Posts by Lance Watson


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Take Your Running Speed to the Next Level

  


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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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The Double: How to Successfully Complete Two IRONMANS in Three Months

  

These key workouts and tapering strategies will allow you to make the most of your long-distance fitness and complete more than one IRONMAN within a few months.


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10 Indicators That You Are Ready to Expand Your Coaching Business

  

LifeSport Head Coach and Triathlon Canada Hall of Fame inductee Lance Watson offers 10 indicators that you are ready to expand your own coaching business.


Be Epic: Invigorate Your Training With a Workout Challenge

  

Adding in a unique workout such as an epic climb or monster swim set, when done carefully as part of an overall training plan, can give you the mental spark you've been looking for.


Those Few Pivotal Minutes: Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship

  

Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship race involves a particular formula of self reflection, training execution and race choice—and now's the best time to start your planning.


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