Posts by Susan Legacki


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2017 Runner-Up Finisher Ben Kanute’s IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Power File

  

Olympian Ben Kanute led the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship race for the first 65 miles, taking the world (and likely many of the pros in the field) by surprise. Here’s a rundown of his aggressive, no-holds-barred approach to Chattanooga’s challenging bike course.


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Q&A With QT2 Systems Coach and Four-Time Kona Qualifier Bruce Cook

  

This retired floor trader hit his stride in the triathlon world at age 60 by getting the right coach, the right diet and a killer mindset.


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Q&A With IRONMAN 70.3 Star Emma Pallant

  

The former track athlete turned 70.3 star is poised to make her mark on the racing scene at the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.


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Low-Intensity Training for Mountaineers: A Q&A with Uphill Athlete’s Scott Johnston

  

We sat down with Uphill Athlete cofounder Scott Johnston to learn about how world famous climbers like David Göttler use TrainingPeaks to climb the world’s highest peaks.


One Year Later: Gwen Jorgensen’s Gold Medal Performance in Rio

  

Gwen Jorgensen’s coach Jamie Turner takes us behind the scenes of her years-long preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.


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The Secret to Adrian Ballinger’s No-Oxygen Everest Summit: A Q&A with Uphill Athlete’s Scott Johnston

  

We sat down with Uphill Athlete’s Scott Johnston to learn how they used fat adaptation training to help mountaineer Adrian Ballinger successfully summit Everest without oxygen.


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A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Cannondale-Drapac’s Pre-Tour Climbing Camp

  

We got an inside look from Keith Flory, Head of Performance for Cannondale-Drapac, on what goes on at their yearly pre-Tour climbing camp in Andorra— and how they’re using TrainingPeaks to get the results they need.


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Q&A With Dr. Carol Austin of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

  

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has some big shoes to fill after a stellar Tour de France run in 2016. We sat down with their Head of Performance Sport and Medical, Dr. Carol Austin, to learn how they are using TrainingPeaks to hopefully repeat history this year.


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The 5 Training Habits For a Successful Marathon

  

We looked at the data of more than 1,300 TrainingPeaks users who ran Boston in 2016 to determine what training behaviors led to a successful race. Follow these five tips in order to achieve your best marathon ever.


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An Analysis of CANYON//SRAM’s Elena Cecchini’s Runner-Up Finish at the 2017 Ronde van Drenthe

  

Canyon SRAM Racing’s Elena Cecchini took a gamble in the final 10K of the race that paid off. Here’s a look at what she, her coach and her data can tell us about how it all went down.


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