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What’s Your Excuse?

Sometimes we let minor issues get in our way and they stop us form achieving our goals.  For the beginner triathlete this can be so true.  Often as a beginner we want everything to be perfect before we start… And … Continue reading

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Swim Training Sets for the Beginner Triathlete

What Are The Best Test Sets For Swimming? By Gale Bernhard Photo: Nils Nilsen I have my athletes do broken sets—rather than one long continuous swim—for testing. I find that it’s easier for swimmers to pace themselves during the test, … Continue reading

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Triathlon Kicking Drills for the Beginner Swimmer

This is a great video by Dave Scott, 6 time Ironman World Champion. In this video you will find some great suggestions on the types of kicking to incorporate into your triathlon swim training. Check them out and use some … Continue reading

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Guts and Determination for the Beginner Triathlete

The Ironman World Championships at Kona are now behind us for another year and we all look forward to the next World Champs in Kona a year from now. This article courtesy of triathlete.com is an example of true guts … 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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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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Nutrition for the Beginner Triathlete – do you have these items?

Are these items on your grocery list? We all have our favorite foods.  It is great to get some insight into the foods that the top professional triathletes are eating (and it is not all good!!!)  Enjoy reading this article … 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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