Hello. I Usually post on the knot boards, but have started "lurking" here on the nest boards for H & F. I find it more helpful than the getting in shape on the knot, because it is less about being skinny for your wedding, and more about being fit.
I have made a goal of doing a sprint triathlon. I have nother done anything like this. I have been running, biking, and swimming. When I started, I could barely run .25 mi. Now I am running 2.5. I have plateaued, and have not been able to increase by distance running. I've been getting pains in my ankles and arches of my feet. I also get out of breath and have to walk. My biking is fine. I may not be the fastest, but will be able to do the distance no prob. I am struggling with my swimming as well.
Any traithletes, runners, or swimemrs who can give a 1st timer some pointers? TIA