My First Tri

author : BrettTriMI
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photoFrom the bar to the bike and the beach. I decided that for my 34th birthday, I was going to buy myself a new bike...something to get my butt in shape.

Holy Cow, I'm A Triathlete!

author : sahm3k
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photoAs I entered the transition area, I got body marked. It was, for me, pretty intense. It made it so real...I was doing this! A triathlon!

Four Tips to Survive the Open Water Swim or a Stampede

author : funkj25
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photoThe open water swim can be one of the scariest or most fun parts of your race. Use these four tips to take a little fear out of the water and turn it into more of an enjoyable experience.

Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear

author : raceelpaso
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photo“I didn’t have a clue. I didn’t know how to swim, I would be dying after running a mile, I didn’t have any coordination or endurance; every time we trained, I was the last one.”

Bridging the Generation Gap

author : pdarley
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photoThe endurance element of triathlon training has been challenging and stimulating. When my daughter quickly agreed to enter this most recent Tri, I was ecstatic.

First Triathlon - Starting My Next Life After Rehab

author : UpstateNYNick
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photoI had a moment of clarity. It was what I needed and wanted. It was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of the beginning. I decided that I wanted to live.

Open Water Swimming Anxiety

author : TeamMPI
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photoMost swimming improvements happen in the pool with a focus on technique and building aerobic fitness, but don't ignore the need for open water familiarization. Here are three tips to reduce anxiety.

Triathlon Training Schedule

author : Ron
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photoWhere 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.

A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon

author : bruce_v
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photoA FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice

Your First Triathlon: What Equipment You Really Need

author : javierg
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photoNew 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.

BeginnerTriathlete.com Glossary of Triathlon Terms

author : Mottyl
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photoGet 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.

First Triathlon Preparations: Race Week, Race Day and Nutrition Tips

author : FishrCutB8
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photoA little bit of everything from training, your equipment list, laying out a transition area and other pre-race preparations.

What a triathlon beginner needs to get started: The Bike

author : ahohl
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photoSecond in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries

Modest Beginnings - Your First Triathlon Bike

author : ahohl
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photoA 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 Crash Course in Turning on your Bike!

author : Jerrykyc
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photoThere are many bicyclists out there who struggle through turns - slowing unnecessarily and being uncomfortable. Learn how to turn properly when riding your bicycle.
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