Beginner Triathlete - Training articles

author : mikericci
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photoI'm reading and hearing a bunch about the winter time being a base building time - what do you mean by that? And what kind of base should I be thinking of for my type of goals for next summer?
author : AMSSM
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photoDon't power through your off season! Rest and take it easy. Our doctors tell you why rest is important, how long to rest, and what training and exercises you should be doing.
author : mikericci
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photoIntervals help a runner manage the intensity and learn to push at a pace that’s out of their comfort zone. Learn these five intervals with example workouts.
author : mikericci
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photoAlthough a computrainer can be a great asset to any athlete, it’s not the only way to improve your pedal stroke. I’ll list a number of pedaling drills below and how you can incorporate them.
author : mikericci
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photoI am spending most of my time in Z4 and Z5. My question is does this support my goal of completing the 26.2 in sufficient time based on the cut-off?
author : eric_kenney
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photoWhatever your motivations for this winter are, balancing a structured plan with a good dose of spontaneity will get you in the best form ever, both physically and mentally.
author : mikericci
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photoIs there any point in time of a training plan where a "big week" would be most optimal? This article discusses sports rotation and other high volume week options to improve.
author : eric_kenney
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photoLooking at your past training to figure out the future season.
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photoJarrod Shoemaker, 2012 US Elite National Champion, discusses the importance of recovery for injury prevention.
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photoA panel of four triathlon coaches answers questions from the beginner to the Iron distance triathlete.
author : eric_kenney
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photoPart 1 of 3 on finding your weak areas and maximizing your time in winter.
author : mikericci
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photoI recently registered for Ironman Florida. My ambition and dream was to take part in an Ironman. Does this schedule set me up for burnout, or should I just build the distances in 2013 very gradually?
author : eric_kenney
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photoOwn your training! Coaches don’t read minds. You, the athlete, have to take action.
author : mikericci
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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.
author : juliapurr
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photoI am having a difficulty getting my heart rate up on my last workout. Is this a sign of overtraining?
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