What specific health benefits do I receive by pursuing each of the triathlon disciplines separately?
That is, what do I gain from swimming that I don't from running, and from running that I don't from cycling, etc. Some of the answer is obvious, with different muscle groups, but I'm curious about ...
I've decided to run an Olympic Triathlon: Swim: 1.5 km (0.93 mi) Cycle: 40 km (24.8 mi) Run: 10 km (6.2 mi) and need to assess where I'm at in order to build a workout schedule on my own. ...