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Triathlon Training

Get the Most Out of Your Triathlete Training Program

Mar 22, 2007 |

Ben Greenfield wrote an article called How to Get the Most Out of Your Triathlete Training Program: 1. Baseline Measurements No training program should be designed without first determining proper training zones and intensities. The more specific the better. Raise your eyebrow when a training program simply instructs you to go at “race pace”, or […more]

Triathlon Training Program

Mar 19, 2007 |

Low Jeremy gives advice for a triathlon training program: Training program is largely dependent on the character of the person undergoing it. The type will be dictated by the experiences the trainee has had, the level of performance he gives and can give, the body physique and a number of others. It will definitely start […more]

Tapering For a Triathlon

Mar 15, 2007 |

Kevin Koskella writes about tapering for a triathlon: You may have been training for weeks or months already, but now it is 2 weeks before your race and it’s time to think about resting. Many triathletes find this more difficult than swimming 5,000 yards, biking the hills, or running a half marathon! Here are some […more]

Training With a Heart Rate Monitor

Mar 13, 2007 |

Doug Wilson writes about triathlon training with a heart rate monitor: Training with a heart rate monitor is one of the most important things you can do for several reasons. First and foremost, your primary goal should be to train safely. Never begin a training regimen without first getting clearance from your physician. You donít […more]

Triathlon Training for Beginner Athletes

Mar 12, 2007 |

Mike Herman writes about triathlon training for beginner athletes: If you are new to the wonderful sport and are a triathlon training beginner, welcome to a new and exciting chapter in your life! This competitive sport is a thrilling road race, bicycle tour, and swim meet all in one. Whatever your reasons for beginning the […more]

Count Strokes for a Better Triathlon Swim

Feb 27, 2007 |

Kevin Koskella says to count strokes for a better triathlon swim: You may have had coaches that make you count strokes throughout the workout, either by mixing it into drill sets, the main set, or at the end of workout. Some coaches recommend making a habit of always keeping track of your stroke count. As […more]

Swim Three Times a Week

Feb 5, 2007 |

We started a mix of running and walking on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I still swim Tuesdays and Thursdays, but an article by Terese Luikens says to swim a minimum of three times a week: Swimming three times a week is the minimum amount of time you will need to set aside if you are […more]

Importance of Training for a Triathlon

Feb 4, 2007 |

Low Jeremy provides the following article about the importance of training for a triathlon: A plan remains to be a plan not until some action pushes it to realize its potentials. All of us are capable of making a good start and see our start to its end with each plan that we do. However, […more]

Knowing Your Triathlon Training Schedule

Feb 3, 2007 |

Low Jeremy provides the following information about knowing your triathlon training schedule: For a plan to become feasible, it must be definitely defined and the time table must be properly set, that way, the trainee will be able to adjust well on the transitions of each training modes. The Triathlon Training The onset of the […more]

Get Triathlon Swim Training Right

Feb 1, 2007 |

Munyaradzi Chinongoza wrote an article about how to get triathlon swim training right. She writes: Dating back to ancient Greek times, a triathlon tests the skills of athletes in a competition comprised of three different events. The most common triathlon involves swimming, cycling and running. In this order, it is the swimming portion of this […more]