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My 1st Triathlon!
This was my 2nd time training but 1st time competing in the Naperville Sprint Triathlon!
My First Tri
From 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.
Holy Cow, I'm A Triathlete!
As 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!
Strong Women of Mighty Mujer Triathlon: Conquering Fear
“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.”
Bridging the Generation Gap
The endurance element of triathlon training has been challenging and stimulating. When my daughter quickly agreed to enter this most recent Tri, I was ecstatic.
Four Tips to Survive the Open Water Swim or a Stampede
The 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.
Open Water Swimming Anxiety
Most 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.
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.
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.
A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon
A FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice
Recovering from a Recovery Week
Why do triathletes need a recovery week and why do we feel so bad during it?
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
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 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.
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.
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