Racing a Sprint Distance Triathlon

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Nutrition and pacing strategies for the beginner and intermediate sprint racers

Nutrition

  • Breakfast 3 hours prior to wave send off
  • 1 gel prior to swim 15 minutes before
  • 1 bottle on bike - w/at least 300 calories – take water at aid station as you need it
    1 gel with 3 miles to go on bike
  • Water or Gatorade at every aid station - take something!

Heart Rate Monitor
Wear it so you can see the numbers later - good information for you, and information can be compared to races later in the season. Look for HR to be around LT or + during the entire race.

 

Race Strategy for a Beginner Racer:
Swim: Ease into swim, get into your flow and your own rhythm. [.....]

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date: March 9, 2007

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Our coaching philosophy is to help you get the most out of your available training time. We don’t believe in junk mileage or useless workouts. We combine the most current research and triathlon training techniques with proven race strategies to help our athletes reach their goals.

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Our coaching philosophy is to help you get the most out of your available training time. We don’t believe in junk mileage or useless workouts. We combine the most current research and triathlon training techniques with proven race strategies to help our athletes reach their goals.

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