Posts Tagged ‘half ironman’

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Key Workouts That Help You Simulate Hill Training

  

Have a hilly race coming up but no place to practice your climbing? Here are some key workouts to simulate hill training so you can prepare for the mountains even if you live in the flats.


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When to Upgrade Your Triathlon Bike

  

While there are a lot of financial considerations to make when deciding to upgrade your triathlon bike, here are five reasons it might be worth it to consider a new racing rig.


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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.


Power Analysis: Lionel Sanders’ Victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside

  

Lionel Sanders’ domination at 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside was partially the result of a drastic bike position change, which allowed him to average 354 watts and still crush the half marathon in 1:14:06. Here’s a deeper look at what went into this performance.


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.


Using Your “Personal Yardstick” to Measure Progress

  

The key to measuring your progress toward any goal is understanding that you are the one who creates the metric system.


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.


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.


SRS: The Ultimate Tool For Triathlete Time Management

  

In order to find balance between your training and the rest of your life, you must be willing to let certain things fall below the "Suck Line." SwimBikeMom.com's Meredith Atwood explains how.


Those Few Pivotal Minutes: Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship

  

Qualifying for an IRONMAN World Championship race involves a particular formula of self reflection, training execution and race choice—and now's the best time to start your planning.


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