Triathlons can be intimidating. Overcoming initial fear of open water swimming is just one reason why you should try it.
So you originally picked up swimming as an exercise to get fit, but it has become your favorite hobby. With the weather getting nicer, you’re now thinking of ways to spice it up a little bit. However, prior to swapping the pool for the sea, you have some training to do.
Participation in triathlons is at an all-time high, following unprecedented growth over the last decade, according to Team USA Triathlon.
Coming off a long cold winter, there's a good chance you didn't get out on your bike as much as you would in the summer.
As American Council on Exercise (ACE) certified personal trainer Thomas Roe points out, training for a triathlon involves way more than just
Anyone who has lined up at the starting line of a race and felt that fusion of nervousness and excitement knows that the day before a race is a vital time to prepare.
For most triathletes, swimming is the weak link in their repertoire. The good news is that if you improve that part of your race, you can make some serious overall progress.