Motivation
April 2nd, 2012 | Guest Writers

Triathlon – Building Your Mental Fortress

Building Your Mental Fortress By: Susan DuPont How tough is your mental fortress? Everyone thinks that an Ironman is all about one's physical fitness, a sheer test of human strength, endurance, and speed. But I'm here to tell you that it's ...

Over 20% of Triathletes are ex-smokers!

Over the last few months NewToTri.com has performed a survey of it's readers on a number of  topics. The survey results revealed some very interesting results, which only go to highlight the many benefits of being involved in Triathlon! 20% ...

October 5th, 2011 | Guest Writers, Triathlon

Ever wonder: What Makes a Great Triathlete?

By Danny Roe As triathletes, we push ourselves. On a daily basis we do things that other people would (and lets face it, with some degree of reason) deem absolutely crazy. Swim up and down a pool 80 times? Cycle kilometres in triple digits? ...

August 10th, 2011 | Guest Writers, NewToTri, Training tips

*The Top 10 Newbie Triathlete Worries & Solutions!

     1.    What if I can barely even swim 2 laps?      The swim is simply the bouncer that stands at the triathlon doors to keep the riff-raff out.  If it weren't for the swim, there would probably be about a million more triathletes ...

August 6th, 2011 | Guest Writers, Ironman

*How an ‘Average Joe’ Became an Ironman Triathlete!

THE BIG QUESTION     “Could I do that?” That was the phrase that I could not get out of my head as I stood in Madison, Wisconsin. It was raining as I stood there watching the finishers cross the finish line. It was my first ever ...