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!

Bridging the Generation Gap

author : pdarley
comments : 2
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
comments : 16
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.

Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear

author : raceelpaso
comments : 1
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.”

Grace Happens - First Triathlon

author : mberries
comments : 2
photoLife is a series of challenges, large and small, that we meet with the resources we have available. Completing an Ironman distance by wheelchair takes a little help from your friends.

First Olympic Triathlon: Do I Have Enough Time to Train?

author : TeamMPI
comments : 1
photoI just did a sprint triathlon and want to sign up for my first olympic in six weeks. Is this enough time to train?

Four Tips to Survive the Open Water Swim or a Stampede

author : funkj25
comments : 0
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.

A Crash Course in Turning on your Bike!

author : Jerrykyc
comments : 2
photoThere are many bicyclists out there who struggle through turns - slowing unnecessarily and being uncomfortable. Learn how to turn properly when riding your bicycle.

Your First Triathlon: What Equipment You Really Need

author : javierg
comments : 3
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.

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

author : FishrCutB8
comments : 6
photoA little bit of everything from training, your equipment list, laying out a transition area and other pre-race preparations.

Triathlon Training Schedule

author : Ron
comments : 6
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
comments : 1
photoA FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice

Recovering from a Recovery Week

author : suebum74
comments : 4
photoWhy do triathletes need a recovery week and why do we feel so bad during it?

What a triathlon beginner needs to get started: The Bike

author : ahohl
comments : 3
photoSecond in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries

BeginnerTriathlete.com Glossary of Triathlon Terms

author : Mottyl
comments : 10
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.
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