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Triathlon Training

Active Job

Dec 3, 2007 |

While doing community service, I am reminded of the value of having an active job. A lot of us have jobs that make us stay seated most of the day. Athletes can benefit from having a job that requires manual labor and physical activity. You will get natural exercise while doing your job. Perhaps, if […more]

Using Indoor Stairs to Train For Triathlon

Nov 26, 2007 |

I’ve been looking for ways to train for triathlon indoors, since it is so cold outside now. I think running up and down stairways can be great. Even though you do not do that in triathlons, it will still help build endurance and leg strength. Also, doing stairs will probably be intense enough to give […more]

First Day of Snow

Nov 21, 2007 |

Today we received our first snow of the winter here in Connecticut. This is not good news to people who train outdoors. I am going to do more of my training indoors.

Finding Triathlon Training Partners

Oct 25, 2007 |

Here is a tip: You can find triathlon training partners on craigslist. If you do not already know, craigslist is a major website that allows you to post local classified ads for free. You can generally find any kind of training partner, be it a running buddy, a cycling group, or whatever. Good luck!

Still Thinking about Swimming

Oct 3, 2007 |

I am still deciding about swimming in the mornings. I would have to swim before going to community service. It will be hard to wake up so early in the morning, and it will tire me out for community service. However, swimming is the best triathlon training I can get in the winter. It will […more]

Triathlon Training – 7 Triathlon Training Tips

Jul 19, 2007 |

Janet Wilson recently wrote an article with 7 triathlon training tips: If you are a beginner or just getting started in triathlon, here are 7 more tips on how to train smart for triathlon: 1. Try the distance – Do a “practice event” at your own pace a week or two before the event. You […more]

Things A Beginner Needs to Know

May 1, 2007 |

Lulu Moon recently wrote an article telling things triathlon beginners need to know: This is collection of the answers to those pesky questions like; 1 What are the different Triathlon races and what are the distances? 2 What if I need to use the restroom on the bike / run leg? 3 Drafting? What is […more]

Triathlon Basics – Train All Of Your Body Systems

Apr 23, 2007 |

Paul Belleau recently wrote an article, entitled Triathlon Basics – Train All Of Your Body Systems In Texas. Read it below: A triathlon is a grueling competition that includes running, biking and swimming distances. The races can vary in distances, with the shorter Tinman, which includes a .62 mile swim, 28.6 mile bike race and […more]

How to Conduct Your Own Lactate Threshold Tests

Apr 10, 2007 |

Ben Greenfield wrote an informative article about how to conduct your own lactate threshold tests: Lactic Acid Threshold (LT) is the highest highest intensity at which the body can recycle lactic acid as quickly as it is produced. Anaerobic metabolism, or the burning of sugar by the process of glycolysis, is slow enough that lactic […more]

Important Triathlon Training Tips

Mar 29, 2007 |

Gabriel Adams offers the following triathlon training tips: A triathlon is one of the most brutal and taxing sports that you can take part in. However finishing a triathlon can also be one of the most rewarding things that you can do in a lifetime. The worst thing that you can do is signing up […more]