Posts Tagged ‘Triathlon’

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.


What Are VO2max Estimates From Workouts and What Can They Tell Us?

  

With more and more products offering VO2max estimates, it’s important to learn how they work and which ones will give you the most accurate data on your athlete’s fitness levels and race-readiness.


What to Expect Before, During and After Your First IRONMAN

  

Are you hoping to become an IRONMAN this year? This guide will show you how to prepare for the event, what to expect during the race, and how your life will forever change once you cross the finish line.


4 Things to Consider When Planning an Optimal Winter Training Camp

  

Early season training camps are great for preparing your body and your mind for the coming race season. Make sure all your hard work and money don’t go to waste by preparing for the camp in the best way possible.


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The Importance of Easy Run Days

  

Easy runs are an important component of your weekly mileage and not to be overlooked. Follow these four steps to ensure you make the most of your easy run days.


Early Season Speed Part 2: When to Begin Incorporating Bike Speed Work

  

By adding speed work, or more accurately threshold work into your training now, you can improve your ability to pace yourself more efficiently. Here are some tips on how to do it.


Take the Long Look: How to Plan (Very) Far Ahead in Order to Reach Your Goals

  

Improving your running performance comes from combining your short-term, long-term and very long-term planning.


How Hard Was the Men’s Olympic Triathlon in Rio? Dissecting Ben Kanute’s Olympic Power File

  

In this exclusive look, U.S. Olympic triathlete Ben Kanute and his coach Jim Vance give a rundown of his metrics from one of the most exciting triathlons in Olympic history.


Fine Tuning Your Annual Plan to Improve Specific Weaknesses

  

Now is the best time of year to focus on that one leg of triathlon that needs some extra attention. Use these key strategies while planning your season to develop that weakest leg and become a more well-rounded triathlete.


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