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The 3 Most Important Run Workouts For Triathletes

<i>Dear coach: What are the most important run workouts to do every week?</i> <br>I have found that three basic sessions hold the hierarchy: the long run, the …

9 Nutrition Rules For Beginner Triathletes

<i>New to triathlon? Follow these fueling guidelines to ensure your hard work in training pays off.</i><p>A solid nutrition strategy will help your body make …

Basic Running Gear For Triathletes

<b>Hat or visor</b><br>Shield your head and face without capturing heat. A Headsweats hat ($20, Headsweats.com), a common race giveaway, does the trick.<p><b>Mobile</b> …

4 Nutrition Reads For Triathletes

• Page 1: The Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes<br>• Page 2: The Gluten-Free Edge<br>• Page 3: Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance<br>• Page 4: …

Sam Murphy: How to prepare for a triathlon

Where do you start, what gear do you need, and which discipline requires the most training?<p>Swimming<p>The swim is the most dreaded element of a triathlon for most people. It is often in open water, such as a river, lake or the sea, so there is nowhere to put your feet down and take a breather, and no …

Sport: How to compete in triathlons on a budget

From making over your mountain bike to creating an isotonic drink from things you already had in your fridge, Tom Fordyceexplains how to race without breaking the bank<p>1. Choose the right race for your budget<p>The big, high-profile races generally boast spectacular scenery, a huge cast list and big …

Secret triathlon training shortcuts to improve your race speed

Tim Don, Hollie Avil and Olly Freeman's coach, Glenn Cook, outline three drills to make you faster in swim, bike and run<p>Stamina is essential for triathlon. So is strength. The third factor in the holy trinity of tri? Speed. Whatever distance you're racing over this spring and summer, you want to be …

Tri, and try again – the Lake District's toughest triathlon

The Ullswater area of the Lake District is our writer's favourite place in the world. But will he still love it after tackling the notoriously gruelling Helvellyn Triathlon?<p>If pushed to name my favourite region of the planet, I would, after much soul-searching, choose the Lake District. And if …

Triathlon: Training for the swim – video

A triathlon event typically consists of a swim followed by a cycle and a run. In this video, Speedo ambassador and triathlon coach Steve Trew focuses on the swimming element, first by analysing the stroke of triathlete Shannon Pearce, and then talking her through five key drills for improving her …

How to Turn Your Road Bike Into Tri Bike

You don't need a whole new bike to go from road cycling to triathlons

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Triathlon training nutrition guide

Swim, bike, run, and repeat. Seems simple, right? But if you think that’s all there is to triathlon training, think again—what you eat while you …

Triathlon Tips

Tri coach Luis Vargas of MarkAllenOnline.com says you'll be faster in long events--if you slow down.<p><b>Ease In</b><p>Doing too much too soon, especially running, invariably leads to joint and tendon injuries, says Vargas. You have to give your body time to adjust to higher-mileage workouts.<p><b>Bricks 2.0</b><p>Vargas …

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Ten Triathlons Worth Training For

XTERRA World Championship<p><b>Kapalua, Maui, HI – October</b><i><br>xterraplanet.com</i><br>The name says it all: Maui’s prestigious XTERRA World Championship off-road …

The Snowman triathlon: a tough test to finish the season

With its ice-cold lake swim and mountain run, the Snowman triathlon is one of the toughest in the UK – but also one of the most exhilarating<p>I'm halfway up Moel Siabod in Snowdonia. The wind is howling and the fog is so low that visibility is only about 100 metres. I'm running up the mountain with …