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Triathlon Training Resources

Triathlon Training ResourcesTriathlon ResourceWe understand that beginner triathletes come in all shapes and sizes and that there isn't a one-size-fits-all training solution. That is why the list below contains a handful of choices rather than only one.

For you tire-kickers who aren't ready to jump into training just yet, start off with our Beginner Triathlete Basics page to learn the essentials of what takes to navigate your way into the mini-triathlon world. It's written in non-technical terms to give the average Joe or Jane perspective on whether the sport of triathlon is for him or her.

Timeframe for Training:

The average person requires 6-9 months to train for a triathlon. In addition to being able to swim, bike and run properly, you'll need to be able to sustain these activities for roughly two hours...or more if you're goal is to compete in a distance longer than a sprint/mini-triathlon.

We are always interested in your feedback, so please let us know what you think about the list!

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Triathlon ResourceAdvice on Safe Swimming Outdoors - What about safety devices for the swim leg, especially for training sessions when you're swimming alone in open water?

Triathlon ResourceSwimming in the Deep End - For open water swims in lakes, bays, rivers, oceans, are the swims in water that is too deep to reach bottom if fatiqued?
Triathlon QuestionBuying a Triathlon Bike - Learn how to buy the right bike without breaking the bank from experts in the field

Triathlon QuestionOverthinking the Bike - I intend to do my first half ironman next year and I am studying the info on bike-drafting.

Triathlon QuestionRunning: Good for the Body and the Brain - Could running make you smarter? The answer may surprise you.

Triathlon QuestionWalking Instead of Running in a Triathlon - The race promoters presented an award to a 69 year old female who had had 2 knee replacements...
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  Triathlon EventMaryland Triathlon - Terrapin Triathlon is open to the public. This is a sprint triathlon across the campus of University of Maryland, College Park.

Triathlon Event California Triathlon - The Pacheco Water Polo Team and Track & Field Team invite you to join us at our 2nd annual triathlon fundraising event.

    Triathlon InspirationFirst Triathlon Story - Scott Everett, Mississippi - If I can do what I did with 10 weeks of training then I may just set the course on fire with 6 months to prepare...

Triathlon InspirationFirst Triathlon Story - Greg H. from Texas - just to raise your arms at the finish line and know that you accomplished a triathlon is such a great feeling.
    Triathlon ResourcePlanning Your Triathlon Calendar - How do you know when to plan your BIG triathlon?

Triathlon ResourceBody Temperature and Triathlons - What can I do aside from a full on wetsuit to keep warm?

Triathlon ResourceAm I Ready for a Triathlon? - I am afraid I won't be ready in 6 weeks

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