Posts by Susan Legacki


GTN Presents: How to Train at Your Sweet Spot For Cycling

  

Sweet spot interval training is a great way to increase your power output and dial in your race day fitness. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.


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GTN Presents- Brick Workout 101

  

In the latest episode of Triathlon Training Explained, host Mark Threlfall explains everything you need to know about brick workouts and their important place in your triathlon training.


VIDEO: GTN Presents- How to Do a Post-Race Analysis

  

In the latest episode of Triathlon Training Explained, they discuss how to do a proper post-race analysis, and why doing them after both good and bad races is vital to performance success.


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GTN Presents: Sweat Testing and Hydration

  

In this episode of GTN’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they look at hydration and show how sweat tests work and how helpful they can be for delivering actionable insights about your race day hydration strategy.


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GTN Presents: What is Your Critical Swim Speed? (And How to Increase It)

  

In this week’s episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they define what critical swim speed or (lactate threshold swim pace) is, why it matters and how to tailor your workouts so you can increase your threshold and improve your times.


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GTN Presents: Bike Pacing for a Triathlon

  

In this week’s episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they cover how to properly pace your bike leg, and talk to experts including our own Ryan Cooper at Best Bike Split.


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GTN Presents: Splitting Your Triathlon Training Week

  

In the latest episode of Global Triathlon Network’s Triathlon Training Explained, former pro triathletes discuss how to split up swimming, bike and running workouts throughout the week to meet your performance goals, even as an age-group athlete.


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GTN Presents: Swim Drafting 101

  

Drafting in the swim leg of a triathlon can be a great (and legal) way to shave some seconds, save energy and get an edge heading onto the bike. In this week’s episode of GTN’s Triathlon Training Explained, find out about optimal position for swim drafting—and how much extra energy you spend if you’re in front.


Q&A with Matt Hanson: 2018 IRONMAN Texas Champion and New IRONMAN World Record Holder

  

We sat down with 2018 IRONMAN Texas champion Matt Hanson to ask about his new world record, his thoughts on the controversial race and to get a look at that impressive 2:34 marathon run file.


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GTN Presents: Overtraining and Recovery

  

In the latest episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they tackle the subject of overtraining and proper recovery.


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