of triathlon with long distance races such as the Olympics or Ironman, it is fast becoming one of the most inclusive and family friendly sports around with many short distance races now to choose from.Tri Together, the award winning beginners’ triathlon series
Triathlons are a daunting feat for newbies. Not only do you have to attempt to master three disciplines, but before you can begin there is a rather troubling shopping list that's enough to make your bank manager cry. What’s more, the almighty array
- maybe even sign up to a triathlon - in our race listings.
tend to use far fewer strokes per length than beginners. This drill encourages you to ‘glide’ for as long as possible with each stroke and, although you wouldn’t do it in a race, it helps develop longer strokes.HOW? As you swim, keep your non
) they remained tight and secure even during the solid push phase of each lap.The large size and secure seal make these ideal goggles for open water - in race scenarios where bumps and scrapes from other swimmers can lead to googles being knocked off, the secure
that it doesn’t rub, sweat or slide off, either – my feet endured 20 miles of hard trail running, including numerous immersions in water, and came out unscathed. I’ll be giving it a try in my next triathlon on a sock-free run – my only worry is that my feet may
water for the second half. This drill prepares you for when you need a big kick in a race: the start; catching a swimmer in front to draft; and the last 200-300m of the race, when you need to get blood to the legs to help with transition and prepare you
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