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.
There are things you can never prepare for no matter how much you try. Only a few hours left before my IRONMAN 70.3 attempt but I couldn’t calm myself down. It was time for another adventure, the IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan in Indonesia.
Endurance sports have been lagging behind in Bangladesh when you compare it to the other sports such as Cricket, Football, etc. How about Triathlon then? That is the sole reason why the BD Triathletes community exists.
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.
It’s Friday morning, finally some respite after a long work week. Being a triathlete, I’m supposed to feel happy about the upcoming vacation. The moment I woke up in the morning, I felt crap as hell. My body totally broke down and felt a little feverish.
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.
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.
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.