VIDEO: GTN Presents- How to Do a Post-Race Analysis

  

In the latest episode of Triathlon Training Explained, they discuss how to do a proper post-race analysis, and why doing them after both good and bad races is vital to performance success.


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GTN Presents: Sweat Testing and Hydration

  

In this episode of GTN’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they look at hydration and show how sweat tests work and how helpful they can be for delivering actionable insights about your race day hydration strategy.


Routine

Is Your Routine Killing Your Routine?

  

Routine and consistency are key to performance, but how do you know when it's time to mix things up? Coach Lance Watson offers some strategies for change.


Critical Swim Speed

GTN Presents: What is Your Critical Swim Speed? (And How to Increase It)

  

In this week’s episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they define what critical swim speed or (lactate threshold swim pace) is, why it matters and how to tailor your workouts so you can increase your threshold and improve your times.


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Managing Risk During The Swim Leg of A Triathlon

  

After a death during the swim leg of a Master's triathlon in Reston, VA, this athlete and coach asks what we all might do differently.


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Work-to-Rest Ratio: The Benefits of 40/20 Workouts

  

40/20 workouts are a great way to structure your interval training. Here's how to do them whether you're running, cycling, or strength training.


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Essential Swimming Technique for Triathletes

  

You can train all you want, but swimming faster (and having energy for the other legs of your triathlon) often comes down to technique. Here are some important things to consider when working on your swimming technique, to help you optimize your time in the water.


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GTN Presents: Bike Pacing for a Triathlon

  

In this week’s episode of Global Triathlon Network’s “Triathlon Training Explained,” they cover how to properly pace your bike leg, and talk to experts including our own Ryan Cooper at Best Bike Split.


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5 Steps to Running Faster in a Triathlon

  

If you dread T2 and know you’ll be watching your time slip through your whole run, it’s time to take a look at this part of the triathlon. Luckily you don’t have to be a professional runner to make the most of this leg—here are some tips to get fitter, run more efficiently, and stop fearing your finish time.


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GTN Presents: Splitting Your Triathlon Training Week

  

In the latest episode of Global Triathlon Network’s Triathlon Training Explained, former pro triathletes discuss how to split up swimming, bike and running workouts throughout the week to meet your performance goals, even as an age-group athlete.


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