles on bike fit, it is likely you have come across conversations about the importance of crank arm length. The opinion that shorter crank arms are better for triathletes –...

With the 2017 triathlon season in our collective rear-view and the fall marathon training in full swing, we reached out to the X3 team for their picks on the best run routes in Toronto. Here are the five that received the most votes:   5. Moore Ravine...

Welcome to part 2 of this mini-series of blog posts! If you haven't seen the first part already, check it out here. Mental skills in sports training for endurance athletes is surprisingly important. Whether you are a seasoned athlete, or someone just getting into triathlons, it...

Normally, I find myself explaining the wonders of sports-psychology and positive self-talk to my fellow musician friends. In the next few blog posts, I’ll be inverting what I know, what I’ve learned, and what I’ve practiced, and exploring it back in the world of endurance...

Ah, the run. The final leg of the triathlon. A somewhat polarizing activity among triathletes. Some love it, some just deal with it. Here are some posts that should help you join the "love it" party:   Head Indoors for Quality Running This Winter The "dreadmill" can be your...

A woman, younger than me, passed me just after the turn-around of lap one of the run. She was running well, and I told her as much. ‘Thanks,’ she beamed – a little too cheerfully for how I felt. ‘Can you believe that we have to...

Matt came to us in March with a helluva goal: stretch a 10k long run to an 88k, immensely technical trail run in just three months. Turns out that he was more than up to the challenge. Read on! Infinitus 88k, Vermont May 28, 2016 Written...