Triathlon Training for Beginners

Are you a triathlon beginner wondering what training you need to get started?

Train with confidence with our advice: from troubleshooting open-water fears and the "fourth discipline" of transitions to our complete guide to conquering your first triathlon.

See you out there!

One sport to multisport


Common issues

Conquer your first triathlon

Download our iPad app!

220 Triathlon has put together a complete Beginner's Guide to Triathlon, available as a downloadable iPad app.

Highlights include:

  • How to conquer the swim
  • What kit you'll need
  • Improve your run in just six weeks
  • Tips from triathlon legends


The app costs £5.99 and is available from the iTunes store here

Training plans