padding on the bike without chafe or bulkiness on the run. Designed to be quick drying, anti-chaffing and well insulated, they are a must buy for all triathletes.Why: For a smooth transition stage and maximum comfort, ease and efficiency in the run
such as Tri Together take place in indoor pools with wave starts so there are a maximum of 6-8 people in a lane at any one time. No need to buy a wet suit either.You need to have a fancy racing bike to do a triathlon. As long as your bike is in road worthy
,000 in 2001. Halfords say the newest figures reflect the efforts of the Government’s Cycle to Work scheme, which offers tax advantages and a 42% saving on investing in a new bike.The cycling success of the 2012 London Olympics and Tour de France is also
is the average amount spent on a bike• £45,000 is the average triathlete’s salary• 2.6 people in the average triathlete’s household • 5-10 hours a week average triathlon training over the winter• 1 in 5 travelled overseas in 2012• 1/3 expected to increase
at times!) Adjusting my bike set-up has helped somewhat, and while the hunt for the perfect bike shorts continues, any product that promises to eliminate or reduce saddle sores and friction is music to my ears. Particularly when it’s called, er, Hoo Ha
of your performance, but in extreme cases your health. Here are some cross-training session suggestions to get you used to the heat so you're fully prepared for the big day:Spin classesInterval sessions on a bike have good carry over to running
for the bike.Do this as a pyramid drill: 25m, 50m, 75m, 100m working hard with 10 seconds' rest between.
steady upper body), a bike (if comfortable) or try pool running. Start with 15 to 20 minutes, gauge how you feel the next day, increase gradually.Continue the same exercises, adding reps (press-ups) or time (planks), and add step-ups, lunges and hamstring
to protect itself but in doing so raises the pressure on the underlying bone. Ow!You need to limit your mileage for the next 7-10 days, but maintain your fitness – bike, swim, gym. Roll your ITB and calves. Stretch out the front of your hip. Take anti
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