Coaching


Pool Running

Should You Include Pool Running in Your Training Plans?

  

After an athlete suffered an early-season injury, Coach Hal Higdon prescribed pool running to get her through the season. Based on his exxtensive experience, pool running helps athletes recover and avoid injuries.


CoachCast: Kona Race Day with Lance Watson

  

First, Dave discusses updated race conditions with Ryan Cooper. Then, Lance Watson joins the discussion to share lessons from his 30+ years of experience coaching triathletes to Kona.


Coaching Race Weight

Coaching “Race Weight” Intelligently: A Case Study

  

Considering athlete weight in relation to performance is important when planning and executing training. But, where is the line between an increase in performance and encouraging an athlete to adopt unhealthy behaviors?


CoachCast: Kona Preparation with Simon Ward

  

The IRONMAN World Championship in Kona, Hawaii is right around the corner, and athletes across the world are busy preparing. The CoachCast takes a closer look at the weather conditions expected at this year's race and discusses preparing for the challenge with Coach Simon Ward.


TrainingPeaks Certified

Why Should You Become TrainingPeaks Certified?

  

Are you ready to take your coaching business to the next level? Becoming TrainingPeaks certified might be your path to getting the exposure and credibility you've been looking for.


CoachCast: Coaching Advice with Joe Friel

  

  Joe Friel knows that you always get more than you give Joe Friel has always given back to the endurance sports community he loves, but it was only when he faced an illness that left him on a training hiatus that he sat down to write the first of his many books. Since then, […]


Common Coaching Problems

Common Problems You Have Coaching and How to Work Through Them

  

Endurance coaches are natural problem solvers, and often, they are confronted with the same problems over and over again. Coach Mike Ricci walks through three of his most common problems and how he solves them with his athletes.


Tricks of Coaching

3 Lessons I Learned In The Coaching World

  

Over a decades-long career, Coach Hal Higdon has impacted hundreds-of-thousands of runners and learned many lessons along the way. Here are three lessons that stand out to him.


CoachCast: Mental Toughness with Joanna Zeiger

  

Dave sat down with Joanna Zeiger, triathlete World Champion, Olympian, the author of The Champion Mindset: An Athlete's Guide to Mental Toughness, and distinguished researcher in the field of mental toughness, to discuss her journey as an athlete and how it inspired her to help other athletes reach their goals.


Beyond TSS

Planning for Performance: Going Beyond TSS

  

Planning your athlete's training should include more than just performance data. Coach Andy Kirkland walks through other important considerations you should make when prescribing training to your athlete.


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