Archive for April, 2011

Endurance Nation – The Kick in Triathlon Swimming

I recently saw advice on a triathlon forum to develop/improve the propulsiveness of the kick to become a faster swimmer.

As a triathlon coach coaching triathletes, 95% of whom are not former competitive swimmers, are swimming 2100-4200yds in a race (much, much farther than your typical competitive swimming event) in a wetsuit that adds a lot of buoyancy to their legs and who have to bike and run a Read the rest of this entry

What type of bike do I need for a Triathlon?

What type of bike do I need for a Triathlon?

Can I buy a high end road bike and clip on aero bars or do I need a dedicated Tri bike? I am a relative newcomer but am looking to work up to an Ironman distance within the next year.


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    Have you ever done a Triathlon… ? – Yahoo! UK & Ireland Answers

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    Have you ever done a Triathlon… ?

    I'm just about to register for an event around mid next year.

    Just not sure on a suitable event for a beginner !

    Couldn't do a full Ironman but prob a Half Ironman at a push, guessing may be to much for a first timer ?
    Has anyone any ideas ? Dont mind a little travelling, 100 miles Read the rest of this entry

    Beginner Triathlete – Novice Ironman and the Importance of Wetsuits – Warmer, Lighter Or Faster?

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    It is pretty obvious to the triathlon community that triathlon wetsuits are not all created equal.

    At the same time, it often feels like we have taken the importance of exactly how a triathlon wetsuit is actually constructed a bit too seriously. After all, when it comes right down to it, is really necessary to get excited about Read the rest of this entry

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