There are various challenges in triathlon but the one which haunts most aspiring triathletes is the fear of swimming. It’s natural for those who can’t swim and but even those who can swim, they too get panicked in the water. Fear not, you may be the most novice swimmer yet you can master it very quickly.
Ever noticed during training that you can not keep the heart rate lower even though you are not pushing as much as you would like to? This is where training and heat adaptation comes in.
Very often people ask me: “How long does it take to return to training after an injury?” Or “How can I get my fitness back?” The frustration is very typical, and rightly so. Months and months of hard work can so easily be undone in a matter of moments. The good thing is you can go back to your previous fitness.
The holy month of Ramadan is almost upon us and it’s going to take a toll on us in this searing heat. Most importantly, triathlon training in Ramadan becomes such a headache during this time due to fasting and schedule changes.
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.
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.
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?
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?”