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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 […]

7 Easy Steps to Replace Your Handlebar Tape

Expand your skills when you learn how to wrap your handlebars The more you can learn about your bike the better. You become more knowledgeable about bikes in general while becoming more intimate with your bike and all of its nuances. Riders who ride often might re-wrap their handlebars annually. Checking the condition of your […]

Eat Your Greens! Healthy Green Recipes

Healthy Recipes Loaded with Greens You’ll Love The NEED for Greens Adding green vegetables to your diet can be easy, delicious, and quick with the right recipes, tips, and tricks. Whether it’s a smoothie, powder, or just a salad, greens contain numerous essential nutrients that result in a stronger immune system, improved bone health, decreased […]

How to Defeat the 4 Most Common Excuses for Skipping Your Workout

No more excuses, it’s time to get your workout on! We’ve all been there. We have the best intentions of following a workout routine, but sometimes life gets in the way. Next thing you know, we’re skipping more workouts than we should. There’s good news, you’re not alone!  Below are four solutions to the most […]

2020 Jack’s Generic Triathlon Canceled

18th annual Jack’s Generic Triathlon canceled Thank you for registering for the 18th annual Jack’s Generic Tri. We have an update concerning this year’s event scheduled for August 23, 2020. Unfortunately, we have been forced to cancel the 2020 Jack’s Generic Tri as a result of mandates by local/state governments and the recommended CDC guidelines. […]

How to Avoid Knee Pain While Training for a Triathlon

Tips to avoid knee pain during tri training If you experience knee pain during your training, you’ll want to make some changes to the way you train as well as look into what could be causing the pain. The source of the pain can come from any of the three tri disciplines, so you’ll want […]

Swim Stroke Styles: What They Are and Why They Matter

Benefits of Incorporating Different Swim Stroke Styles into your tri training Triathlon swimming is different from competitive swimming. You’re in open water with a bunch of triathletes on the same mission: to reach the end of the swim as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible. The distance of the swim will help you determine which […]