/ Duathlon Tips
I am comfortable with the running and the cycling, but after tips on transition and generally combining the disciplines.
It's worth practicing both, to get your legs used to what it feels like and making your transitions quicker.
Unless you're ultra competitive don't sweat the transitions, and just work out what you're gonna do then make sure you've everything organised. I took a plastic box cos that's what I'd seen on the telly but blue Ikea bags were popular too. It was actually nice to take a little time to get a little rest!
Every time you go out for a bike ride make sure you go for a run afterwards.. Build up the length/intensity over time. For this set-up it is especially important as the two runs are equal length - you will lose loads of time on the second run if you haven't prepared!
And elastic laces for your running shoes instantly save time in T2, and every time you go out running to be honest, definitely worth it!
Yes it is Helwith Bridge.
13th October. Not running myself at the moment due to a foot injury, so doing a few more miles on the bike. Cragg Vale climb today.
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