The WORST Triathlon Advice

Published on March 24th 2024


There is plenty of information on training for triathlon, but what tips should you listen to and which should you ignore? Heather and James talk you through some triathlon advice you should definitely NOT heed. 00:00 Intro 00:28 Training should always be hard 01:14 Ignore your body 01:36 Eating is cheating 02:22 Money makes you faster 02:45 Brick sessions are pointless 03:06 Follow the athlete in front 03:33 Only use race day provisions 03:54 You can interchange running and cycling 04:10 Eat what you like 04:40 Stretch before every session 05:02 More hours in the pool make you faster Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop πŸ‘‰ GTN Training Plans πŸ‘‰ What is the WORST advice you've received? πŸ“š Let us know in the comments πŸ’¬ Watch more on GTN... πŸ“Ή Run Faster Or Longer πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show πŸ‘‰ Photos: Β© Triathlon / Getty Images 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎡 Jungle Rumble - Andreas Dahlback High Tech - Rocket Jr Biology - Jones Meadow Somethings Lurking in the Water - Sightless in Shadow Vida de Soltero - Autohacker Joker - PW #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #triathlontraining #tritraining #brick #training #trainingdata #nutrition #sportsnutrition The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: Ergon: THEMAGIC5: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Surpas: Truekinetix: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -