SUP can improve stability from your toes to your head, core strength and stability, leg strength and stability, which helps prevent injury, and it can also be used to develop cardiovascular fitness outside of the three main triathlon disciplines as a fun and easy way to cross-train. It can even be used to work on lat strength for your swim or maintain fitness while recovering from injury. But it takes a little bit of knowing what equipment to choose to effectively use SUP to help you to your next PR. In this guide to SUP, we’ll review how triathletes can benefit from standup paddling and how to find the right equipment.
This Mother’s Day we honor the multitasking moms of Team INFINIT. We probably all have memories of our moms helping us learn how to ride a two-wheeler, getting up early to shuttle us to swim practice, and sitting through all-day meets and competitions. On top of all that, this group of multisport mamas absolutely crush it on their own two wheels and manage to balance a demanding training load with their busy lives. They are there for their kids’ first steps, and then go out to run 20 miles of their own. From motherhood to athletics, from work to play, this is our salute to all the moms in training.
I ran the Chicago Marathon in 2014 as my 2nd marathon and had ran 2:52:45 in what would be considered ideal marathon conditions, but I suffered some serious leg cramps in the final 6 miles that likely cost me several minutes. I was not using INFINIT at this time. Going into the 2017 race, I was excited to be using INFINIT knowing my nutrition was dialed in for me with the hopes that I would not experience the same cramping issues that had slowed me down in 2014.
In the sport of Triathlon few names illicit the same reaction as Andy Potts. If you have ever been at a race with him, or have had the opportunity to talk to him, you will know why people regard him as “The Good Guy of Triathlon.” We here at INFINIT are proud to announce that Andy is now a part of Team INFINIT.
INFINIT is excited to announce the new Team INFINT Performance, an Endurance Race Team that is open to endurance athletes of all kinds and calibers. Endurance events are widely known as an individual sport, but age group clubs and teams are becoming increasingly more popular with every passing year. Athletes of all ability levels are realizing that having a support system is a great way to stay motivated and ensure progression while training and competing in such demanding sports.
Started in 1994, in an effort to bring work to Leadville's mining community, the Leadville Race Series has grown in publicity and popularity substantially over the last two decades. The Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race race starts at 10,000 feet and climbs up to 12,000 feet of elevation, this test of human will pushes riders to their limits, and has earned the name "Race Across the Sky."
Rachel Langdon is an INFINIT racer entering her first year as a professional cyclist. Originally from across the pond (Stockton, England) Rachel settled in Kentucky and played soccer for the Murray State Racers, and helped guide them to two conference titles. After her Collegiate career came an end she was looking for something to keep her occupied. At first she competed in Triathlons (making it to Ironman 70.3 world championships in 2015) but realized her true passion was on the bike.
The Dirty Dozen is a devoted group of 12 members (10 men and 2 women), all with the singular goal of spreading their passion, racing. Parting with raceco.org in an attempt to get people on the bike, and in the race. They are represented at over 100 races per year, spanning a large swath of races.
Shangrila Rendon is a 36 year old native of Manila, Philippines who started her athletic career at age 24 when a friend invited her to run a 10k. Over the next twelve years Shangrila built up an impressive resume including a Guinness World Record and countless firsts in Ultraman competitions for a Filipino athlete (both male and female).
Sixteen years ago, Team INFINIT Athlete, Maddy Frank, was born weighing just 1 pound 13 ounces. From the second she was born Maddy was a fighter. This resiliancy has helped her develop into a fierce competitor on the bike, and has enabled her to crush every obstacle she has met along the way.