Training Questions

Triathlon Nutrition
As triathletes, we train swim, bike, run and strength, but many people forget about the other critical factor in triathlon: nutrition. The nutrition you ne...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:46 PM
When should I start training for a triathlon?
We're often asked how long a person needs to train for triathlons.  That answer always depends on YOU!   What's your fitness level?  Have you e...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:13 PM
What if my bike doesn't have aero bars?
Even if you’re using an $80 Walmart bike, you will benefit from adding clip-on aerobars. A pair of clip-on aerobars will make the total frontal area of your...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:15 PM
What size tech paddles should I get?
For drills recommending tech paddles, it's less about the size and more about function. Female athletes should choose the smallest one available. Men s...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:15 PM
Which heart rate monitor do you recommend?
WHAT TYPE DO I NEED? Tracking your heart rate is a critical part of endurance training. You'll need a sports watch and a heart rate strap (either a ch...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:24 PM
Do you recommend getting a triathlon bike or can I use a road bike?
In your first couple of seasons of triathlon, before you're sure whether you plan to stay in the sport long term or not, we recommend a road bike. Road...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:26 PM
What bike saddle should I use to avoid getting a sore bum?
Step one is to find a saddle that you are comfortable on. You can do this by trying a bunch of different saddles at your local bike shop, to see what feels ...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:28 PM
How To Cancel Your MoTTIV Training App Membership?
As soon as you cancel your account, it becomes inactive.  (Meaning, even if you've just paid for the month, if you cancel you will lose access to your ...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:31 PM
What swim gear do I need for the MōTTIV training app?
The swim gear that you require for the MōTTIV training app might be more than you're used to, but this gear is selected for very specific reasons.  Swi...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:33 PM
How Do I Change My Payment Method/Credit Card On File?
To change your credit card on file, click My Account in the left-hand menu. Click Billing, then Change Payment Method, and you can change the credit card o...
Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 7:34 PM