Training for a triathlon is a complex puzzle. We tend to forget the fact that Triathlon is one sport, not three sports combined. Hence, you need to make sure your training reflects this point, especially when it comes to running training for triathlon.
Every human being is a paradox. We all love to achieve so many things yet only 1% of those converts to success, because we’re lazy, mentally. Do you know there’s an easier solution to this? Just embrace the athletic lifestyle, it’s that simple.
My dream to be an Ironman started back in 2014. That time, I was still overweight and I was new to running. Deep down I knew I can do triathlons. What did I do to learn swimming? Click to find out.
In whatever form of triathlon you want to participate, cycling takes up the majority of the duration. So, you may be wondering, you need to train a lot for cycling, right? Ummm, not really, I must say if you follow a minimalistic cycling training routine.
It’s very easy to make new resolutions, especially at the start of a new year. Actually, making resolutions into reality is hard work. Surprisingly it’s not because of your lack of willpower or some other excuses but actually most of the times they are pretty vague.
Training every day is part of any triathlete’s requirement especially for the age group athletes. But if you have more than 7 sessions per week, then training twice a day becomes a necessity. Poorly executed, you can leave yourself fatigued and prone to injuries.
I’m a big believer of strength training and its positive effects on endurance. But you are time-crunched and have other things going on other than triathlon training, right? How I integrated strength training for my Ironman triathlon and the key lessons learned in the process?
Lifting weights have been a controversial topic for a long time for the endurance athletes, including triathletes. Researches these days are supporting strength training yet a lot of athletes are still unwilling to commit to it. How it helped me and why I think it’s a must?
For any triathlon, cycling plays a huge role in the overall outcome of the race. So for any beginner triathlete, it’s a very common question to ask, “How should I start?”
With proper training and intelligent scheduling, you can run your first marathon too. It doesn’t matter whether you’re an amateur or aged person..