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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!
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.
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.
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
A Beginner's Guide to Triathlon
A FAQ on using the site and a compilation of basic triathlon advice
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!
My First Triathlon, Where I Learned That I Am Indeed a Land Mammal
An ultrarunner tries her first triathlon and realizes there's a lot more to open water swimming than she'd thought!
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.
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.
My 1st Triathlon!
This was my 2nd time training but 1st time competing in the Naperville Sprint 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.
The Habits of Being Safe
As the weather warms up, it’s time to get your bike ready for riding outside. So let’s discuss what’s important from the time you pull your bike out until the time you park it after a ride.
Beginners – A Retrospective on Your Season
If you haven't already, this is a great time to look at what you’ve accomplished and to start planning for 2015.
Sports Bra and Swimsuit Question
I am not going to buy a tri-suit before my first tri - I want to make sure I am going to stick with this before I spend a lot of money on it so I want to figure out what will work best.
The Old Fat Triathlete
At 63 years old and 50 lbs overweight I decide to do a triathlon.
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