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Beginner Triathlete - Beginners articles
First Triathlon Preparations: Race Week, Race Day and Nutrition Tips
A little bit of everything from training, your equipment list, laying out a transition area and other pre-race preparations.
First Tri Experience, Start to Finish
This was the question I got pretty frequently, with some variations that included, “why the heck” and “what were you thinking?” Honestly? I really don’t know what specifically sparked the idea.
Triathlon Training Schedule
Where do I start? What equipment do I need? How do I train? This article will serve as your 'Where do I start?' guide with several triathlon training schedules included below.
What a triathlon beginner needs to get started: The Bike
Second in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries
Transitions: The Fourth Discipline
A guide for everything you need to know about T1 and T2
Modest Beginnings - Your First Triathlon Bike
A Walmart bike, a borrowed road bike or a new carbon fiber bike? You don't need to break the bank for your first triathlon bike.
A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon
A FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice
My First Triathlon, Where I Learned That I Am Indeed a Land Mammal
An ultrarunner tries her first triathlon and realizes there's a lot more to open water swimming than she'd thought!
First Olympic Tri: Nutrition?
What are your thoughts on nutrition for a 3 to 3 1/2 hour Olympic triathlon?
Triathlon: A Life Changer
For most people, there is a story in how they came to the sport as beginners. Some of the most inspiring of those beginner tales begin with health scares.
Shorter than Planned but Still Sweet
The night before the race when we dropped our bikes in transition we saw the swim course laid out in the water and those buoys looked SO FAR APART!
Your First Triathlon: What Equipment You Really Need
New to triathlons? Don't know what equipment is really necessary? This article describes the basic swim, bike and run equipment needs for first time triathletes.
An Addiction is Born
Six years ago I was 44 years old and weighed 260+ pounds. If anybody had suggested to me that at age 50 I would complete a sprint-length triathlon I would have rolled my eyes and grabbed a doughnut!
BeginnerTriathlete.com Glossary of Triathlon Terms
Get with the lingo! 70.3, Mary, FOP, Bonking, LBS, Brick, Fartlek, RHR...what's it all mean? Read our Triathlon Glossary of Terms for enlightenment.
Sports Bra and Swimsuit Question
I 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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