Female triathlete sits on the ground to rest after a run. Text on design reads Signs You Need to Take a Rest Day. Read more about the importance of rest days at https://therookietri.com/importance-of-rest-days/
Learn about the importance of rest days and why you shouldn't skip them A rest day is the most important tool in every triathlete’s recovery toolbox. If your training plan calls for a day of rest, take it! Other recovery methods include rehydrating,…
Female swimmer enters Decker Lake at Rookie Triathlon. Text on design reads Swimming Tips for Beginner Triathletes. Learn more at https://therookietri.com/beginner-triathlete-swimming-tips/
Don’t jump in the water without knowing these 6 swimming tips Most triathletes come from the running or cycling world. There are some who start as swimmers, but often, swimming is the last added specialty. However, this doesn’t make swimming…
Swimmer swims in open water wearing a wetsuit. Text on design reads Swimming in Cold Water for Beginners. Read more at https://therookietri.com/swimming-in-cold-water/
Learn about the benefits and safety tips of swimming in cold water Swimming in cold water is an exhilarating experience. It’s a fantastic way to get fit, unwind, and strengthen both your mind and body. Swimming laps in chilly water can wake…
Woman foam rolls on a yoga mat after her run. Text on design reads Foam Rolling: What Is It, How to Do It, and the Benefits of Doing It Regularly. Read more at https://therookietri.com/proper-foam-rolling/
Foam rolling: explanation, techniques, and benefits A foam roller can be your best friend. Is yours stashed in a closet or sitting somewhere gathering dust? Get it out! If you don’t have one, visit our friends and partners at Fleet Feet Austin.…
Two women jog side-by-side on a paved trail. Text on design reads 5 Tips to Go from Walking to Running. Learn more at https://therookietri.com/from-walking-to-running/
Graduate from walking to running with this simple advice Is one of your goals to get active? Are you looking for a way to intensify your exercise? Give running a try. It can burn more calories than walking alone, can strengthen your heart,…
Triathlete exits the water in his wetsuit after a swim with his arms raised in the air. He's smiling after completing the swim. Text on design reads Get Over Your Fear of Open Water. Read more at https://therookietri.com/fear-of-open-water/
5 tips on how to get over your fear of open water The fear of the unknown and uncertainty of open water can create anxiety in beginner swimmers. Beginner triathletes have to overcome this before race day to have a successful swim. Swimming…