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Excerpts — Train to Tri

Cycling safety as part of your triathlon experience

Cycling is traditionally the second portion of a race. It is the longest distance of the race, and it requires the most equipment of all the sports.

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Explore sample sprint-distance triathlon plans

We offer sample 8-week sprint-distance triathlon plans for bronze-level, silver-level, and gold-level athletes. The training plans include the swim, bike, run, and strength-training workouts as well as any rest or recovery days.

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Support groups can be the key to triathlon success

One of the keys to your success in training for and completing your first triathlon, besides putting in all the training time, is your support group. Your journey will be much easier if you find people who want to help you complete your first triathlon by offering moral support, providing childcare support, motivating you, being a workout buddy, or just cheering you along the way.

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