Posts Tagged ‘Triathlon’

Why Form Follows Fatigue

  

With triathlon racing season starting to begin, your training might have hit a wall. If you’re feeling fatigued, take heart, as long as you have the right progressive training plan in place your fatigue is actually a signal that your optimal form is right around the corner.


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5 Race Focus Shake Ups for Performance Breakthroughs

  

By using your early season races as opportunities to experiment with your pacing, race strategy, transition time, nutrition and equipment—you can shake things up and open doors to performance breakthroughs.


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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.


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How to Race Your First Sprint Triathlon In 12 Weeks

  

How to develop the mental habits needed to start on a solid training plan and conquer your first sprint triathlon in less than three months.


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.


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6 Ways Athletes Sabotage Their Own Racing Success

  

Mental sabotage can ruin your race before it begins. Here are six ways that athletes psyche themselves out and how to overcome them for racing success.


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3 Tips For Dealing with the Emotional Roller Coaster of Injury

  

These three tips will help you keep your mental game in check when injury strikes so you can get back to the starting line confidently and quickly.


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.


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