With three sports to train and race, triathletes are assaulted from three directions with the question “where should I invest my limited time and money to achieve the best return on race day?” We feel that a powermeter is an excellent investment for the triathlete to make in their training and racing, when compared to similarly [...]
We coach our team of over 800 triathletes via a suite of over 30 training plans. While we make most of these training plans available to the general public in our Store, we have a handful of special purpose, members-only, special-sauce training plans that we do not release to the public…until now! For a [...]
In Part 1 we introduced you to the concept of “riding steady.” In Part 2 we discuss the application of this to your triathlon training and racing. Steady: Racing vs Training Now, our discussion of Steady in Part 1 is a style of riding the bike, just as drilling it up every hill and coasting [...]
As our members, training plan customers, and readers swap their training hats for their pointy racey-racey hats, leaving their trainers behind to test their fitness on the road in preparation for their races, we see a lot of discussion about riding steady, I can’t ride steady, OMG HTF am I supposed to ride hills [...]
I’ve been riding motorcycles for 26 years and cycling for 12 years. I loves me some two wheeled fun and, like most things in life, the more you know about a skill the more fun it becomes. Descending skills are sorely lacking in most triathletes so the intent of this post is to bring you [...]
In Part I we introduced you to our Return on Investment (ROI) training approach. In Part II we applied this tool to the swim. In this installment we turn to the bike, providing you with: A simple tool to become a much faster cyclist with a minimum of time investment. A mindset that will keep [...]
Unless you live under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard by now that Lance Armstrong had a successful return to long course triathlon this past weekend. He raced Panama 70.3 and he earned a second-place finish. It was a challenging bike course and extremely hot conditions. He rode within himself and was within the leading group, [...]
In our experience, if you’re going to booger months and months of training and ruin your race, you’re going to do it on the bike leg. Below are our tips for riding the optimum Ironman bike leg…plust be sure to read to the end for a bonus link to download our Bike Fit eBook, released from the EN Content Archives!
At this time, December 2010, nearly all of our 500 athletes are training inside the Team with our OutSeason training plan. They have grouped themselves into October, November, December, and January OutSeason groups, and have begun to share workout results and notes with each other. This is a great motivational and accountability tool, and is [...]
Looking for info on pedal stroke technique. ½ iron athlete and have always kept an even down/up power stroke and sliding across top/bottom of the stroke. Trying to keep circles but seems something is missing. Seems that there would be a hole in the power in the top/bottom…Any references / thoughts/ suggestions ???