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Beginner Triathlete - Beginners articles
What a triathlon beginner needs to get started: The Bike
Second in a series of three articles about the basics, the niceties and the luxuries
Triathlon Training Schedule
Where 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.
First Triathlon Preparations: Race Week, Race Day and Nutrition Tips
A little bit of everything from training, your equipment list, laying out a transition area and other pre-race preparations.
Modest Beginnings - Your First Triathlon Bike
A 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.
First Tri Experience, Start to Finish
This 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.
A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon
A FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice
First Olympic Tri: Nutrition?
What are your thoughts on nutrition for a 3 to 3 1/2 hour Olympic triathlon?
BeginnerTriathlete.com Glossary of Triathlon Terms
Get 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.
Transitions: The Fourth Discipline
A guide for everything you need to know about T1 and T2
Your First Triathlon: What Equipment You Really Need
New 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.
Shorter than Planned but Still Sweet
The 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!
An Addiction is Born
Six 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!
Triathlon for Weightloss? Part 3: How to Eat
We’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.
The Old Fat Triathlete
At 63 years old and 50 lbs overweight I decide to do a triathlon.
You’re a What!
I’m a C-L-Y-D-E-S-D-A-L-E! Many people in the sport know the division is there, but many of them think that it's a 'fat boys division.' So what constitutes a Clydesdale? Why even have this class?
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