Triathlon


Why Form Follows Fatigue

  

With triathlon racing season starting to begin, your training might have hit a wall. If you’re feeling fatigued, take heart, as long as you have the right progressive training plan in place your fatigue is actually a signal that your optimal form is right around the corner.


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5 Simple Ways to Increase Bike Power

  

Increasing your bike power is the key to improving performance and getting faster, but many cyclists end up doing a lot of riding at the wrong effort, intensity and terrain to make real physiological change. Here are five simple workouts you can do to push that threshold power needle in the right direction.


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5 Race Focus Shake Ups for Performance Breakthroughs

  

By using your early season races as opportunities to experiment with your pacing, race strategy, transition time, nutrition and equipment—you can shake things up and open doors to performance breakthroughs.


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How to Come Back Mentally Stronger from an Injury

  

Three simple ways you can rehab your mental game at the same time as an injury to return to competition more confident than ever.


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The Ultimate IRONMAN 70.3 Brick Workout

  

This IRONMAN 70.3 brick workout simulates the conditions you will face on race day in order to help you assess your current fitness, practice your nutrition needs, and prepare you for your next 70.3-distance race.


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Macrocycles, Mesocycles and Microcycles: Understanding the 3 Cycles of Periodization

  

Understanding these three cycles of periodization training will allow you to prepare for your events more efficiently and reach your peak performance in the best way possible.


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How to Race Your First Sprint Triathlon In 12 Weeks

  

How to develop the mental habits needed to start on a solid training plan and conquer your first sprint triathlon in less than three months.


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6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success

  

Mental sabotage can ruin your race before it begins. Here are six ways that athletes psyche themselves out and how to overcome them for racing success.


3 Ways to Heat Acclimatize When You Live in a Cold Climate

  

Most triathletes plan for everything on race day—except the heat. Prepare your body for hot weather beforehand using these three acclimation strategies coupled with a solid hydration and nutrition plan for a successful race.


Why Triathletes Should Learn Multiple Swim Strokes

  

While most triathletes never bother to learn butterfly or breaststroke, there are many benefits—including injury prevention and an improved freestyle technique— to focusing on other competitive swim strokes. Here’s how to get started.


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