Posts Tagged ‘Olympic distance’

6 Steps to Follow When Planning Your Next Triathlon Season

  

With thousands of races to choose from, finding the right triathlon can be an overwhelming task. Use these 6 steps to narrow down your search and choose the right races for your next season.


5 Ways For Beginner Triathletes to Get Faster

  

Many triathletes are hooked on the sport after their first race and wonder how they can improve their training and upgrade their equipment. These five tips from Allie Burdick will help you decide what changes you can make to take your training and racing to the next level.


How to Pace Your First Olympic Distance Triathlon

  

Olympic distance triathlons are a great test for triathletes of all levels. For athletes attempting their first Olympic distance race, these tips from coach Allie Burdick will help you be prepared to reach your goals.


Using the 80/20 Rule to Balance Triathlon Training Intensity

  

Many triathletes struggle with getting their training mix of volume and intensity correct. Matt Fitzgerald explains what the 80/20 rule is and how triathletes can use it optimize their training and racing.


Using Brick Workouts in Triathlon Training

  

For triathletes, brick workouts are a great way to perform race specific training. Coach Heather Blackmon explains what a brick workout is and how you can use them to prepare for race day.


Gwen Jorgensen: The Process Of Becoming a Champion

  

Over the past few years, American triathlete Gwen Jorgensen has become the most dominant figure in ITU World Cup racing. Find out how working with her coach, Jamie Turner, has helped her get to a new level, her goal setting process, and what motivates her to keep pushing her limits.


10 Tips for Stepping Up To The Half Ironman Distance

  

Stepping up to the Half IRONMAN requires some key changes in your approach to training. Following these 10 tips will help make the transition easier and allow you to have a strong first Half Ironman race.


Skill Improvement For Triathletes During the Off Season

  

Improving your skills in swimming, biking, and running will help you get faster for race day and now is the time to focus on improving them. Learn the drills and workouts that coach Lance Watson uses to help his athletes make the most of this important step.


How to Plan Your Triathlon Season

  

Begin planning your season now to build your roadmap to success. Coach David Glover outlines the simple steps you can take to create your plan for next triathlon season.


Choosing the Best Taper for Your Next Triathlon

  

A well executed taper is the final step to achieving your race goal. Coach Lance Watson discusses three types of tapers and how you can modify the volume, intensity, and duration to meet your individual needs.


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