Did My First Tri 3 Years Ago, Need Help Getting Back

author : acbadger
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photoI am totally out of shape. I haven't worked out in over 2 years. I want to get back into it. I am facing several challenges including time constraints and being over weight.

Time Goals for First Tri?

author : acbadger
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photoShould I have time goals for the first sprint? Should I just finish the race at a reasonable pace? I'm not sure how to approach this.

Overweight, Slow and Frustrated

author : acbadger
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photoI’m terrified of biking hills and the triathlon I am registered for has several hills…on AND off road!! I’m willing to do whatever it takes to finish this triathlon. Any guidance?

Upcoming Triathlon on 49th Birthday - Help?

author : acbadger
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photoI’ve signed up to do the St. Anthony’s Olympic Triathlon in April. I will be 49 in May and need some advice on a good training program to fit into my full time work schedule.

Opinions on Group Workouts

author : acbadger
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photoIndividuals are just that, individuals and need individual programs. However, with a group the size of yours, it may be difficult for your coaches to do 25 individual workouts.

Base Training - The Foundation of Your Training

author : acbadger
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photoKnow that base training is not a component of training that is going to necessarily make you faster, but it will make you stronger and give you more endurance to last through the longer races.

I am new to this tri thing. I want to do a Sprint Triathlon in 6 months...HELP!

author : acbadger
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photoFirst, with your upcoming 5K, I strongly advise you to check out the “Couch to 5K” training schedule. This training schedule is a GREAT way to get back into running safely and wisely.

Why is it so difficult to get into the “two-a-day” routine?

author : acbadger
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photoHere’s a couple of tactics that I have found VERY helpful when it comes to my early morning workouts…hopefully, at least one of them will work for you too!

Open Water Swimming in the Gulf and Transitions

author : acbadger
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photoThe swim is ALWAYS a cause for concern when it comes to competing in a triathlon. This is the event for which you need to concentrate on RELAXING.

How do you really keep in good shape in the off-season for triathlons?

author : acbadger
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photoFor everyone, the way they stay in shape during the off season is different, so you may have to find what works best for you.

Dumbell Workout

author : acbadger
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photoI just bought a slant board (for sit ups) and an adjustable dumbbell bench, as well as a starter set of dumbbells (25’s, 20’s, 15’s and 10’s). Now, I need a good dumbbell workout.

Spinning as a Cycling Replacement

author : acbadger
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photoI don’t currently have a bike, or the funds to acquire one. I have recently gotten into spinning. Is this a good way to train for the biking portion until I can get a real bike?

Sore Legs Two Days After a Long Run

author : acbadger
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photoI recognize that my 45 minute jog Wednesday night does not really count as a ”long” run, but for me it was! Yesterday I felt fine…but man, today the legs are SORE.

Simulated Triathlons, Good Idea?

author : acbadger
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photoNow, my question is, whether doing another simulated triathlon this weekend is a good idea or should I just rely on bricks to build my endurance and preparation level?

"What is a USAT Card For?"

author : AskMrsBT
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avatarUSAT and membership and racing.
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