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photoDon't know how to setup your triathlon transition area? We cover everything from wetsuit tips, bike check, nutrition, shoes, equipment placement to actual race day execution.
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photoThis is a 3 step program on learning how to do flip turns. Also discussed is the importance of using flip turns during lap swimming.
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photoField tests for determining your heart-rate zones with lactate threshold testing.
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photoBrick workouts are one of THE most important parts of training that you should be doing. Read why and find example brick workouts for any distance.
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photoWeight training and core strength information and links for the silver/gold plans.
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photoComparing Heart Rate Formulas: Age, Karvonen, Leger, MAF and Friel.
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photoThe misconception of LSD is that it’s easy. What I have learned over the years is that LSD or "running slow" is relative to each person.
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photoWarmup tips. Swim, bike and run pacing and heart-rate zones to be in by mileage.
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photoStart getting fit and losing weight in the New Year with our beginner cycling program. This program can get you fit and ready to then start any of our sprint or olympic triathlon training programs.
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photoSprint distance athletes should have completed 1-3 sprints and/or be able to swim 200 yards consecutively / bike 8 mile consecutively / run 1.5 miles consecutively.
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photoNutrition and pacing strategies for the beginner and intermediate sprint racers
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photoThere have been a few studies done on detraining. How quickly you lose fitness depends on how fit you are, how long you have been training, and how long you stop.
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photoTriathlon Coach explains Zone 1 and Zone 2 training and the benefits of each training zone
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photoAs a Masters athlete, recovery isn't as easy as in our youth. Here are tips on periodizing your build and rest weeks, recovery days and changing the long run and bike.
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photoWhat most athletes forget to realize is that all the training in the world will go down the toilet if the pacing or the nutrition plan isn�t executed properly.
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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.