The swim start is the shortest portion of a triathlon, yet for many, it is the most difficult. And swims that take place in the ocean have many added challenges! Avoiding panic is the key to a successful swim. Here are some simple steps to help you prepare for a great start.
One of the new tools featured in WKO4 is the Power Duration Model (PDM). The PDM is an estimate of the relationship between time to exhaustion and work rate during both anaerobic and aerobic exercise. The main benefit of the PDM is having a robust mathematical description of your power-duration relationship. This provides quantitative insight
Beet Juice Improve’s Performance We all know a healthy diet is high in vegetables and that athletes generally have healthier eating habits than the average person. But does Beet Juice Improve’s Performance?, Despite this it wasn’t until 2009 that the performance benefits of beet juice (known as beetroot juice outside of North America) came to
WKO4 Analysis Insight Accelerated WKO4 is more than a reporting tool, it’s an analytical engine. Using your unique physiology, WKO4 Analysis will help identify individual strengths and weaknesses. Plus, have the flexibility to review the data that is most important to you. Gain faster insights and have confidence in your training. Further to becoming a TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified Coach We
TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified I am pleased to announce I am now a TrainingPeaks Level 2 Certified Coach, this will give my current clients and future clients an extra level of confidence in my professional coaching ability, knowing I work to industry standards & guidelines. TrainingPeaks Level 2 certification requirements TrainingPeaks Level 1 Certified for 6
Freestyle Stroke Animation Take a look at the following Freestyle Stroke Animation and try videoing yourself and seeing how your compare. Or book a full Video Swim Analysis and have your own video created after the session. We are offering tailored swim analysis packages aimed at working towards improving your technique over a block of
5 Tips to Rejuvenate Your Motivation Training in the summer and early Autumn can be a monumental task. It’s hot or suddenly cold, sometimes the weather changes rapidly within a given day, and let’s not forget you’ve been at it for months already. It’s easy to fall into a slump, but I’ve got five ways to
How to Use Sweet Spot Training to Get Fitter Faster, Over the past few years, the concept of Sweet Spot Training has gained a reputation as being one of the most time effective ways of getting stronger on the bike.
For many athletes, working with a coach has made the difference between just “training” and doing focused workouts to meet a goal. We asked a simple question on Facebook, “Why do you work with a coach?” and these are the top responses we received from athletes. Which of these aspects can you benefit from the
Many triathletes experience a fear of the open water. There are a number of things you can do to help prepare yourself and calm your nerves on race morning. To prepare for the triathlon swim, you need to train to race in the turbulence of open water. In addition to using open water swim technique,