Needless to say, no triathlete or cyclist enjoys getting a flat tire while riding or racing on their bicycle. Sometimes it’s just back luck, but other times it can be prevented.
Here’s a simple precaution you can take prior to riding to help reduce the risk of getting flatting. It takes 2 minutes. This is especially a NO BRAINER before EACH RACE
At RTA Triathlon, private swim instruction is by far the most popular among triathletes interested in 1 on 1 coaching sessions.
Over the years we have helped 100’s of triathletes become better swimmers. We have worked with complete beginners up through USAT All Americans. Everyone has room to improve, … if they want to.
Below we’ll offer a few commonalities we have seen over the years among athletes looking to become better swimmers… and how to accomplish this in the least amount of time possible.
Swim,… bike… AND run training!?!? And work! And Family! AND everything else in life! How the heck does one manage all of this? Welcome to the world of being a triathlete. ;)
Triathlon training can certainly be a plate-full for most people, BUT IT CAN BE DONE. Below we will discuss considerations you should make prior to the start of training as well as strategies to better manage the time you do have and how to maximize it.
First time triathletes as well as those stepping up in distance (olympic, IRONMAN 70.3® or IRONMAN®) often have trouble figuring out how to fit the training into life.
Triathlon and Swimming
It’s no secret that swimming is a major barrier to the sport of triathlon. Perhaps you can “swim,” but swimming laps isn’t as easy as you thought. Simply getting from one end of the pool to the other may be exhausting for you. This is common among beginners.
For those brave enough to step outside their comfort zone and decide to learn how to swim… LAPS… it takes a lot of practice and patience, BUT it CAN BE DONE.