Triathlon for Beginners

One of most exciting yet body and mind challenging sports event ever made is the sport called triathlon. This event includes an extensive 3-hour struggle of swimming, cycling and running, for typical ones of course. The training for this can start from 21 weeks and more, depending on the level of your fitness. That is why you have to seek fitness tips from a licensed expert before charging in to battle.

lifetime fitnessFew months before the actual triathlon are the great time for newbie and old ones to prepare for the event. Off-season is the perfect time for this. Jeff Castles of the Cork Triathlon Club said that most athletes who train a combination of aerobic and strength training and a developed proper techniques during winter season will have good performance in the 2013 season. It usually occurs from May-September. You will have enough time to sort out your fitness goals.

Now, the Cork Triathlon Club is planning to provide their members with turbo-trainer, which will be their edge in the competition. This new add-on can make normal bikes to be to be used as stable exercise bicycles. This means that trainee will not have to worry about safety. This training also allows trainees to concentrate more on cycling without exposing yourself to the cold and wet snow.

Triathlon athletes or Triathletes also enhance their talent in running. They run in clubs throughout the country during the winter season. Yet, Castles said that with the increasing surge of fame of sprint triathlons, 700- meter swim, 20-km cycle and 6-km run, athletes should focus on the swimming part of the competition. And if you are able to do these things, you would probably attain lifetime fitness.

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