Training

The Three Year Plan for Triathlon Excellence: Year Two – Smart Planning, and Racing to Potential

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Previously in this series we introduced you to the Three Year Plan and discussed the lifecycle of the typical long course triathlete. Then we laid out for you the objectives for Year One of the plan. Today we continue the discussion, moving on to Year Two of the Three Year Plan: Year Two Objectives: Completing…

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The Three Year Plan for Triathlon Excellence: Year Two – Smart Planning, and Racing to Potential

150 150 Rich Strauss

Previously in this series we introduced you to the Three Year Plan and discussed the lifecycle of the typical long course triathlete. Then we laid out for you the objectives for Year One of the plan. Today we continue the discussion, moving on to Year Two of the Three Year Plan: Year Two Objectives: Completing…

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The Three Year Plan: Year One Objectives

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In the first installment of this series, we introduced you to our Three Year Plan and described the lifecycle of the typical age group long course triathlete. Below we share with you the Year 1 objectives we have for our new athletes: Objective #1: Learn How to Train Like a Vet One of the hallmarks of…

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Twenty Winter Triathlon Training Do’s and Don’ts

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TeamEN at the 2014 Ironman World Championships DON’T Have an OffSeason In our experience and observation, once you give yourself permission to be “off,” this starts a cascade of counterproductive effects that will significantly impact your performance next season. Specifically, having an OffSeason gives you explicit permission to tear down many of the gains you’ve…

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Build Your Best Next Triathon Season on the Base of Your Current Season

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First, I’m the “Season Planning Coach” here inside Endurance Nation — TeamEN athletes give me their race schedule, or ask me for race planning advice to meet their season goals. I then create for them a Triathlon Season RoadMap, detailing for them how I want them to stack our training plans across their season, given…

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Three Considerations for Transitioning from Indoor to Outdoor Riding; Now with Bonus Tip!

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Spring has sprung, the ice has melted and it’s time to unlock your bike from the trainer, toss a leg over it and RIDE outside in the sun! But before you do that, let’s talk about some considerations for making the transition from indoor to outdoor riding. You have more endurance than you think you…

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A Treadmill Love Story, Or Why (and How!) Triathletes Should Embrace the Treadmill in the OutSeason

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Despite its shortcomings, the treadmill is a fascinating triathlon training tool. Nowhere is this more true than during the OutSeason, when your training is super focused.

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