Your Ultimate Triathlon Offseason Guide

Champions are made in the off-season, which is maybe the most underestimated part of the training cycle. But how to tackle the off-season, that period of time before base training and long before your "A" race can be a tricky road to navigate.

Some people end up taking too long to get back into training, whereas other never take any time off, and instead enter the base phase fatigued and often injured.

Here is a guide to helping you understand the entire triathlon off-season, from the moment you cross that final finish line of the year to how (and when) to successfully transition into your pre-season training.

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