Beginner Triathlete - Beginner Q&A articles

author : AskMrsBT
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avatarUSAT and membership and racing.
author : acbadger
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photoI 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.
author : acbadger
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photoWe’re going to discuss, really, how simple it is to lose weight if you have the right weight loss information. I’m going to give you a few weapons to put into your weight loss arsenal in this segment.
author : McFuzz
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photoLooking to do your first triathlon? Here is a look beyond the distances.
author : acbadger
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photoWhen running or biking, is it best to work towards increasing distance, stamina, working with heart rates, intervals, speed, drills, etc.?
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI have pedals with the cage and when I ride 2+ hours my legs feel much more tired then if I took out my husband's bike with clipless pedals. Do clipless pedals truly make the difference?
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI am training for my first sprint tri and I am having the hardest time with the run. I just get really winded between the 1-1/12 mile mark.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoShould I be working on getting faster at running by doing the longer distances and working up slowly over time or run faster for shorter distances now?
author : acbadger
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photoAfter your first triathlon, how many days off should you take to rest? How should you start your training again?
author : acbadger
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photoHow important is it to train on the actual road vs. treadmill and on a real bike vs. spinning classes?
author : acbadger
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photoKeep in mind that the taper period is as important to your body as all of the long hours you’ve put in the pool, on the bike and on the road. It is meant to help you rest, recover and rejuvenate.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI just finished the NYC marathon on Sunday and I think I'm going to venture into triathlons. I am doing an Olympic distance and I want to do a 70.3 next year too. Any advice?
author : acbadger
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photoWhen I swim I struggle to get a full breath and consequently run down faster. I spend part of my training on the side of the pool gasping for air.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoA few tips for beginners during taper week to settle your nerves. Includes a race day checklist and some race day tips.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI really want to do an Olympic distance but I feel it is a little too far right now. Which training plan should I follow? The sprint sounds too easy for what I'm doing but the Olympic seems too much?
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