Beginner Triathlete - Beginner Q&A articles

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