In a previous article, I discussed my list of the eight most valuable metrics for triathletes. In this article, I want to address a more fundamental question. What is the point of training with data? This question may not even seem worthy of discussion given the fact that training with data is something we simply do in the modern world. Of course we train with data. Why … [Read more...] about Why Train with Data?
In today’s world where big data reigns supreme and the Quantified Self movement promises self-knowledge through numbers, anything that can be measured often is. And if it can’t be measured today, the right technology is sure to be just around the corner. In many ways, athletes have been at the forefront of this drive to measure and collect data about the self—at least when … [Read more...] about The 8 Most Valuable Metrics for Triathletes
This video discusses how a Global Positioning System (GPS)/Heart Rate (HR) device can help you train effectively, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at how your coach uses the GPS/HR data to plan and monitor your training. More information on Training Stress Scores and the Performance Management Chart: More information on recommended Garmin GPS/HR devices: … [Read more...] about Using a GPS/HR Device to Effectively Train with Your Coach
This video demonstrates how to use the Garmin footpod to monitor running cadence. Read more about running cadence: … [Read more...] about Monitor Running Cadence with the Garmin Footpod
This video demonstrates how to set up your swimming and running pace zones on Training Peaks once you have the results from a recent race or time trial. … [Read more...] about Setting Your Swimming and Running Pace Zones on Training Peaks