Category Archives: General

Heart-rate monitor training for Triathletes

I just read an article that was talking about training with a heart-rate monitor and its effects on your training.  You can see the article here I totally agree with the author of the article.  He pinpoints some critical issues … Continue reading

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The Beginner Triathlete and You

Why Triathlon? Of all the sports and activities that you can do in the world why have you chosen to compete in the sport of triathlon? What is it that makes you get out of bed in the morning and … Continue reading

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The Beginner Triathlete and Hard Work (Training) …

With the Ironman World Championships in Kona only a few hours away, I thought that this would be a suitable topic to write about today. This is Part 5 in the 5 part interview series on Craig Alexander – The … Continue reading

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Recovery and Nutrition for the Beginner Triathlete

Welcome to Video #4 of the 5 part series with Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander – The Recovery (video from competitor.com website) As a beginner triathlete we can gain so much valuable information and inspiration from athletes such as Craig. … Continue reading

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Beginner Triathletes take note – This is how to Run…

Video 3 in the 5 part series with Craig Alexander discuses his triathlon run training at the end of his bike session. This run session is pure interval training.  Remember that this is off the back of a 100+ mile … Continue reading

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What the Beginner Triathlete can Learn from the Pro’s

Part 2 in the 5 part series – interview with Craig Alexander     Now this is a triathlon training brick session.  After having completed a 112 mile (180km) bike ride, Craig then adds a number of runs to finish … Continue reading

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Pro Triathletes were Beginner Triathletes too…

Have you ever wondered how a Professional Triathlete preforms and schedules their training sessions? This series (as posted on competitor.com) goes into how one of the worlds best Ironman triathletes, Craig Alexander is training for the upcoming Ironman World Championships.  … Continue reading

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Great Triathletes the Beginner can look up to

It was so great to see fellow Aussies take the line in first place at the 70.3 Ironman World Championships in Las Vegas on the weekend. These 2 athletes were beginners just like you once and have gone on to … Continue reading

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Brad Kahlefeldt was a Beginner Triathlete Too…

We all have to start somewhere and Brad Kahlefeldt was no different to the rest of us… All top triathletes (either Pro or Age Group) all start as a beginner at some stage.  We often forget that when we embark … Continue reading

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Beginners Triathlon Training – Day 1

Day 1 Complete.  Yaay!!!  Well I did it.  I completed my first day of triathlon training after a long time away from the sport. After many months (well actually years – my how time flies) of sitting on the sidelines … Continue reading

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