Brick Triathlon workouts are when athletes switch from training in one discipline straight into another, bike to run for example. Triathlon bricks can benefit your personal performance as they are very time efficient. When you swim, bike or run, you waste time; you need to get changed, shower, drive to the gym, etc. The beauty of brick workouts is that they allow you to … [Read more...] about Best Brick Triathlon Workouts
Triathlons are endurance events. Many athletes will question why is it important to focus on strength for this kind of event. What’s the point of being able to lift more weight? In fact, it could be a great benefit as greater strength equals greater endurance. For instance, two runners might be equal in every aspect except for muscular strength; the stronger will be faster … [Read more...] about Improve Your Running Efficiency Using Strength Training
If you have been preparing for a triathlon running and wish to see significant improvements, there are several tweaks to help you become faster. Work on your balance Did you know that poor balance causes ankle sprains? It doesn’t end there; a poor balance is also a sign that the hip flexors, ankles, core, and feet are not strong enough. The best thing to do is to … [Read more...] about Tips to do if you would like to be better running
A mother from Tucson, Arizona, has done the impossible while participation in a-mile 70.3 Ironman. Jaime Sloan, a mother of two, saw that her planned stop to pump breast milk during the triathlon could make her miss her personal record. "I knew that I would PR because I had a really amazing bike ride and a pretty decent swim,” she commented after the race "I had brought my … [Read more...] about Mom Pumps Breast Milk During 70.3 Ironman
When preparing for a triathlon or any other endurance race, running outdoors is excellent for build in stamina and strength. You’ll notice a significant difference in how you run and how you recover depending on the weather. What follows is a winter vs. summer running comparison. In winter… Running is much easier Our bodies find it much easier to run at low … [Read more...] about Running Outside In Winter Or In Summer, What’s Best?