Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue Are you considering doing your first triathlon (or know someone who is)? Our February issue is dedicated to beginner triathletes and has all the advice you’ll need—from essential gear and basic fueling strategies to a full eight-week newbie training plan to prepare you for your first sprint triathlon. Experienced triathletes can also benefit from the advice from a veteran tri coach about how to incorporate strength training into your routine as well as our behind-the-scenes story about the much-anticipated Island House Invitational Triathlon, featuring 20 of the best professionals in the sport racing a unique three-day race format. You’ll also find training advice for the off-season, a guide to building your own pain cave (no matter your budget), plus our regular coverage of all things swim, bike, run, racing and nutrition. On the cover is pro triathlete couple Luke McKenzie and Beth Gerdes, who are balancing pro triathlon careers, race directing the Island House Invitational Triathlon and parenthood. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue In our monthly CheckIn section, find how pro Jesse Thomas reclaimed the fun and enjoyment of being a newbie triathlete, in addition to injury prevention advice, a glimpse into Gwen Jorgensen’s crazy schedule, how to pace the run for your first triathlon, five new compression socks, tips for dating a fellow triathlete, mental advice from Paula Newby-Fraser’s career, new NormaTec boots, a look inside pro Heather Jackson’s gear bag, and more. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue Beginners can benefit from readers’ top tips for new swimmers and beginner swim workouts. Also in our Swim, Bike, Run section, you’ll find new gear, how to build a pain cave with any budget and tips for keeping your bike mechanic happy. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue For our “Get-Started Guide To Tri,” the editors sought out experts—in training, nutrition, psychology and everything tri—to provide solutions to newbie triathletes’ most common questions. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue The best measure to prevent injury? Understanding what causes triathlon-related injuries—and what doesn’t. Learn guidelines for structuring your strength routine for real results from veteran coach Matt Dixon in “Immune to Injury.” Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue You can do a triathlon! Coach Lance Watson provides a road map to help you cross your first sprint triathlon finish line in just eight weeks. Plus, he shares how you can modify the plan for your first Olympic-distance race. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue With a $500,000 prize purse, three-day race format and a varied world-class field, the Island House Invitational Triathlon brings a breath of fresh air to professional triathlon. Sneak Peek: Triathlete Magazine’s February 2016 Issue In our monthly FUEL section, you’ll find four ideas for one-skillet meals, five new good-for-you cereals and granolas, a hearty Filipino chicken stew recipe from a triathlete-chef and the low-down on “leaky gut syndrome” affecting endurance athletes.
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