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Easy is the New Hard: How to Manage Your Effort in your Next Ironman or

Road Goes Up…Road Comes Down — Switzerland Mountain Road by There are very few triathlon bike courses that are really truly difficult. I mean, like evil difficult…as though the race director is out to punish you. But that doesn’t stop the average triathlete from making most courses harder than they were intended to be.…

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Power Zones for Long Course Training

Question: what power zones/levels should I be targeting during my Ironman® training? Rich Strauss: The power training world speaks the power language described by Coggan and Allen in “Training with Power,” the WKO+ software, etc. This is based on Functional Threshold Power (FTP), or your average watts for a 60′ time trial effort. Training and…

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