TrainingPeaks Training Tips
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LifeSport Head Coach and Triathlon Canada Hall of Fame inductee Lance Watson offers 10 indicators that you are ready to expand your own coaching business.read more
By focusing on these seven areas of open water swimming rather than pure cardiovascular training, you can make marginal gains that add up to large race-day savings.read more
Everything you need to know to get started training with power—from understanding key metrics to learning how to set and maintain your functional threshold.read more
From power bursts to modifying your cadence, here are five simple ways you can adjust your training to improve your bike power.read more
These three Olympic distance simulation workouts will let you practice race specificity so you can gauge your race-day readiness or tweak your training plan accordingly.read more
By performing these functional training exercises regularly, you can train your body for more efficient movement during all three triathlon disciplines, while also reducing your injury risk and improving your power output.read more
Increasing your bike power is the key to improving performance and getting faster, but many triathletes end up doing a lot of riding at the wrong effort, intensity and terrain to make real physiological change. Here are five simple workouts you can do to push that threshold power needle in the right direction.read more
By using your early season races as opportunities to experiment with your pacing, race strategy, transition time, nutrition and equipment—you can shake things up and open doors to performance breakthroughs.read more
If you are well-versed in freestyle technique and looking for new ways to spice up your training, improving your breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke is a good place to start.read more
So, you want to do an IRONMAN? You are not alone—most single discipline athletes such as runners, swimmers and cyclists are intrigued with the aspects of an IRONMAN training season, not to mention the allure of completing a 140.6-mile long event.read more
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