Training for a Marathon: Part 3

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by Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Expert Coach & Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher | Congratulations---you’ve made it through the sometimes grueling, always interesting process of training to run 26.2 miles. The race is fast approaching, and your nerves are probably getting frazzled. Let’s look at what you can do on race week and race day to have the best possible experience and finishing time....

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Training for a Marathon: Part 2

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by Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Expert Coach & Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher | As you move deeper into marathon training, you’ll need to pay special attention to taking care of yourself while you handle the workload. Proper nutrition and rest are critical, and they’re the focus of this piece......

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Training for a Marathon: Part 1

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by Sage Rountree, USA Triathlon Certified Expert Coach & Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher | The marathon is a rite of passage for serious runners and for many non-runners, too: 26.2 miles of self-examination and self-knowledge. It’s also a doable goal for almost everyone, given the right circumstances and build-up. In this series, I’ll talk you through the process......

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Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 3

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Congratulations: you’ve climbed the learning curve for triathlon and are ready to put your skills to the test! Now that you’ve got a handle on equipment, combination workouts, and transitions, race day is drawing near. There’s so much to manage in the days before your race—and, ...

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Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 2

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In Part 1 of this three-part series on getting up to speed in triathlon, we examined equipment and choosing a race, with a training plan to give you four weeks of base-building in each discipline. In part 2, I’ll explain combination workouts and transitions between sports, ...

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Getting Started in Triathlon: Part 1

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What is this crazy thing called triathlon? Three sports in one event—usually swim, bike, and run, and usually in that order. It’s a great way to expand your skill set and your approach to training. You’ll probably have a background in one of the three sports, ...

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