Sweat and hydration

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.


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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.


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Training For IRONMAN Kona with Type 1 Diabetes

  

Training for an IRONMAN is complex without having to deal with Type 1 Diabetes. But that hasn't slowed down Patrick Devlin, who will be competing this year at IRONMAN world championships in Kona. Find out how he and his team are showing the world that Type 1 Diabetes doesn't have to limit any athlete.


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GTN Presents: Swim Drafting 101

  

Drafting in the swim leg of a triathlon can be a great (and legal) way to shave some seconds, save energy and get an edge heading onto the bike. In this week’s episode of GTN’s Triathlon Training Explained, find out about optimal position for swim drafting—and how much extra energy you spend if you’re in front.


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7 Things Successful IRONMAN Racers Do in the Week Before a Race

  

The week before an IRONMAN or IRONMAN 70.3 can be chaotic. There are race meetings and bike check-ins and of course all that last-minute training to cram in. Just kidding. Follow these seven must-do’s in the week leading up to your next long-distance triathlon to improve your chances of race-day success.


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How to Dial-in Your Race Specific Triathlon Training

  

A well-structured training plan will progress through multiple phases, each designed to elicit specific physiological adaptations, becoming increasingly more specific to the upcoming race. Here’s how to dial-in your race specific triathlon training so you or your athlete can be best prepared for the demands of race day.


Q&A with Matt Hanson: 2018 IRONMAN Texas Champion and New IRONMAN World Record Holder

  

We sat down with 2018 IRONMAN Texas champion Matt Hanson to ask about his new world record, his thoughts on the controversial race and to get a look at that impressive 2:34 marathon run file.


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The Benefits of No Drinking For Better Performance

  

Whether it be giving up sugar, alcohol, or gluten, there's something to be said for trying it first. A physician and IRONMAN Certified Coach reports on his most recent group experiment: abstaining from alcohol in the pursuit of better performance.


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Using TrainingPeaks to Monitor Your Triathlon Training Progress

  

Here are a few key TrainingPeaks metrics that will help you make sure you are making the fitness and stamina gains specific to your triathlon racing goals.


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5 Hacks for Triathletes Struggling to Find Time to Train

  

Have you ever seen those super busy but yet still super successful triathletes and wondered, “How do they do it all?” These five hacks will help you find more time to train while balancing life’s many other obligations.


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