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The Triathlon Tips From the Top: Practical Tips for Racing and Training for a Triathlon

Bales, James MD; Bales, Karrn MD; Deakon, Robert MD, FRCS C; Johnson, Don MD, FRCS C

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review: December 2012 - Volume 20 - Issue 4 - p 237–238
doi: 10.1097/JSA.0b013e318271c4fb
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Training for a triathlon is a very demanding pursuit. There are a multitude of problems, such as overuse injuries, overtraining, and inappropriate training that can derail even the best athlete. We present some of the symptoms to look for to avoid overtraining, some training tips to maximize your training time, and look at some popular myths that surround endurance training.

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Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Don Johnson, MD, FRCS C, Sports Medicine Clinic Carleton University, 1125 Col By Drive, Ottawa ON, Canada K1S5B6.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.