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offseason

On the 5k Run

Tis the Season for Short Races – Using 5k Races to Keep the Winter Fun and Fast

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The 5K is the perfect winter running distance. Most Type A triathletes seek massive endurance challenges to test their run fitness. The savvy triathlete looks instead to the 5K distance as a tool for creating and measuring the appropriate fitness. It makes sense: you already spend the bulk of your year running long and steady in preparation…

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Heart Rate Training Redefined, Part I — Fitness is in the Muscles

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We focus exclusively on age-group triathlon training that leads to measurable, quantifiable results. At the foundation of our approach to training is the idea that fitness is in the muscles, not the cardiovascular system. In other words, running with a higher heart rate doesn’t make you faster, it just means you have a higher heart…

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