Energy management in triathlon

Energy management in triathlon

One of the key performance factors in any endurance sport is the athlete's ability to manage the energy at his disposal to keep running, swimming or pedaling at a good pace from the start to the finish line. How do you get a good pace...

triathlon transition

Triathlon Transition introduction

As well as having to master the running, cycling, and swimming disciplines of a triathlon, there is another aspect of the race that is extremely important to learn. And that is the Triathlon transition. Known as T1 for the swimming to bike section and T2...

80/20 training triathlon

Is 80/20 training the new way forward?

Only recently, science has provided in-depth knowledge of the benefits of 80/20 triathlon training. Stephen Seiler, an American exercise physiologist, made the vital discovery of the 80/20 training principles for endurance sports.Seiler analyzed training methods used by world-class endurance athletes. The research found that 80%...

triathlon coach near me

Triathlon coach do you need one?

Like many sports, triathletes often work with a triathlon coach to help improve motivation, improve performance, and even body mechanics. Finding an experienced triathlon coach is the easiest way to get access to an effective training program. The program then can be based around your...

triathlon distance

Triathlon distance of all events

Since triathlon has grown from the days of non-drafting Olympic distance, there are now various triathlon distances available. Sprint distance races can vary in length, but most other triathlon distances are consistent. Events such as the half distance and full distance, are referred to as...

Ironman 70.3 training plan

Ironman 70.3 training plan

When training for a Half Ironman, there are a couple of crucial points you need to focus on when putting together an Ironman 70.3 training plan. While the distance is longer than an Olympic triathlon, it requires less time than an Ironman event. In general,...

coach to ironman

From couch to Ironman

Training for your first Ironman can be a daunting prospect, but if you are going from the couch to Ironman in less than two years, this could be the article for you. Otherwise, if you are looking for a 12-week Ironman training plan, this may...

Triathlon swim

Triathlon swimming training for beginners

Triathlon swim training makes up only a small volume of your training hours. But this doesn't mean you should forget about it. For mostly 90% of beginner triathletes, triathlon swimming is the hardest discipline to master. Adding some simple tips and tricks can help you...

advanced triathlon training plan

Advanced Triathlon Training Plan

If you are an experienced triathlete or come from a past endurance sport, you may be looking for an advanced triathlon training plan. Before you start your season, you should look for help to structure your training and race season. The options are unlimited and investing...

Sprint triathlon training plan

Sprint Triathlon Training Plan

If you are a beginner looking at entering your first triathlon, following a sprint triathlon training plan is a good start.  Benefits of a Sprint Triathlon Training Plan Most people see triathlon as the gruelling Ironman event, athletes struggling on the run, surrounded by a large crowd...

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