With Olympic Triathlon events inspiring many of us to dust off the road bike or pound the pool or pavement, Sportsister’s Katy Dartford has caught the tri bug and signed up for the Virgin Active London Triathlon in September.
This training plan is designed for duathlon novices. Even those with only a little base level fitness will be able to complete a 2 mile run/10 mile bike/2 mile run after just six weeks of training says Kim Ingleby of Energised Performance.
As triathlon continues to boom in popularity have you considered taking on the ultimate distance – the Ironman. It may sound intimidating but it’s a challenge more and more women are tackling.
Triathlon is not a straightforward sport. The three disciplines, transition between them and the myriad of equipment required means even the most experienced of triathletes can get nervous come race day.
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If you really fancy taking part in a triathlon this summer but are put off by the swim… don’t despair, the fast growing sport of duathlon might be just the thing and can be just as much fun!