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The Best Triathlon Training Apps

The Best Triathlon Training Apps

Did you know that participation in triathlons has tripled in the past ten years? This sport is growing leaps and bounds in popularity. Are YOU training for a triathlon this year? If so, check out our list of triathlon training apps that will help you go the distance when race time hits.

TrainingPeaksApp #1: TrainingPeaks

Whether your an amateur or a pro triathlete, TrainingPeaks is a must have app for logging runs, swims, and cycles. This app is compatible with a variety of fitness trackers and will help you assess your performance by analyzing things such as peak heart rate and pace. Get all the info you need to push yourself farther and faster.

 

FulGazApp #2: FulGaz

Are you starting to train for triathlons while the weather is still questionable outside? FulGaz is your source for bringing the experience of the outdoors inside to your indoor trainer. Be transported to iconic rides with HD videos and pair with many trainers to automatically adjust video speed and resistance to match your effort. Push yourself further and get ready to kill those hills.

 

StravaApp #3: Strava

This app is well known for a reason - it is simply one of the best for tracking your runs, walks, rides and more. In addition to the important metrics like heart rate, distance, route, and pace, you can also add notes and images to your workout. And because we're all motivated by competition, work to get yourself on the app's segment leaderboards. Now you can win even at your training.

 

App #4: Active

This app, simply put, helps you get active. It helps you not only discover, but register for events and activities. Find out what races are happening nearby, as well as activities to add to your training regimen. Get maps and driving directions, as well as motivation from fitness articles, tips and training guides.

 

App #5: Couch to Triathlon

Are you just starting out in the world of triathlons? Then Couch to Triathlon may be just what you need! This app has a big promise for you - it can take you from sitting on the couch to sprint tri ready in twelve weeks. This training app has two levels - one for complete beginners and one for more seasoned athletes. You'll have guided workouts that will help get you fit almost as well as a personal coach.

 

App #6: TrainerRoad

Are you looking to become a faster cyclist? This app promises it can help you get there. Take advantage of three phases of guided fitness to take you through the whole season. This app will guide you from early fitness to peak performance just before race day. You can even pair your indoor trainer should to the app should you be unable to hit the road outside. This is the perfect companion for both new and veteran athletes.

Tri Harder - Apps to go the distance

Triathlon Training Apps

If you're looking for that extra nudge to get you off the couch and well on your way towards a triathlon, look no further. We have the perfect set of apps to help motivate and train you all the way to your goals.


First Time Triathlon

Clearly aimed at newbies to the sport, this app will generate a customized 12-week training plan to suit your ability – beginner or intermediate – for each discipline. It may look a little basic and dated, but the app is full of useful tips and definitely worth a look for those starting out.


Garmin Fit

Garmin Fit turns your smartphone into a mine of training stats with speed, distance, route and calories burned displayed for your cycling and running adventures. You can also pick a soundtrack to train to, upload to Garmin Connect and, if your phone is ANT+ enabled, see data from Garmin fitness sensors.


MapMyFitness

This app is another excellent GPS-based training app that will synchronize automatically with your online training log at MapMyFitness.com – an online community full of running and cycling routes. The app features ANT+ support for power and heart rate and Twitter integration and the ability to record indoor sessions for a full training diary.



If you are unsure about how to start training or need advice on what the right gear is for your budget just stop by our shop and we can help!