Defining a Sprint Triathlon

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

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
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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.

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.

Swim Help! Gasping for Air

author : acbadger
comments : 7
photoWhen I swim I struggle to get a full breath and consequently run down faster. I spend part of my training on the side of the pool gasping for air.

Triathlon for Weightloss?

author : acbadger
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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.

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: 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?

Tapering for an Olympic Distance Triathlon as Opposed to a Sprint?

author : acbadger
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photoKeep in mind that the taper period is as important to your body as all of the long hours you’ve put in the pool, on the bike and on the road. It is meant to help you rest, recover and rejuvenate.

How to Start Running with Weight to Lose?

author : acbadger
comments : 1
photoMy main concern is obviously the running but my priority is weight loss. I really need any advice on how to get ready.

Why is it so difficult to get into the “two-a-day” routine?

author : acbadger
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photoHere’s a couple of tactics that I have found VERY helpful when it comes to my early morning workouts…hopefully, at least one of them will work for you too!

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?

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.

I am new to this tri thing. I want to do a Sprint Triathlon in 6 months...HELP!

author : acbadger
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photoFirst, with your upcoming 5K, I strongly advise you to check out the “Couch to 5K” training schedule. This training schedule is a GREAT way to get back into running safely and wisely.

Sports Bra and Swimsuit Question

author : acbadger
comments : 7
photoI am not going to buy a tri-suit before my first tri - I want to make sure I am going to stick with this before I spend a lot of money on it so I want to figure out what will work best.
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