Training For a T1 Transition

Most athletes feel absolutely winded as they take their last few strokes, stand up and start dolphining through shallow water to the bike racks after the swim leg.

As a triathlete moves from the horizontal position during the swim leg to the vertical position in the T1 transition, there is always a heart rate spike and a lightheaded feeling that can be difficult to manage.

Here are some practical ways to condition the body for the additional stress in the T1 transition.

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