Posts by Lance Watson


Tips for Athletes Traveling Across Time Zones

  

Traveling across time zones might be a highlight of your season—but it can derail your training right before the big day. Here's how to ace your next trip.


5 Ways To Race a Faster Triathlon

  

Whether you're fine-tuning your performance or entering your first race, these are the five areas where every triathlete can improve.


Should Endurance Athletes Do Plyometric Training?

  

We all know plyometrics are good for increasing explosive power. But can "jump training" help endurance athletes as well?


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Is Your Routine Killing Your Routine?

  

Routine and consistency are key to performance, but how do you know when it's time to mix things up? Coach Lance Watson offers some strategies for change.


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Take Your Running Speed to the Next Level

  

“The simplest way to improve is to run faster.” – Scott Jurek No matter if you’re front-pack runner, a back-pack jogger or somewhere in between, adding speed work into your weekly routine can bring huge benefits to your running. And whether you’re training for a 5K or a marathon, speed work is essential to becoming […]


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Fartlek Workout 101

  

Fartleks challenge your body to become faster over longer distances—plus it’s just a fun word to say. Here’s all you need to know about fartlek running, and three workouts to try on your own.


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The Triathlete’s 15-Minute Anywhere Strength Routine

  

This 15-minute anywhere strength routine can easily be added to even the busiest triathlon training regimen to help build core stability and movement efficiencies for better performance and a decreased risk of injury.


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5 Things This Year’s IRONMAN World Championship Taught Us About How This Race Has Evolved

  

Making it to the starting line in Kona is never by simple chance. These five takeaways from this year’s event offer some insight into how to get there—and how to succeed during the race.


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How to Do a Mid-Season, Single-Sport Focus

  

It’s never too late in the racing season to fine-tune your weakest discipline. Here’s how to do it while still balancing your triathlon training.


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5 Tips to Maximize Your Final IRONMAN Race Preparation

  

Whether you’ve got time to spare or you’re racing to the start line, proper pre-race planning is essential. Here are the five areas to focus on in order to maximize your IRONMAN race week.


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