Getting Started

Triathlon training, nutrition and gear advice for the beginner triathlete.

The Best Triathlon Advice I Ever Got…

Our editors and contributors share the best tips they’ve taken from Triathlete articles and have applied to their own training.

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How to Pick Your Off-Season Goal

The off-season is an opportunity to set long-term goals, note any weaknesses, and take steps to improve in those areas.

Kim Peek /

Beginner’s Luck: Race Cramming 101

Starting your training later than you had planned for an upcoming triathlon? It is possible to cram—in certain situations.

Meredith Atwood /

Beginner’s Luck: Cycling Etiquette 101

Once you get the hang of riding on two wheels, here are some basics to remember about riding safely (and friendly) on the road.

Meredith Atwood /

New To The Pool? Focus on These 3 Things

Jumping into the world of swimming is more than getting over a fear of water or mastering the art of circle swimming in a crowded pool.

Sara McLarty /