Functional training: how to strength train for movement, not muscle

Functional training: how to strength train for movement, not muscle

by Allie Burdick What exactly is functional training and why is it a great option for triathletes? Functional training, as the name implies, is based on strengthening the specific muscles used in the complicated movements of our sport. Every discipline in triathlon...
5 simple ways to increase bike power

5 simple ways to increase bike power

by Tyrone Holmes Power is the Holy Grail of cycling. The more bike power you have, the faster you can ride over a given distance. Developing your cycling power requires a lot of hard work, but here are five simple ways to do it: 1. Ride in bigger gears Riding in...
5 race focus shake-ups for performance breakthroughs

5 race focus shake-ups for performance breakthroughs

by Lance Watson and Dan Smith, Lifesport Coaching If you are like many typical athletes, after the initial few seasons of building fitness and experience, it is quite common to slip into in a familiar weekly training routine with little variation. This is not unusual,...

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