How to Train for a Triathlon – Tri Nation Partners
Our Favourite Shoes
We love Mizuno and they have been a strong supporter of the triathlon club since 2008. Mizuno has a great range to equip you for all aspects of training and racing including racing flats, trail shoes, lightweight and supportive trainers. You can trust that Mizuno shoes will always be at the forefront of the latest technology which is why you will see 70% of our squad wearing them! Plus the bright colours and awesome designs keep us looking great while out on our run!
Our Preferred Clothing Supplier
The team at Ventou are our preferred clothing supplier and produce all of our triathon training team kit. Whether you are just getting started training for triathlon or are looking for the highest performance from your kit, Ventou can deliver. Contact Ventou today if you or your workplace are after custom clothing plus mention us and receive free design work. Perfect for all your swim, bike and run needs.
Our Favourite Swim Equipment
Aqua Sphere are one of the leaders in ocean swimming gear including their range of ocean goggles and wetsuits. Recent Ironman WA winner Terrenzo Bozzone and pro triathlete Tim O’Donnell are both sponsored by and race in Aqua Sphere products.
In addition to their ocean swimming products they have the Michael Phelps developed range of technical swimming gear that are used at our swim sessions. Tri Nation members will be able to sample the products during swim sessions and purchase online with a 15% discount using the code ‘trination15’.
Our Favourite Race Equipment
Injinji Performance Products are the Australian distributors for a range of notable brands in the running and triathlon industry, including Bodyglide, SPIbelt and Yankz laces, as well as two sock brands; Feetures and Injinji. Each of their brands are imported from the USA and offer high-quality, reliable and well-renowned products. Tri Nation members will receive an exclusive discount code for the Injinji PP online store – contact us for details. This will ensure that you’re always prepared, and can train and race with the very best accessory products.
Our Trusted Bike Shop
Former professional triathletes Matt and Melissa Hopper opened the store in October 2009 and with their past experience are well placed to ensure members receive the service and products that they are after. As one of our original sponsors they are highly valued by Tri Nation Triathlon for their high level of service and ability to keep our athletes’ bikes in superior running order.
Avanti Plus The Valley provides a 15% discount to all Tri Nation members plus Premium Service on all bikes for $100 (normally $120).
Our Favourite Nutrition
Pro4mance has changed endurance sports nutrition forever, by creating a world first, modular based product range which allows athletes to customise their nutrition to meet their own endurance needs.
Manufactured in state of the art facilities, Pro4mance is proud to be 100% Australian Made and Owned. Coupled with research proven, premium quality ingredients, the Pro4mance product range continues to outperform all others in improving an athletes endurance.
Tri Nation members can receive 40% off all products ordered online by using the code ‘TRINATION’.
Our Favourite Wheels
Pace Wheels is a locally owned Company by Brad and Sarah Jones. The Jones’ started Pace Wheels after being unable to find a wheel set that met their demands in terms of performance, quality and value.
Pace Wheels produce high quality wheel sets and provide you with the comfort of knowing who you are dealing with as well as coming away with an understanding of what wheels are best suited to your needs. Pace also provide wheels for race hire for that key race you have been training hard for and want to gain every minute possible from your equipment.
The People We Trust – Swim Bike and Run
Alderley Chiropractic – Dr Matthew Platz
Matt graduated from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Imaging, before completing his Masters of Chiropractic degree in 2008. He brought home an array of awards from Sydney in 2008 which included Chiropractic Dux, Vice Chancellors Award for Academic Excellence and Radiology Excellence award.
Matt uses mostly manual style adjustments, active muscle release techniques and rehabilitation in his management plans.
Matt has a particular interest in neck pain and upper back pain. This is one of the reasons he completed his thesis on the connection between stress and neck pain. Being an avid sportsman growing up, Matt also has a passion for sports related dysfunction and injuries.
Pondera Physiotherapy & Pilates
With Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Myotherapy / Massage staff, Pondera’s team can help you:
Prepare & Perform: with movement analysis, fitness testing (bike or treadmill) and conditioning programs using Pilates, Gym and home exercises.
Rehab & Recover: Sports Physiotherapy for short or long term problems, Pilates maintenance, Myotherapy & Remedial massage post event or regular care.
All Tri Nation members receive fee reductions at Pondera. Present your TQ membership card and book with Tara (APA Sports & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist), Casey (Myotherapist) or Dan (Exercise Physiologist).
Custom Bike Fit – Michael Baker
Michael offers 10% off to Tri Nation members on the following services:
- Retul 3D Motion Capture Custom Bike Fit $295 less 10%
- Video Analysis Custom Bike Fit $195 less 10%
- Bike Fit Optimization (for those who have had a fit previously) $95 less 10%
Read more about Custom Bike Fit and what Michael can do to help you.
A one stop shop for your podiatry needs, running technique analysis or your latest shoe or running wear purchase. Don’t look any further than Shoes Feet Gear at 108 Latrobe Terrace in Paddington. Provide your Triathlon Australia membership card showing your Tri Nation club membership and receive 10% off their services.