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Frequently asked questions

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Yes, absolutely. This means you will be able to get on the right path from the outset and you are really increasing your chances of having a very positive first race experience.

As part of our onboarding process we will dive into your training history. This includes looking at what training has worked for you in the past. We will combine your previous experience, add in our knowledge and methods and really refine and improve what you are doing.

You don't need a huge amount to get going. Ideally you would start with:

  • Regular swim kit
  • Road bike or TT bike
  • Turbo trainer
  • Run gear
  • Heart rate monitor and GPS device

That's it. We can advise on specific items for race day and any upgrades or new equipment for training as we go along.

Not necessarily. It would be good, but not essential. Especially initially a lot of strength and conditioning could be done at home with minimal equipment. We will always base excercises around what you have access to.

Yes, if you find the sessions enjoyable and beneficial. We will look at the intensity and volume of these group sessions and then balance the rest of the plan around this. This way we can still achieve the correct training load.

There is no fixed amount. The total volume, intensity and balance of each discipline will be very individual. The goal is for the training load to only go as far as an amount you can recover from and therefore adapt to. That being said, expect for the total volume to increase as you build towards an event. But based on your performance and feedback we do aim to keep it manageable and fun.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can have an impact on your training for a triathlon, but this impact will depend on several factors, including the type of HRT you are taking, your current hormone levels, and your overall health and fitness level.

If you are experiencing side effects from your HRT, such as fatigue or changes in your mood or energy levels, this could also impact your ability to train effectively for a triathlon.

The key is to work closely with us tracking any potential side effects and addressing them accordingly. This way allows us to develop a training regimen that takes into account your individual health needs and hormone levels, and we can make any necessary adjustments as needed.

Overall, while HRT may impact your training for a triathlon, it is still possible to train effectively and achieve your goals with proper management and support.

Yes, you can absolutely still train for a triathlon.

Regardless of whether you are in perimenopause or not, it is still possible to train for a triathlon. Regular exercise is crucial for maintaining overall health and wellbeing, and triathlon training can provide a great opportunity to challenge yourself both physically and mentally.

As you age, your body may respond differently to exercise, and you may experience unique symptoms related to perimenopause. By tracking these symptoms, we can customize your training and recovery plan to best suit your needs.

With the right support and guidance, there is no reason why you cannot continue to train for a triathlon as you age. It's important to find the right balance and listen to your body, making any necessary adjustments to your training intensity and duration. Incorporating strength training to maintain bone density, and managing symptoms such as hot flashes or mood changes, can also be helpful in achieving your fitness goals.

We want to work with athletes who want to work with us and who are fully engaged in the process. So, if you feel after 4 weeks that this is not for you we will refund you ⅔ of the upfront fee for the 12 weeks.

If there are extenuating circumstances during the 12 week period and you are unable to train at all, we will also do a pro rata refund from that point to the end of the 12 weeks.

If you continue with coaching after the initial 12 week block, the monthly recurring subscription can be stopped or paused anytime before the start date of the next month.