Triathlon


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.


What to Expect Before, During and After Your First IRONMAN

  

Are you hoping to become an IRONMAN this year? This guide will show you how to prepare for the event, what to expect during the race, and how your life will forever change once you cross the finish line.


4 Things to Consider When Planning an Optimal Winter Training Camp

  

Early season training camps are great for preparing your body and your mind for the coming race season. Make sure all your hard work and money don’t go to waste by preparing for the camp in the best way possible.


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The Importance of Easy Run Days

  

Easy runs are an important component of your weekly mileage and not to be overlooked. Follow these four steps to ensure you make the most of your easy run days.


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3 High-Cadence Cycling Workouts for Base Training

  

High-cadence cycling can enhance your cardiovascular fitness and save your legs during long training sessions. Here are three different types of high-cadence workouts to include in your base training.


Early Season Speed Part 3: When to Begin Incorporating Swim Speed Work

  

Contrary to your running and cycling training, swim speed work during the early season should be kept at a minimum until you've spent a solid block of time focusing on technique and pacing.


All-Out Miracle Intervals to Improve Average Power for Endurance Events

  

These high-intensity, short duration intervals are a great way to increase your power output and increase motor unit activation compared to endurance training alone.


Early Season Speed Part 2: When to Begin Incorporating Bike Speed Work

  

By adding speed work, or more accurately threshold work into your training now, you can improve your ability to pace yourself more efficiently. Here are some tips on how to do it.


How to Perfect Your Flip Turn for Faster Swimming

  

Learning how to flip turn correctly will speed you up in the water and help simulate the non-stop swimming triathletes encounter during an open-water swim.


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