Triathlon Training Plans for your first race

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Triathlon Training Plans

The thought of getting ready for a short triathlon can be a daunting prospect for the average athlete. Brendon Downey explains some of the key points to ensure that individuals can get ready to do their first triathlon.

triathalon-sunsetTriathlon, it conjures up images of extremely fit, lean individuals battling the sun and the elements in the all day gruelathon of the Hawaii Ironman. No wonder many people secretly wish that they could do one but are too afraid to give it a go. Most people don’t think it’s something they can ever do if they are not super athletic.

The first myth to dispel is that not all triathlon┬átraining plans is that it┬átakes all day. The local Corporate Triathlon (Swim 400m, Cycle 18km and Run 4km) will take normal people around an hour, going at a steady pace including some walking during the run section. Just about anyone can complete a triathlon of this size. One of the great aspects of these events is the team concept. Each team comprises of 3 individuals who each complete the whole course, one at a time in relay. It can be a great team building exercise. Stay tuned for more…

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One Comment

  1. sarah

    It would be great to join a triathlon even for a short one. It will be a quite an achievement knowing you were able to finish it.

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