You’ve spent months preparing for it, and those endless hours of swimming, biking and running have probably helped you achieve your fittest body ever. Your first triathlon is a few days or weeks away.
Training to increase run distance requires a progressive program allowing the body to adjust to longer distances.
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.
When preparing for a triathlon should you buy or rent a wetsuit for competition?
The idea of fixing your feet to the pedals of your bike may strike you as insane. But there is a very good reason cyclists wear funny shoes and that is efficiency.
While the majority of triathlons will have an open water swim, some do include a pool swim.