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Member Question: Schedule Rearrangement and Rest when Working Nights

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photoMy trouble is this: I work overnights, 11pm-7am. How many hours should I keep between workouts? What constitutes a 'day'? How does rearranging days affect the overall plans?

Ask the Coach: Getting Faster on the Bike

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photoI'm too slow for some group rides and of course I want to increase it for races. What exercise/training should I be focusing on?

Member Question: Getting to Iron Distance in One Year?

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photoI will be 20 this summer and am planning on doing Ironman Montreal. This will be my first year of triathlon, can I do this and stay away from injuries?

VIDEO: Indoor Bike Trainer Workouts

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photoTired of your bike trainer already? Here are two indoor bike trainer workouts that you can use to keep things interesting while keeping your cycling fitness up.

Member Question: How Long to Rest Following a Sprint Distance Race?

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photoI only had 6 weeks to prepare, so I pushed myself pretty hard while I was training. After my first figure competition, my trainer had me take a week off just to rest and recoup. Was this needed?

Member Question: How to go from a Sprint to a Half Ironman?

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photoI just started doing tris this summer and I have two under my belt, both sprints. Is it reasonable to build up for a Oly in early ‘09, with a HIM in Oct of ‘09
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