Upcoming Triathlon on 49th Birthday - Help?

author : acbadger
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photoI’ve signed up to do the St. Anthony’s Olympic Triathlon in April. I will be 49 in May and need some advice on a good training program to fit into my full time work schedule.

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.

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?

Sore Legs Two Days After a Long Run

author : acbadger
comments : 0
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.

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.?

Defining a Sprint Triathlon

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

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?

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.

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.

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
comments : 0
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.

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.

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.

"What is a USAT Card For?"

author : AskMrsBT
comments : 0
avatarUSAT and membership and racing.

Super Sprint Triathlon Training

author : acbadger
comments : 0
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?
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