Beginner Triathlete - Training articles

author : KenMierke
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photoSmart athletes are taking a significant break from training to recharge for next year. What else can an athlete do during the next few months to improve next year’s performance?
author : KevinKonczak
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photoOf course there’s the logical answer - REST. But you don’t want to spend the off-season sitting on your butt for weeks at a time. Why?
author : Coach AJ
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photoYou may think that all the swims are the same. You get in, follow the buoys and exit. Well, it’s not so simple. What will the water itself be like?
author : Jen Doyle
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photoOften athletes forget the fitness basics such as warm up and cool down. We know they are important, but we want to get into the meat of our workout without wasting time.
author : chrisandniki
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photoThis is not an easy task, especially for the “9-to-5er” with family. But you can do it – all without sacrificing your marriage, job or family.
author : chrisandniki
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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. This workout is DIFFICULT!!! The weight training portion alone may make you cry.
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photoSo how do you plan for a season? Below, I’ve created a simple five step process to use as a primer for season planning.
author : chrisandniki
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photo“Too bad there’s not anything like this for triathletes.” There are a million books and articles on how to train. One of the toughest parts of triathlon training is how to fit them into everyday life.
author : chrisandniki
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photoA Navy Seals program modified specifically for triathletes. Heavy on the running, swimming, push/pull-ups and sit-ups, will you find yourself man (or woman) enough to finish?
author : chrisandniki
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photoYou’ll find you can work these general routines around your work and family commitments, while keeping yourself fit enough for Sprint or Olympic triathlon distances.
author : AMSSM
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photoA general stretching program should be an essential component of every endurance athlete’s warm-up prior to training or competition.
author : Glenn
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photoThe real secret to improvement in running and bike times is variety within the routine. Endurance activity requires you to vary your training for maximum results.
author : AMSSM
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photoDiscussions on base training, intensity training, peaking and tapering, racing and competition and recovery and restoration.
author : dara
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avatarSo how does this “overreaching” differ from over training? It is a matter of degree and incorporating ample rest and recovery and sensible training progressions.
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avatarApproximately how long do you think can I reasonably expect to keep making these improvements in speed and performance? I know it has to drop off sometime, I'd just like to have an idea of when.
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