Beginner Triathlete - Mind, Body & Soul articles

author : AMSSM
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photoMy doctor says 140bpm HR is my max, but that feels like a walk in the park... I don't know what to do, how to train, and my motivation is waning. Any suggestions?
author : AMSSM
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photoKnowing where the fluids are, how they will fit on your bike, how much to reach for, and when to reach for it should be understood prior to ever setting foot on the course.
author : bflrich
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photoYou’re probably not going to get it just right immediately. Like always, just do the best you can and keep on keeping on. Don’t get upset if you don’t hit the target every time.
author : Michael
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photoWhy is it so hard to start over after an extended leave from the sport. When it comes to training we can't live in our glory days!
author : AMSSM
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photoIf a training program increases in intensity too quickly, or does not include enough time for recovery, injury can result.
author : JeremyLikness
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photoTotal health and fitness are about more than eating healthy or hitting the gym. I believe in a holistic approach that includes the mind, body and spirit.
author : infosteward
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photoAll you have to do is say you’re a triathlete and you intimidate the whole world. No matter how much you bench press or what you lift or how many squats you can do.
author : bflrich
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photoMany plateaus are actually resistance to accept that what used to work doesn’t carry the same bang anymore. Keep pushing and let yourself sweat. Don’t try to be comfortable, embrace the suffering.
author : JeremyLikness
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photoThe word enthusiasm comes from Greek enthousiasmos or “inspiration by the presence of a god.” If you are enthusiastic about your sport, I encourage you to honor that inspiration by finding balance.
author : bflrich
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photoThere will always be something else to do, your goal is to find a time when there usually isn't something better to do.
author : Ontherun
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photoMost of us have gone up and down in weight so often that we have lost count. What we are looking for is a steady loss of weight which often is not found.
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avatarWhen you're in the middle of your training plan for a major event (Ironman Lake Placid), how do you handle injuries when they come up?
author : trithis
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photoTriathletes taking the opportunity to reconginze the support of their family, friends and the love of their sports
author : AMSSM
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photoSo how sick is too sick to train? The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine answers just that and many other questions.
author : JeremyLikness
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avatarI used mine all of the time. They were handy, entitling me to drink, smoke cigarettes, binge on food and pursue other addictive behavior.
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