Beginner Triathlon Gear Checklist

  • By T.J. Murphy
  • Published Feb 27, 2013
  • Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 6:17 PM UTC

Cycling shoes and pedals

The key: Proper alignment enables efficient pedaling action without putting undue stress on the lower body.

Find yours: “A properly supported and aligned position will greatly help increase an athlete’s performance and prevent injury,” says Nenninger. Forget weight and color; get a fit first, then pick your shoes and pedals.

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