Third Edition of Go-To Guide Now Available Now available through Amazon in both print and Kindle versions, the updated third edition of The Triathlete’s Training Guide provides you with everything you need to know to plan your season and implement your training. New to the sport and need some guidance to get started? A seasoned endurance athlete looking to take your … [Read more...] about Train Smart with Triathlon Training Guide
How to Cope with Cold-Induced Diuresis Let’s see if this sounds familiar. You decide to jump into a race during the winter as part of your training program. You prepare the same way you would for a summer race. But after you arrive at the race site in the morning and begin your warmup, you find yourself visiting the loo more often than usual—or, worse, you find yourself … [Read more...] about Why Does Running in Cold Weather Make Me Pee More?
Unless you’re vacationing on a tropical beach, the chill of winter can sometimes present a challenge to training as usual. But as long as you are prepared—and dress the part—winter can be an incredibly rewarding time of the year to train outside. Here are a few tips on how to dress appropriately for winter training. Despite cooler temperatures, the body still sweats when … [Read more...] about How to Dress for Cold Weather Training
When it comes to setting your racing goals simply remember your ABCs. Before the season starts, identify the main races you want to target and prioritize those races using these ABCs: A-priority races: The one to three most important races of the season. Training will be designed around these races to allow you to peak for them. Ideally, these will occur together in a … [Read more...] about The ABCs of Prioritizing Races and Setting Race Goals
Establishing an ambitious set of goals for the season can sometimes feel like an accomplishment in its own right. But setting your goals is only the first step toward achieving those goals. So what’s next? 1. Make those goals a priority Once you’ve set your goals it’s time to make those goals a priority. That means eradicating those attractive (but inevitably misleading) … [Read more...] about After Setting Your Goals, Now What?