Olympic Distance Triathlon

Olympic Distance Triathlon Training Guide

Olympic Distance Triathlon Articles

How Long Is a Triathlon?

From sprint to Ironman, find out what the actual distances are of the most common multisport events.

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Periodization: The 4 Phases of Training

Have you ever heard that you need to "periodize" your triathlon training? Here, Active Expert Gale Bernhardt explains what that actually means.

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Beginners: How Many Races Should You Do?

You've challenged yourself to one triathlon; why not capitalize on your fitness and add more? Find out how many you should choose and how to space out

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Run, Bike, Swim: The Early Days of Tri

Russ Jones is the recipient of what's thought to be the first triathlon trophy ever awarded. Find out what it was like in the early days from someone

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Knowing When to Quit a Race

If you're ever faced with illness during a race, how do you know when to call it quits? Should you keep racing or DNF?

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