TriathlonOz Newsletter - Issue 4

7th July 2011. 12 new articles for you to enjoy - MTB, Paddling, Injuries, Adventure Racing, Improve your Running, and loads more!
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Edition 4: 7th July 2011

Hi TriathlonOz Reader,

Since our last newsletter, our writers have been busy adding some great new articles to the site. Here's a summary of What's New.

What is AR?

In this article we take an in-depth look into the world of adventure racing, various formats and disciplines involved in the sport, the rules and regulations, and preparation by the teams. Get ready for grit!
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Get Started Paddling

When your race contains a paddling leg, then there's a lot to learn! Our new article includes where to start, choosing your ski, training, balance, open water entry/exits, paddling technique, torso rotation, paddle grip, steering and more.
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Running Injuries

In this article we list and describe various injuries that can be suffered by runners. We also discuss the causes of these common running injuries and provide tips on how you can avoid and even treat them.
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Triathlon Swimming

Doing a triathlon all starts with the swim. Our new article Triathlon Swimming provides open water swimming tips and suggests ways to use interval training to improve your speed, plus ways to perfect your technique ready for race day.
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The Geometry of a Mountain Bike

This article explains the basics of mountain bike geometry, different materials, components and design features which dictate your choice of bike.
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How to Prepare for an Adventure Race

This article discusses aspects of preparation required for different legs of an adventure race, as well as the importance of nutrition and hydration. The physical demands in adventure racing are extremely high, so a balance of general and specific training will help athletes enter the race in top physical and mental condition.
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Newbie Runners

Take heart new runners, if you're looking to start running in order to participate in your first triathlon, Newbie Runners provides all the basic aspects you need to focus on. We will look at goal setting, training locations, diet, running technique, and in simple terms, we'll explain the basics of heart rate monitors and how they help measure your performance.
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How to Survive an Adventure Race

Adventure racing calls for a variety of skills to deal with the tough conditions of the race, where it’s all about the survival of the fittest. This article discusses the importance of team selection, organisation and strategic decision making as well as the role of a team leader, navigator and individual members.
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Racing the Rapids

Perfect physical conditioning, skill and harmony with the water are the essential elements of white water paddling. In this article we look at skills to practise and explain techniques to master before you tackle your first serious rapids.
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How to Improve your Running

Get the latest tips to help increase your speed, endurance, and efficiency. In this article we discuss various training methods and training plan components.
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Running Physiology

To make an improvement in your running ability it's worth having a basic understanding of our body's physiology. Our new article Running Physiology is a basic overview of the physiology of running to help triathletes understand what their body undergoes during running and how specific workouts will help to run longer and faster.
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MTB Riding Skills

Riding a mountain bike requires the effective management of a number of techniques including planned ascents, controlled descents, smooth cornering as well as bunny hops, advanced jumps, weight distribution and bike handling. If you've never tried MTB riding, then this article will be invaluable.
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