Customized Triathlon Coaching

Customized Triathlon Coaching

Customized Triathlon Coaching Customized Triathlon Coaching

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

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 First, find a race that excites you! Think about race distance, weather, travel, and dates. Figure out how much time you can dedicate to training. Do you want to use a coach or rely on yourself to do the training? Have those answers? Sign up & start training!  

I'm out-of-shape, can I do triathlons?

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

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 Of course! We all start somewhere. We can help you get there one step at a time.  Maybe you aren't ready for a race yet, but it's not out of the question. If you want to do it, it's possible. 

What's the hardest part of triathlons?

I'm interested in getting into triathlons, where do I start?

Frequently Asked Questions | Triathlon Coaching | Certified USAT Coach

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Hard is relevant. You can conquer hard with your training because a race is supposed to push you. 


However,  the swimming tends to be the most intimidating for newcomers. So, getting comfortable in the water is the first big step. 

Frequently Asked Questions | Triathlon Coaching | Certified USAT Coach

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

Frequently Asked Questions | Triathlon Coaching | Certified USAT Coach

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1. Invest in a swim coach that can analyze your swim and help you correct form.


2. Work on drills that address your weaknesses.


3. Get in the pool more frequently! Make your workouts shorter and more focused.

Biking isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

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1. Make sure each workout has a goal that challenges you!


2. Make sure to get regular strength work into your schedule - those quads have to be strong!


3.  Make sure the bike is the right size so you can be as efficient & powerful on that bike.

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

Running isn't my strength, what are the top three things I need to do to get better?

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1.  Have your form analyzed  by a professional. This can help prevent injuries and pick up on weaknesses that may be hindering your full running ability. 


2.  Make sure all workouts have a purpose or goal. Junk miles don’t make you a better runner.


3.  Strength work is important to make sure your muscles and supporting structures are strong enough to take the repetitive pounding. 

Do I need a triathlon coach?

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

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 Investing in a coach definitely has benefits!! These include injury prevention from over-training, focused workouts to reach your personal potential, time management of training with life responsibilities, and individualized plans that are directed by your personal goals. Training without a coach is possible, but can be more time consuming as you have to do the work, research and then be in charge of analyzing yourself or how you’re doing.   

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

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 Don't break the bank right off the bat. Figure out if you like it. The bare minimum you might even have laying around or can acquire with relative minimum investment.  You'll need a swim cap, goggles, bike helmet, a bike (can be road, borrowed or used) and lastly, a good old pair of running shoes!   

What do I need to have prepared to start?

What are the most essential pieces of equipment I need to be successful?

What do I need to have prepared to start?

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 To start training, you want to have some kind of plan. It can be one that you found online or received from a coach. Make sure you have access to water - know the lap swim schedule! Scope out areas you can run or bike, it might also be a good idea to have access to a treadmill and bike trainer. Make sure you’ve had a physical or know that you’re healthy enough for exercise. Lastly, set those goals with a date and schedule workouts like you would a job or doctor appointment in your planner or calendar!