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2021 Jack’s Generic Triathlon Opens Registration

2021 Jack’s Generic Triathlon plans for 18th anniversary Registration is open for 2021 Jack’s Generic Triathlon, also known as JGT. It’s one of the longest-standing triathlons in Central Texas. It will celebrate its 18th anniversary at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in northeast Austin. JGT is produced by High Five Events. The event is scheduled […]

Get Faster on Your Run with these Tips

Follow these tips to see improvement and get faster on your run Whether you’re new to triathlon or a seasoned veteran, you will eventually want to get faster on the run. Improving the run is one way to shave minutes off your overall time! You’ll have to put in the work though. It takes hard […]

4 Effective Foam Rolling Tips

Recover from your workout faster with these foam rolling tips A foam roller helps with myofascial release. Foam rolling can loosen your muscles before a workout. It can also help your body recover after a workout. The benefits of using a foam roller include: relieves soreness, helps with tight muscles, and increases flexibility.  These are […]

Learn How to Find Swim Goggles That Fit You Best

Everything you need to know about finding swim goggles that fit you best A good pair of goggles is an essential item for swimming. They can make or break your swim at your big race or during your training. That’s why it’s important to find a pair of swim goggles that fit you and your […]

Why It’s Important to Wear Sunglasses When Riding

Protect your eyes and wear sunglasses when riding In addition to looking cool, there are other benefits when you wear sunglasses when riding. This applies to running, hanging at the beach, driving a car, and especially riding your bike. If you have some sweet specs that make you look cool, all the better! We recommend […]

Dryland Exercises for When You Don’t Want to Swim

Try these dryland exercises to build strength and improve your performance in the water Training for the swim portion of your upcoming tri is always important. This workout won’t be identical to the benefits you get while actually in the water, like perfecting your form and practicing breathing. But it’s still valuable to enhancing your […]

What to Know When Choosing a Wetsuit

Keep this advice in mind when choosing a wetsuit Triathletes normally wear a wetsuit during the swim portion of triathlon. They can be advantageous in the water by increasing your buoyancy. But with so many options, brands, and prices, how do you pick what’s best for you? We break down the basics and provide you […]

The Benefits of Being a USAT-Sanctioned Triathlon

Learn about the benefits of Jack’s Generic Tri being USAT-sanctioned and having a USAT-certified race director When researching triathlon events, you’ve probably come across the terms USAT-sanctioned and USAT-Certified Race Director. So what exactly do these terms mean and why should you care about the benefits of a USAT-sanctioned event? USAT-sanctioned USAT is an acronym […]

Reasons Why You Should Include Strength Training

Reap the benefits when you include strength training Strength training is an underrated physical activity that has a lot of advantages. Some people think it is a physical activity that is meant for bodybuilders and weight lifters, but that’s not true. Everyone should include strength training to their overall plan. You’re asking a lot from […]

7 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You

Get the boost you need from these inspirational quotes The words of someone else can often reignite your fire or reinforce your self-belief. That little spark can get you back on track and working towards your goals. It’s true and it works for us! We share inspirational quotes with our Instagram followers because it reminds […]