Beginner Triathlon Training

Beginner Triathlon Training for First-Timers

Learn how to train for your first beginner triathlon with expert training tips, workouts, and nutrition advice from the experts. Find beginner triathlon training tips for the swim, bike, and run, including race day tips.


Beginner Triathlon Articles

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Should You Wear a Tri Suit or a Wetsuit?

If you’re new to triathlon, you may be confused as to the difference between a wetsuit and a tri suit. Here is a breakdown of each one and some advice

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How to Train for Your First IRONMAN

Are you ready for 140.6 miles of racing? Expert Gale Bernhardt explains what to expect when training for your first IRONMAN.

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10 Steps to Improving Your Triathlon Swim

Swimming is a technical sport and it's hard to remember all the little things that are supposed to help you. Narrow your focus with these top 10 essen

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9 Tips for the Beginner Triathlete

Training for and finishing your first triathlon can be nerve racking. These tips from those who’ve gone before you will help you get a grip on some of

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What You Need to Know About Wetsuits

Unless all your races are going to take place in tropical waters, such as in Hawaii, then a wetsuit is an essential piece of race equipment.

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Erik Taylor excels at helping endurance athletes—from pro racers to weekend warriors who love to run—increase strength and reduce injury.