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So You Wanna Do a Triathlon

I thought I was done with the So You Wanna Do a Triathlon series, but I realized there was another very important topic to address –> the issue of a pool v. lake swim. In case you missed the rest of the posts in the series, here they are:   So You Wanna Do a [...]

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Check out  So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Swimming, So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Cycling, So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Running, and So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Transitions I’ve really enjoyed writing this post series.  It has kind of made me feel like I’m currently gearing up for a triathlon.  Hah.  This [...]

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Check out  So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Swimming, So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Cycling, and So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Running   Writing these posts really, really makes me want to do another triathlon!  There are two transitions during a triathlon: Transition 1 and Transition 2, known as T1 and T2 for [...]

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Also check out  So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Swimming and So You Wanna Do a Triathlon: Cycling Many first-time triathletes began their racing career as runners (like me!).  For that reason, I think the running leg is the least feared of the three triathlon sports – but the truth is that a triathlon run [...]

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Also check out  So You Wanna Do a Triathlon:  Swimming   You could say that cycling is in my blood.  DadHTP is an accomplished rider and passed the love of the sport onto me.  Not that I had any choice in the matter – I practically grew up on the back of a road bike! [...]

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Let me preface this new post series by stating that I do not think I am a triathlon expert.  However, I did go from utter couch potato to completing 12 triathlons, swim, or bike events (including – in order – a failed sprint tri, a 100K bike race, an Olympic tri relay, an Olympic tri, [...]

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