Search Results for "Jim Vance"

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

January 31, 2017   |   Jim Vance

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.

Using Run Power to Perfect Your Ironman Run

October 28, 2016   |   Jim Vance

Coach Jim Vance analyzes two running power files from the IRONMAN World Championships and explains how running power meters can help you define the specific intensity for your Ironman run training and racing.

Why Planning With Training Stress Score is the Most Accurate Way to Plan Your Season

October 27, 2016   |   TrainingPeaks

We asked Expert Coaches Alan Couzens and Jim Vance to explain why and how they plan their athletes' seasons with Training Stress Score (TSS).

How Running Power Meters Work

August 30, 2016   |   Jim Vance

Run power meters are the newest way for runners and triathletes to measure their workload and analyze their efforts. Coach Jim Vance explains what these power meters measure, how they work, and how you can use the data to be a better runner.

Training With Specificity

March 24, 2015   |   Jim Vance

To be successful at your next event, your training should prepare you for the unique demands you will face. Here, Jim Vance explains the two common mistakes athletes make in their training and to make sure you prepare correctly.

5 Things To Do Before Every Workout

February 18, 2015   |   Jim Vance

A quality workout starts before you take that first stride, clip in or jump in the water. Get the most from every training session by following these five steps from Jim Vance.

How Much Should You Run During Ironman Training?

January 15, 2013   |   Jim Vance

USAT Level 2 and Elite TrainingBible Coach Jim Vance looks back on five years of data in TrainingPeaks to pinpoint just how much run volume you need to race your fastest Ironman.


Exercise as Therapy: How to Plan Training and Racing For an Athlete Going Through a Crisis

May 4, 2018   |   Mackenzie Madison

Exercise as therapy can be a valuable tool for an athlete going through a crisis. Here is how to identify a possible personal crisis in your athlete’s life, and how to provide them with the support and training they need to help them cope, recover and thrive.

How to Use TSS® To Prepare For an IRONMAN

January 10, 2018   |   Marco Nicoli

By planning your IRONMAN training using TSS, you can eliminate guesswork, simplify your training and greatly improve the probability of reaching the start line with the fitness and confidence to have your best performance.


2017 Runner-Up Finisher Ben Kanute’s IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Power File

September 12, 2017   |   Susan Legacki

Olympian Ben Kanute led the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship race for the first 65 miles, taking the world (and likely many of the pros in the field) by surprise. Here’s a rundown of his aggressive, no-holds-barred approach to Chattanooga’s challenging bike course.