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Beginner Question: Winded During Run Training

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photoI am training for my first sprint tri and I am having the hardest time with the run. I just get really winded between the 1-1/12 mile mark.

Treadmill Running: Just How Good Is It?

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photoWhen we do or don’t use the treadmill is not so much the issue as to how we use it. When is it appropriate to use a treadmill for your workouts?

Member Question: Do Clipless Pedals Really Matter?

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photoI have pedals with the cage and when I ride 2+ hours my legs feel much more tired then if I took out my husband's bike with clipless pedals. Do clipless pedals truly make the difference?

Two-a-Day Triathlon Workout Scheduling

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photoTrying to figure out how to fit all of your weekly training sessions in? This guide will show the best ways to schedule your two-a-day workouts.

Member Question: New Triathlete and the Half Ironman

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photoI just finished the NYC marathon on Sunday and I think I'm going to venture into triathlons. I am doing an Olympic distance and I want to do a 70.3 next year too. Any advice?

Sprint Triathlon Swim Workouts

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photoIf you are a beginner triathlete training for your first triathlon, this article will show you three key swim workouts that you can use for your triathlon swim training.

Member Question: Getting Faster on the Run

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photoShould I be working on getting faster at running by doing the longer distances and working up slowly over time or run faster for shorter distances now?

Member Question: The Sport for the Most Improvement

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photoWhich sport do you believe is easier to continually improve at: swimming, bicycling, or running? What makes you think this specific sport is easier to improve at?

How Much Swim Yardage Do I Need?

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photoYou ask yourself if a couple of months will be enough time to prepare for that sprint; and how must swim training change in volume and intensity for the longer distances?

Is Ribose Supplementation Helpful?

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photoWhen I realized that there exist a large number of articles on Ribose Supplementation I was wondering why I was not using ribose myself.

Member Question: Which Training Plan?

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photoI really want to do an Olympic distance but I feel it is a little too far right now. Which training plan should I follow? The sprint sounds too easy for what I'm doing but the Olympic seems too much?

Improving Cycling for the Sprint Distance

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photoAre you ready for your second season of triathlon? This article will show you how to improve your cycling for the sprint distance using drills and interval workouts.

Race Prep: Three Days Until the Race

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photoA few tips for beginners during taper week to settle your nerves. Includes a race day checklist and some race day tips.

Beginner Question: Tapering Between Sprint Triathlons

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photoAre these races too close together to give me any sort of recovery? Will I be spent and unhappy racing back to back weekends and then again two weeks after that?

How much protein does a triathlete need?

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photoShould triathletes consume more grams of protein than the usual formula, since they are exercising more?
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