Holiday Gift Ideas for the Triathletes in Your Life

    There is no shortage of gadgets and techie triathlon trends on the market, but coming up with gifts that stand to make a big difference in how triathletes train in a pandemic requires some careful consideration.   With less access to the treadmills we may once have taken for granted at our local … Continued

Power Discrepancy Troubleshooting Tips

The thing about training with power is that it’s amazing… until it isn’t. I have never encountered a rider who trains consistently with power who has not had a frustrating experience with power reading discrepancies and inaccuracies at least once. There are now so many options on the market with slick innovations such as Bluetooth … Continued

Recap: Live Interview with Dr. Greg Wells

In case you missed our joint Team Atomica and Toronto Harriers Happy Hour Zoom chat with Dr. Greg Wells, here’s a little recap. Dr. Wells is scientist and performance physiologist, whose research explores human limits. Dr. Wells is exceptional at making the science accessible and he is committed to bringing optimized living to all of … Continued

Prep Your Ride for Indoor Training

Until restrictions are lifted to ride in person at TTrain Cycling studio, we are going to have to train together virtually. Thankfully TTrain has classes just about daily including VO2 Max Fridays and longer weekend rides. However, this means we want to make sure your home setup is optimized for the most effective training possible. … Continued

lululemon Canadian Pro Triathlon Championship

Check out the exciting coverage (and pro athlete interviews) of the lululemon Canadian Pro Triathlon Championship race that took place earlier this month and watch Team Atomica’s Tamara Jewett take the first of her back to back weekend wins. Tamara also won the Old School C3 Half Distance race on September 19, demonstrating that the … Continued

Team Atomica Rouge Valley Training Day

Team Atomica athletes braved tough conditions on Sunday, September 13 to take on the second of our Rouge Valley Half Distance Training Days. What an inspiring experience to watch the athletes dive into those tumultuous waves for 2km under a light rain! While the weather was not on our side, the athletes went for it … Continued

Triathletes Who Inspire Us: Leanna Lee

I’m constantly impressed by the triathletes in our community and am regularly bewildered by how much they are able to jam into their days. Long-time supporter of Team Atomica (and my most consistent training partner), Leanna Lee is one such triathlete and she inspires me daily. Having raced professionally on the ITU circuit, regularly travelling … Continued

Racing Refresher

Congrats to all the Team Atomica athletes who competed in our socially distanced training day at Rouge Valley on Sunday August 9 and to those who took part in the C3 Old School Triathlon on August 2nd! If you didn’t race but are registered to take part in our next Team Atomica training day on … Continued

Why Triathletes Should Try Paddling

If you’ve been swimming in Lake Ontario this summer you’ve no doubt shared the water with paddleboarders. I’ve certainly been greeted on early morning swims with the inspiring view of a lone paddleboarder gliding into the rising sun. It’s a pretty spectacular reminder of the many gifts of our city, but also of the alternative … Continued