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How to prevent injuries in triathlon

Whichever of the three disciplines you are working on, it is important to vary your training, do injury prevention exercises and practice good load management. This will help you prevent injury and perform better. The following exercises aim to prevent the most common injuries for triathletes. You can find more exercises for running, cycling and swimming here.

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Triathlon consists of swimming, cycling, and running, and you compete in this order. Triathlon has become a popular sport, both among professional athletes and amateur enthusiasts. Mastering all three disciplines demands a lot of training, and so triathletes are particularly susceptible to overuse injury. Some injuries are specific to a particular discipline, but some most likely occur as a result of combining the three. Here, you can read about the most common injuries.