Tag Archives: triathlon

Join our research project

Make the most of your indoor training and become a citizen scientist by participating is bike to run study. Mary Baldwin University and Norfolk State University are conducting a joint study on how pacing during cycling impacts subsequent running performance during duathlon and triathlon. Interested? Here’s what we’re looking for:...
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Periodization part 3: From theory to practice

This article was originally published in Nov of 2013. I have left the article largely as it was originally written because I continue to apply a similar approach in my own training, and that of others. If you have used this approach or have questions, PLEASE EMAIL US! In part...
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XTerra Training: Where to start?

A prior version of this article, was published in October 2015. I’ve updated the article to reflect my current views on training. While the article is geared for XTerra, the concepts apply to any endurance sport. I like titles that have more than one meaning. As the title of this...
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The Great Cadence Debate: References

Here is a list of the research I used for my Triathlon Cadence Series in April. While not an exhaustive list, it includes many of the most relevant articles on the topic. Most interesting in a brand new publication by Whitty et al. showing that low cadence interval training improves cycling performance...
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XTerra Series VII: Run fast off the bike

Triathlon is unique in that you not only complete three distinctly different activities, but also that, with the exception of the swim, your performance can be significantly altered by the prior activity. This means that simply being good in any of the three sports is by no means a guarantee that...
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How I hate February: Getting past a training black hole

Moving past that training #blackhole requires some insight. Here are my #ESPPodcast #tips. I am going to wager that all of us have that month of the year where despite all our planning and hard work, training just goes pear shaped. In recent memory it has been February for me, and...
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