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Grab your running shoes and hit the pavement with these running videos, which will have you jogging, sprinting, or power walking your way to fitness.
You Will Need
- A weekly exercise schedule
- A swimsuit
- Access to a pool or lake
- A bicycle
- A bicycle helmet
- A pair of running shoes
- A training partner (optional)
Choose an event
Choose a triathlon that allows you at least six months to train before you compete.
Plan your routine
Plan your weekly exercise schedule. Train for each triathlon event (swimming, bicycling, and running) at least once per week.
Practice until you are ready
Practice until you can comfortably complete the required distances for each event.
Prepare for the transitions
Prepare for the race-day transitions by practicing both swimming to biking, and biking to running.
Rest and recuperate
Rest at least one day per week so your body can recuperate.
Most importantly, have fun – and savor your accomplishments!