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photoBike position for triathletes: back, legs, abs, arms and more
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photoTraining harder and longer isn't always the answer.
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photoHow to train inside and not lose your mind or motivation.
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photoHow to prepare your body before heading out into the cold.
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photoI am currently on week eight and I have lost motivation. The next few weekends are going to be busy and as the summer goes farther, it isn't going to get better. How do I stay motivated?
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photoHow should I approach swim training? The only way for me to have good form is to swim faster. I have to swim fairly fast in order to keep my body/legs high. This of course makes me tired faster.
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photoOne of the hardest races to ‘pace’ is a half marathon. We know a 5k is pretty much a ‘best effort’ type of race and a marathon is usually run at a long run pace - what about in the middle?
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photoWhen doing these workouts, should I be strength training the same days as my normal swim, bike, and run days? Should I do them in one session at the gym or spread them out during the day?
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photoWork ethic has a lot to do with how far you can take your talents. The best athlete doesn’t always win, but the best athlete who works the hardest, usually does.
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photoThere are a lot of flavors to an Iron distance taper plan. Do you reduce the volume, the frequency or both? This article will go over some tried-and-true taper plans.
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avatarBecause I'm not that fast going slow is, well, really slow - especially when I'm trying to train by heart rate. It feels like I'm going backwards. Is this normal?
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photoA week prior to the race, I was diagnosed with strep throat and placed on antibiotics. I decided to race anyway. Since that event, I have struggled to get back the fitness.
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photoI'm a fairly good climber but don't want to blow up on the run. I'm 60 and have a FTP of 230 watts. Any suggestions?
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photoI'm reading and hearing a bunch about the winter time being a base building time - what do you mean by that? And what kind of base should I be thinking of for my type of goals for next summer?
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photoIntervals help a runner manage the intensity and learn to push at a pace that’s out of their comfort zone. Learn these five intervals with example workouts.
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