Is it possible to prepare for triathlon in 6 months and win it ?

I am preparing for the triathlon which is going to take place in New-York in 2016 and I am wondering that can I prepare for it in 6 months and increase my stamina so that I could easily complete the Triathlon.Give me some suggestions on how to prepare for it.
Robert AndersonAsked:
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Prasadh BaapaatWeb Designer & DeveloperCommented:
it depends on your current physical age, if you regularly exercise, your stamina, and capability.

if you are a couch potato... I think its difficult to suddenly think about competing / completing and winning a triathlon event in 6 months time.

but on other hand if you regularly exercise and are performing fairly now... with six months of hard work, improvement will surely happen and you can start performing BETTER than now for sure.
RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
The link you provided was for a triathlon expo. Are they holding a triathlon at the same time? I saw they have workshops for this kind of thing so that would definitely be something to check out.

That said, your training should always reflect the event.

I'm unsure of the details but you should draw up a weekly schedule for your swimming, cycling and running. First thing is to make sure you can do each the distance for each event separately.
Swimming is typically 1.5km so you'd want to make sure you can do that distance without stopping. Same goes for the bike and for the run. Schedule these for different days during the week at least for the first 3 months.
The next 2 months, you could look at combining 2 events, in the order they'll be done in the event. I.e.swimming, cycle and cycle, run.
The final month should be focused on doing all 3 events back to back at least once a week.

Other than the actual exercise (swimming, cycling, running) I wouldn't be doing any other activity. No weights, no hill sprints etc etc. Your training should reflect what your goal is.

Having said that, do NOT neglect to ice after training, even if you don't feel sore! Also have a rest day. And stretch, stretch and stretch when you're not doing anything else.

I followed a similar regime for my karate black belt and that was a four hours plus event! :)

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