1. Always carry appropriate recovery snacks and drinks with you. Being prepared is an essential part of your training.2. Start eating and drinking immediately after exercise if you are training again within eight hours.3. Take 1-1.2g of carbohydrate per kilogramme of body weight ...
. "Training rides are prime opportunities to practise race-time eating and drinking strategies," says Eberle. Once you discover a winning formula, you'll approach your next triathlon with a foolproof plan.Change it: Test new foods on shorter rides before
a life, and you do. With three sports to juggle, as well as a full-time job and maybe a family, training for triathlon is a compromise between training you know you should do, and the training you know you can do. But that doesn't mean you can
to picking the perfect triathlon that suits your level of experience:Small races - forA pool swim is a great first step to build confidence before the open water.A relaxed atmosphere will help as you start to iron out kit and transition area organisation. All
club, the answer is yes. With triathlon said to be the fastest-growing sport in the UK, there are clubs out there that offer the perfect platform for novice triathletes to find out more about the three disciplines and train in a welcoming environment
to take note and act - novice waves have been introduced at many races around the country."Triathlon can be daunting for newcomers," says Darren Roberts, triathlete, coach and author of How Triathlon Ruined My Life (Upfront Publishing, £9.99).With
and topless cycling or running leads to instant disqualification, so wearing a suit is vital.Q. Should I use tri bars?A. If you are new to triathlon there is no point buying tri bars as they are not essential kit. However, if you are already a self
to use in conjunction with our ten week novice training schedules. If you fancy a new challenge in the pool, here's some more drills to try.
Novice triathletes soon realise that the best way to save time in transition is to limit kit changes. You need kit you can wear under your wetsuit for the swim, that offers protection and support for the bike leg and doesn’t encumber you on the run
Novice triathletes soon realise that the best way to save time in transition is to limit kit changes.You need kit you can wear under your wetsuit for the swim, that offers protection and support for the bike leg and doesn't encumber you on the run
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