Beginner Triathlete - Beginners articles

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photoThis was my 2nd time training but 1st time competing in the Naperville Sprint Triathlon!
author : BrettTriMI
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photoFrom the bar to the bike and the beach. I decided that for my 34th birthday, I was going to buy myself a new bike...something to get my butt in shape.
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!
author : raceelpaso
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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.”
author : pdarley
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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.
author : funkj25
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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.
author : TeamMPI
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photoMost swimming improvements happen in the pool with a focus on technique and building aerobic fitness, but don't ignore the need for open water familiarization. Here are three tips to reduce anxiety.
author : UpstateNYNick
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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.
author : Ron
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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.
author : bruce_v
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photoA FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice
author : javierg
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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.
author : FishrCutB8
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photoA little bit of everything from training, your equipment list, laying out a transition area and other pre-race preparations.
author : ahohl
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photoSecond in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries
author : ahohl
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photoA Walmart bike, a borrowed road bike or a new carbon fiber bike? You don't need to break the bank for your first triathlon bike.
author : suebum74
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photoWhy do triathletes need a recovery week and why do we feel so bad during it?
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