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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Choosing Bike Equipment for Your First Ironman Triathlon

Feb 28, 2007 |

Ray Fauteux writes about choosing bike equipment for your first ironman triathlon: Without a doubt the bike-equipment you choose can greatly influence the outcome of your first Ironman Triathlon. However, don’t believe for a moment that the more expensive the bike, the easier and faster your bike split will be. The most important factor–and one […more]

Count Strokes for a Better Triathlon Swim

Feb 27, 2007 |

Kevin Koskella says to count strokes for a better triathlon swim: You may have had coaches that make you count strokes throughout the workout, either by mixing it into drill sets, the main set, or at the end of workout. Some coaches recommend making a habit of always keeping track of your stroke count. As […more]

10 Steps to Improving Your Triathlon Swim

Feb 26, 2007 |

Kevin Koskella gives 10 steps to improving your triathlon swim: As technical as the sport of swimming can be, it is tough to narrow down the answer to the often-asked question, “what should I concentrate on?” So, I came up with a “top ten” list of steps to improving your swim for a triathlon. These […more]

Importance of a Fast Triathlon Transition

Feb 8, 2007 |

In her article, Top Ten Tips for a Fast Transition, Lynda Wallenfels explains the importance of a fast triathlon transition: Newbie triathletes generally regard the transition area as a place to rest and regroup – a place to celebrate the completion of one leg of the race and prepare for the next. Sometimes, it feels […more]

Swim Three Times a Week

Feb 5, 2007 |

We started a mix of running and walking on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I still swim Tuesdays and Thursdays, but an article by Terese Luikens says to swim a minimum of three times a week: Swimming three times a week is the minimum amount of time you will need to set aside if you are […more]

Importance of Training for a Triathlon

Feb 4, 2007 |

Low Jeremy provides the following article about the importance of training for a triathlon: A plan remains to be a plan not until some action pushes it to realize its potentials. All of us are capable of making a good start and see our start to its end with each plan that we do. However, […more]

Knowing Your Triathlon Training Schedule

Feb 3, 2007 |

Low Jeremy provides the following information about knowing your triathlon training schedule: For a plan to become feasible, it must be definitely defined and the time table must be properly set, that way, the trainee will be able to adjust well on the transitions of each training modes. The Triathlon Training The onset of the […more]

Knowing Iron Man Triathlon

Feb 2, 2007 |

Low Jeremy provides the following information about knowing iron man triathlon: “Whoever finishes first will be called the Iron Man”, is the tag line that has revolved around the competition that produced the survivors of the game for the fittest. Iron Man Triathlon is simply a game for the bold. It takes tons of courage, […more]

Get Triathlon Swim Training Right

Feb 1, 2007 |

Munyaradzi Chinongoza wrote an article about how to get triathlon swim training right. She writes: Dating back to ancient Greek times, a triathlon tests the skills of athletes in a competition comprised of three different events. The most common triathlon involves swimming, cycling and running. In this order, it is the swimming portion of this […more]