Beginner Triathlete - Beginner Q&A articles

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photoFrom smoking like a chimney to triathlon training
author : Team BT
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photoFirst set of race wheels and it sounds like something is wrong
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoA few tips for beginners during taper week to settle your nerves. Includes a race day checklist and some race day tips.
author : AskMrsBT
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avatarUSAT and membership and racing.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI have pedals with the cage and when I ride 2+ hours my legs feel much more tired then if I took out my husband's bike with clipless pedals. Do clipless pedals truly make the difference?
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoShould I be working on getting faster at running by doing the longer distances and working up slowly over time or run faster for shorter distances now?
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI just finished the NYC marathon on Sunday and I think I'm going to venture into triathlons. I am doing an Olympic distance and I want to do a 70.3 next year too. Any advice?
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoI am training for my first sprint tri and I am having the hardest time with the run. I just get really winded between the 1-1/12 mile mark.
author : Amy Kuitse
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photoAre these races too close together to give me any sort of recovery? Will I be spent and unhappy racing back to back weekends and then again two weeks after that?
author : acbadger
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photoI 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.
author : acbadger
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photoSince your “A” race is your marathon, which you stated in your question, this should be your main focus. I encourage you to taper a bit for the sprint distance triathlon.
author : acbadger
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photoDo you want to jump-start your New Year’s weight-loss resolution?? Then here is what it's time to do…TRAIN FOR A TRIATHLON!! Part I of a monthly series.
author : acbadger
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photoI just bought a slant board (for sit ups) and an adjustable dumbbell bench, as well as a starter set of dumbbells (25’s, 20’s, 15’s and 10’s). Now, I need a good dumbbell workout.
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 : acbadger
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photoWhen I swim I struggle to get a full breath and consequently run down faster. I spend part of my training on the side of the pool gasping for air.
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