Beginner Triathlete - Beginner Q&A articles

author : acbadger
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photoAfter your first triathlon, how many days off should you take to rest? How should you start your training again?
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.
author : acbadger
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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.
author : AskMrsBT
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avatarUSAT and membership and racing.
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.
author : McFuzz
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photoLooking to do your first triathlon? Here is a look beyond the distances.
author : Amy Kuitse
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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?
author : Amy Kuitse
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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?
author : Amy Kuitse
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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?
author : acbadger
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photoWhen running or biking, is it best to work towards increasing distance, stamina, working with heart rates, intervals, speed, drills, etc.?
author : Amy Kuitse
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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.
author : acbadger
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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.
author : acbadger
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photoI recognize that my 45 minute jog Wednesday night does not really count as a ”long” run, but for me it was! Yesterday I felt fine…but man, today the legs are SORE.
author : acbadger
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photoSince I didn't have much time and since it's a super sprint, am I OK just go to at the training relatively hard through Thursday or even Friday?
author : acbadger
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photoHow important is it to train on the actual road vs. treadmill and on a real bike vs. spinning classes?
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