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How to Avoid 8 Common Race Day Mistakes

You've done the training, now it's time to get to the starting line anxiety-free.<p><i>Hi Susan!</i><p><i>I am getting ready to run my first half marathon next month. I am SO excited and nervous all at the same time! I was wondering, do you have any suggestions for race day for me, other than Xanax! (Just kidding!)</i><p>…

Should I Stretch Before or After My Runs?

Neither, experts say. Or if you must, do it after your workout—not before.<p>You’ve seen the iconic image of a runner bent over and touching his toes. You’ve probably seen plenty of runners doing this before races. So it may surprise you to hear that this so-called static stretching—attempting to …

How To Become A Cyclist | Triathlete

<i>Take your bike skills from cruising to race-ready with these tips.</i><p>The simple act of pedaling a bike is easy enough to pick up even after years away …

Triathlete

<i>Pack this gear (and set it up efficiently at your transition spot) for a smooth first race.</i><p>Gear Essentials<p><b>Tri kit</b><br>Triathlon race apparel <i>(Zoot Women’s</i> …

Avoid The Dreaded Race Bonk | Triathlete

<i>Never underestimate your fueling and nutrition needs on the bike (and run), even at a shorter distance.</i><p>My 2012 race season culminated with a trip to …

Masters and Triathlon Swimming Workouts by Sara McLarty

A:<br>400 choice warm up<br>8x25 @ :30 (build to FAST!)<br>4x100 @ 1:30 (best average!)<br>400 (50 kick/50 swim)<br>4x100 @ 1:25 (best average!)<br>400 (50 non-free/50 …