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.


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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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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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A Beginner’s Guide to Swim Training

  

If you're new to swimming or training for your first triathlon, you might be wondering how to gauge your efforts and optimize your results. This step-by-step guide will help you set your swim zones, and give you tips on using TrainingPeaks to track your progress.


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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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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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Do These Workouts To Surge-Proof Your Swim Start

  

Even the most meticulous pacing plan can go out the window when you’re nervous or excited at the start of a swim. Fortunately, it’s possible to work with these nerves, rather than against them, with these workouts designed to help you take advantage of the the surge at the start of a race.


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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.


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