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Over the Hump
Deciding to do a triathlon is a commitment. Some people just decide to do it and never think about training. Others come from a swimming, biking or running background and just fall into the sport.
Preparing for Open Water Swimming, Part 1
The preparation for the swim leg of the triathlon begins months ahead of the race with the proper training. Here are also tips to prepare for race day.
4 Steps for Overcoming Fear of the Open Water
The majority of new triathletes see the open water swim as their biggest stumbling block. Here are four steps to help you have a better swim experience in your first (or next) triathlon.
One Season Down, Now What?
If you're a triathlete that competed in your first triathlon this season, you may be wondering what to do next.
Triathlon 101: Don’t be Overwhelmed
I am going to discuss why we do it. If you understand why, then these detailed lessons and tips become much more meaningful.
Tri-ing to Face Your Fears
Don’t give up just because the training is difficult. Don’t let fear win just because you find yourself uncomfortable.
How Dog Training Can Improve Your Triathlon Training
Dog training techniques have surprising parallels to triathlon training and race preparation. All the lessons I THOUGHT were for my dogs started seeming very applicable to me! Here's what I learned.
Triathlon as a Lifesaver
So the first step on the road to becoming a triathlete starts out with a basic Decision. What is the Decision? It’s simple. You just decide to become a triathlete. Sounds impossible? Perfect.
Can a Souffle Rise Twice? Or a Beginner Triathlete?
After two years out with injury, will I come back better?
Triathlon - Make It a Goal for the New Year
Triathletes share stories of losing weight, improving health, making new friends, relieving stress and beating addictions
Off-Season Training Tips for Beginners
Off-Season thoughts for new triathletes including indoor training, Computrainers, heart-rate training and strength training.
Motivation: 9 Tips to Get Going in the Winter or Whenever
Feeling blah? Tempted to miss a workout? Here are some practices as well as on-the-spot tricks to get you into your workouts when you're just not feeling it.
A View From the Back: In Defense of Jan Brady
A back of back of packer feels sympathy for the vast middle of the pack who never gets nearly as many cheers.
Beginning Triathlons as an Older Woman
Doing triathlons will help you re-energize your optimism about life and feel 30 again. I promise!
The Main Thing, is to Keep the Main Thing, the Main Thing…
Because triathlon can become a lifestyle, it can also become very complicated. But, it doesn’t have to.
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