Beginner Triathlete - Beginners articles

author : ledjenny
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photoAn ultrarunner tries her first triathlon and realizes there's a lot more to open water swimming than she'd thought!
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 : Apotheosis
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photoThis was the question I got pretty frequently, with some variations that included, “why the heck” and “what were you thinking?” Honestly? I really don’t know what specifically sparked the idea.
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 : 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 : ahohl
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photoSecond in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries
author : TeamMPI
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photoWhat are your thoughts on nutrition for a 3 to 3 1/2 hour Olympic triathlon?
author : trys4dummies
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photoA guide for everything you need to know about T1 and T2
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 : ahohl
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photoFor most people, there is a story in how they came to the sport as beginners. Some of the most inspiring of those beginner tales begin with health scares.
author : sevierjosh
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photoThe night before the race when we dropped our bikes in transition we saw the swim course laid out in the water and those buoys looked SO FAR APART!
author : rcjones
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photoSix years ago I was 44 years old and weighed 260+ pounds. If anybody had suggested to me that at age 50 I would complete a sprint-length triathlon I would have rolled my eyes and grabbed a doughnut!
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 : Mottyl
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photoGet with the lingo! 70.3, Mary, FOP, Bonking, LBS, Brick, Fartlek, RHR...what's it all mean? Read our Triathlon Glossary of Terms for enlightenment.
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