BEGINNER TRIATHLON TRAINING VIDEOS
This five-part video series produced by Courtney Atkinson in association with Red Bull, provides simple and effective techniques and triathlon training tips that can be applied by beginner triathletes through to the triathlete or individual swimmer, runner or rider wanting advice learnt from over two decades of elite triathlon experience.
TRIATHLON TRAINING SWIM TIPS
Courtney Atkinson shares his best 3 tips and hacks on triathlon swimming technique and drills.
TRIATHLON TRAINING CYCLING TIPS
Training up for your first triathlon? Or just looking for some pointers to help you get through the bike leg at your next race that little bit easier and faster?
The technology my be a little out of date in this clip but the advice still holds true for beginners entering a triathlon.
Here are a few of my best tips to help you feel comfortable and fast on your equipment and have the confidence to get off the bike running your best at the next race.
3 RUN TIPS
I believe we all should run. You see the basic spirit and sheer enjoyment young kids have chasing each other.
Well I reckon when you get that feeling of running free it is the closest thing that can bring you to being a kid again with not a care in the world. Even though I am training for the Olympics, the highest level of sport, the real motivation for me to keep coming back day after day and running is to feel that freedom.
Here are some basic running tips for a triathlon that I use to make running as easy and fast as possible.
TRIATHLON NUTRITION AND RECOVERY TIPS
We know the short answer of how give yourself wings before you race….but here’s some of my thoughts on making the most out of fuelling, and probably more importantly, re-fuelling your body around the testing training thrown at you in triathlon.
It’s just as important to know WHEN to eat as much as WHAT to eat.
TRIATHLON RACE TAPER TIPS
It’s the final week (or taper) leading into the race so it’s all about rest and recovery now. All the hard work should have already been completed! Racing is what the training is all about.
Time to get out there, enjoy and test yourself over the SWIM, BIKE, RUN.