VIDEO: Top tips for novice triathletes from Lync Performance coach

Tackling your first triathlon, whether it’s a sprint event or Olympic distance, is a daunting affair.

Having the right equipment, laying out your transition area and mentally preparing are all vital to the multi-discipline sport.

Lync Performance coach Dan Moore

Lync Performance coach Dan Moore

Sports editor Graham Smyth is two days away from his Olympic distance debut at Ripon, and he got some advice from Lync Performance coach Dan Moore.

Moore, a seve-year veteran of the sport, has competed in sprint, Olympic and Ironman distance events.

He’s a qualified coach for Bassetlaw Triathlon Club and an expert in bike set-up.

Lync Performance, on Bridge Street in Worksop, provide coaching, strength and conditioning, sports massage and therapy and bike fits for sportsmen and women, from novices to professionals.

European Tour golfer Mark Foster, England international volleyball youth player Ben Tomlinson and Rio 2012 Olympic archery hopeful Rob Gray are among the athletes who use the centre.

For more information visit http://www.lyncperformance.com/ or find Lync Performance on Facebook.