Hi everyone! Now that my very first triathlon is over, I wanted to share some things that I learned from finishing my first tri. Doing a “first” of any type of race is hard, but my first triathlon was definitely my most challenging “first” because it had so many different parts to try to prepare … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: What I Learned From My First Triathlon
Hi everyone! My time as a tri newbie is coming to an end very soon because my first triathlon is THIS SUNDAY! I have no idea where the last 2 months went, but I guess I’m ready for race day! Well, almost. This is the time in my training where I am putting together all … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Before The Race!
Hi everyone! It’s time for another Tri Newbie Chronicles! Today I wanted to focus on one part of the triathlon that made me really nervous: getting the right bike gear. When I was a little kid I rode my bike around the neighborhood constantly, but back then I didn’t have to worry about any gear … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Bike Gear
Hi everyone! Tri training is halfway done, and I’m almost not a tri newbie anymore! But since I’m still in the middle of training, it’s time for another edition of the Tri Newbie Chronicles. Today, it’s all about the run! I’m not going to talk about running in a brick workout yet because if you … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Running 101
Hi everyone! It’s been two weeks since my last edition of the Tri Newbie Chronicles, but I have to be honest – last week I was planning on posting about the run portion of the tri, but after finding out that my injury had returned I was just not mentally able to do it. I’m … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: Buying Your First Road Bike
Hi everyone! I’m in week two of my adult swim lessons in preparation for the Gold Nugget Triathlon, which is my very first tri ever! When I was looking into creating a training plan for myself as a total newbie, I had to really get creative because I have so much to learn in only two … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: How to Feel Comfortable in the Pool
Hi everyone! Fun fact: training for a triathlon is HARD. It’s literally 3 sports all rolled into one, and if you count transitions too you’ve got even more to learn, prep for, and worry about! As a total tri newbie, I realized that it would be a good idea for me to write some posts … More The Tri Newbie Chronicles: My First Adult Swim Class