For some athletes, letting go of time goals will lead to freedom.
Outer order equals inner calm. Here’s a fool-proof organizational method that will have you on your way to feeling a tri calm.
Meredith Atwood shares a personal story about how swim, bike, and run have helped her to learn to embrace the unknowns of life.
The list of what you need to know before competing in your first triathlon is shorter than you might expect.
Failure in life and triathlon is where the lessons are born.
Meredith Atwood reflects on the last decade as a triathlete and shares her biggest realization: we all have an important role in this sport.
You can crush any goal—as long as you pay attention to this one major factor.
You've registered for your big "A" race! Now it's time to settle in and appreciate the process it will take to get there.
Tired of setting off-season goals you never accomplish? "Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood can relate.
Even if you're the only one who reads it—a race report is a useful tool toward helping you become a better triathlete.
What happens if you are last? Then what?
Many of us tend to go to a dramatic place in the hours and minutes before a race.
Your first time getting in the pool as an adult can be downright scary.
Here's what you really need to know ahead of your first triathlon.
Meredith Atwood shares the keys for becoming a well-rounded triathlete.
A small shift in mindset is the key to success in your first triathlon!
"Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood shares four key steps to take in pursuing your first triathlon finish.
The gear and training knowledge required to make it from T1 to T2 can feel overwhelming.
"Remember to keep a strong heart and an even stronger determination."
Presenting two more “hacks” to ensure your family life continues to run well while you are out there chasing your big dream.
Meredith Atwood gives her advice for making sure your tri-resolutions are in line with real goals that translate into progress and PRs.
Setting up your 2018 race schedule? Take this advice from "Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood before you hit that register button.
Beginner triathletes don't need to learn how to bilateral breathe, right? Wrong, writes Meredith Atwood.
Meredith Atwood shares her four tips for avoiding the depression that often comes after a big race.
Race morning: It’s a combination of emotions ranging from “YES! It’s here” to “[insert your choice expletive]! It’s here!”
"Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood writes about the importance of your frame of mind when it comes to swim, bike, and run.
Meredith Atwood on the power of just showing up, even if the weatherman isn't predicting the ideal conditions.
What’s a slow, back-of-the-pack, seriously time-constricted, triathlete to do in order to improve? What is the "Secret Sauce?"
"Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood on the importance of learning to properly sight in the open water.
"Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood shares advice on becoming a confident open-water swimmer.
When entering the sport, be a consistent worker before worrying too much about the data.
Sometimes, during the pursuit we can make our lives better by remembering why we are pursuing it in the first place.
For those of us who came to running or triathlon late in life, the issue of running in public is a real challenge.
"Beginner's Luck" columnist Meredith Atwood shares the biggest factor that helped her improve as a runner.
Meredith Atwood on using this sport as a tool to bring out the good in yourself and others, not the opposite.
Beginner's Luck author Meredith Atwood on navigating the tough moments of a race.