Beginner Triathlete - Training articles

author : mikericci
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photoThis summer, I am planning on doing three triathlons. What should my strategy be for training, tapering and resting during, before and after each race?
author : JimVance
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photoHere are 10 simple ways you can get to a new level in triathlon. Some of them you may already do, and do well. Others you may not have even considered. But all will help.
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photoMost of us belong to groups and there will always be pressure to keep up. It may be underlying or it may be outright, but no doubt, that pressure to go faster is always there.
author : mikericci
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photo"I don't want someone telling me what to do" or "What if I don't like the workouts?" or "What if we don't get along?" These are important questions to ask as you interview your coach.
author : smeeko
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photo If you are able to honestly look at your routine and find the balance, you will be a happier person and a happier athlete as well.
author : Rich Strauss
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photoBy focusing on your limiters during the off-season you can accrue your highest rate of return for training time invested and set yourself up well for next season.
author : KenMierke
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photoSmart athletes are taking a significant break from training to recharge for next year. What else can an athlete do during the next few months to improve next year’s performance?
author : KevinKonczak
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photoOf course there’s the logical answer - REST. But you don’t want to spend the off-season sitting on your butt for weeks at a time. Why?
author : Coach AJ
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photoYou may think that all the swims are the same. You get in, follow the buoys and exit. Well, it’s not so simple. What will the water itself be like?
author : Jen Doyle
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photoOften athletes forget the fitness basics such as warm up and cool down. We know they are important, but we want to get into the meat of our workout without wasting time.
author : chrisandniki
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photoThis is not an easy task, especially for the “9-to-5er” with family. But you can do it – all without sacrificing your marriage, job or family.
author : chrisandniki
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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. This workout is DIFFICULT!!! The weight training portion alone may make you cry.
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photoSo how do you plan for a season? Below, I’ve created a simple five step process to use as a primer for season planning.
author : chrisandniki
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photo“Too bad there’s not anything like this for triathletes.” There are a million books and articles on how to train. One of the toughest parts of triathlon training is how to fit them into everyday life.
author : chrisandniki
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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. Heavy on the running, swimming, push/pull-ups and sit-ups, will you find yourself man (or woman) enough to finish?
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