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You Are an Athlete in Training

Triathlon Training Tips for Women

I remember reading once that the only difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry form. When I signed up for my first 5K, I didn’t run at all. Spending the money on that registration and having a deadline is what drove me off the couch and propelled me into the crisp autumn air. But it’s easy to lose sight of what we’re chasing day after day with so much on our plates at work, home and school. I recently had a revelation that’s changed the way I view myself and the time … Continue reading

Four Tips to Finding a Great Triathlon Coach

If you’ve signed up for a triathlon, you probably have a training plan. If not, there are many online resources for a 12- or 16-week plan. But if you need a bit more instruction on the swim, bike, or run, you may want to consider getting a coach. A coach can help provide the structure for mastering the three disciplines and even a little accountability to keep you motivated. But, because it’s an investment, here are a few tips to consider: 1. What Do You Want to Achieve? Whether it’s focusing on a single discipline … Continue reading