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Proper warm up(4 posts)

Proper warm upempacher6seat
Jul 28, 2002 8:04 PM
What would be a proper warm up for an olympic distance tri? I've never thought about the warm up until now... what sort of things should I do?

Only 5 days left till my first race! I'm pumped!
re: Proper warm upsctri
Jul 28, 2002 9:07 PM
In my experiance,
Do what ever you usually do to warm up for a hard swim workout, for me this is some streching, arm circles etc... then a short warm up swim type thing (make sure the race is starting on time though, i did a tri in whistler where i warmed up in the lake and then waited 40mins for the race to start.. boo to that..)

The swim should then be warmup for the bike.. etc etc..

good luck
improper warmup.Steve_0
Jul 29, 2002 11:03 AM
I usually warm up for my bike/run with a 1.5k swim. Not proper, but honest.
Hahah, true enough.... (nm)sctri
Jul 31, 2002 8:10 PM