For most first-time triathletes the open water swim can be the most daunting component of a triathlon. With endurance, an understanding of hydrodynamics, and good technique the open water swim can be completed with ease.
Congratulations on entering your first triathlon. Maybe it’s coming up this weekend, or maybe you still have weeks or months to get ready. Either way, I’m going to show you what you should carry with you on the bike and how you should do it. The amount you bring varies by race distance, but the […]
It’s a question every aspiring triathlete asks when faced with the daunting prospect of training for multiple disciplines at once. Here’s the simple answer. Start by Determining How Many Training Sessions You Have to Work With. There are a finite number of hours in any given week—168 to be exact. Combine this with the seemingly […]
First-time triathletes tend to focus their training and preparation almost exclusively on swimming, biking, and running. After all, these are where the vast majority of race time will be spent. Unfortunately, this all too common approach leaves athletes unprepared for those few short minutes spent in transition—minutes that can easily mean the difference between a […]