Tagged: triathlon training

Triathlon Training: High Intensity for High Performance

By Chris Carmichael For a group that is perceived to be one of the hardest-working groups of endurance athletes, it’s surprising to see how resistant some triathletes are to high-intensity training. Triathletes will ride, run or swim all day long; and pack more individual training sessions into a week or a month than any other…

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Recovery Timing for Perfect Intervals

By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach So, you’re all ready to go out for your workout. You have a few gels in your pocket, your Trek Madone or Speed Concept is gleaming in the warm sun with a bottle of water and bottle of Gu Electrolyte Brew sports drink, your Smith glasses are sitting in…

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Start a Training Tradition with a New Year’s Day Workout

By Chris Carmichael Progress. It’s what we’re all after, what athletes train hours, months, and years to accomplish. You might have personal or competitive goals driving you forward, but behind all of those there’s the necessity to make progress. And so we test ourselves. We do field tests, lab tests, test ourselves against our buddies,…

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Working Through the Post-Competition Blues

  How we work with our athletes to get through the emotional aftermath of major endurance events. By Jim Rutberg, CTS Pro Coach With Ironman Kona and Ironman Florida behind us, the topic of Ironman Blues is coming up a lot. What are the Ironman Blues? They’re what some triathletes experience in the weeks following…

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Triathlon Training: Power Pacing for Winning Performance

By Nick White and Chris Carmichael We’re in the age of power, and on-bike power meters have forever changed the landscape of triathlon training. But while more athletes are analyzing their workouts, many stumble when using a power meter during competition. In training you rely on your power meter to ensure that you’re challenging yourself…

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