Member Question: New Triathlete and the Half Ironman

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 3
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?

Member Question: Getting Faster on the Run

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 3
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?

Beginner Question: Winded During Run Training

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 7
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.

Beginner Question: Tapering Between Sprint Triathlons

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 0
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?

Race Prep: Three Days Until the Race

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 0
photoA few tips for beginners during taper week to settle your nerves. Includes a race day checklist and some race day tips.

Member Question: Do Clipless Pedals Really Matter?

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 12
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?

Member Question: The Sport for the Most Improvement

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 0
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?

Member Question: Which Training Plan?

author : Amy Kuitse
comments : 4
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?

How to Rest and Resume Training after a Race

author : acbadger
comments : 1
photoAfter your first triathlon, how many days off should you take to rest? How should you start your training again?

New Triathlete in Training, What to Focus On?

author : acbadger
comments : 3
photoWhen running or biking, is it best to work towards increasing distance, stamina, working with heart rates, intervals, speed, drills, etc.?

Triathlon for Weightloss? Part 3: How to Eat

author : acbadger
comments : 0
photoWe’re going to discuss, really, how simple it is to lose weight if you have the right weight loss information. I’m going to give you a few weapons to put into your weight loss arsenal in this segment.

Triathlon for Weightloss? Part 2: Interval Training and Target Heart-Rate Zones

author : acbadger
comments : 1
photoInterval training for weight loss. Weight training for weight loss. These interval workouts can be done in 15 to 20 minutes and have huge caloric expenditures for those who are crunched for time.

Defining a Sprint Triathlon

author : McFuzz
comments : 3
photoLooking to do your first triathlon? Here is a look beyond the distances.

Triathlon for Weightloss?

author : acbadger
comments : 0
photoDo you want to jump-start your New Year’s weight-loss resolution?? Then here is what it's time to do…TRAIN FOR A TRIATHLON!! Part I of a monthly series.

Winter Training Programs: Addressing Your Limiters

author : acbadger
comments : 0
photoThis is the time of year where you focus on your ‘weakest’ event and practice your drills, techniques, form, etc. Here I list some BT training plan options to get you through the off-season.
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