13 Tips for Sprint Triathlon Rookies

LEG LUBE: OK…You’re a sprint triathlon rookie. So what? With a little practice and a few simple tips, you can be just as prepared as a seasoned veteran. Use this advice from a few of the top U.S. triathlon coaches to conquer the swim, bike, and run-and everything in between-on your first race day.

FOR THE SWIM:

1. Get in the proper position

2. Don’t panic

3. Site Right

4. Kick it in

FOR THE BIKE:

1. Get in the right gear

2. Spin it out

3. Remember the rules

FOR THE RUN:

1. Fuel up

2. Break it up

FOR TRANSITIONS:

1. Practice

2. Don’t get fancy

3. Take off your helmet

4. Dump standard laces, socks and bike gloves

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