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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Triathlon -

How I like to explain a clients progression journey through the sport of Triathlon is like crossing a bridge.  At the start the bridge is wide, there is a low chance of falling off or falling down. Otherwise put; when a person first starts off in the sport of Triathlon there is a lot of easy wins and potential to get fast improvements. For at least 2-3 years simply by following a structured training program, working on glaring weaknesses and being consistent, will ensure that athlete improves. Because of the relatively low training volumes, a beginner can recover easily between...

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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Ironman Race Tips -

Over the course of a season there are a handful a races that mentally and physically you can ‘dip into the account’. What this generally means is that you do a full buildup, quality speed phase and taper in order to create a window of ‘peaking’. If you get it right and the conditions are set up, you are able to push past limits that you may have on yourself and have the race of your life.With reference to the weekends 70.3 Ironman World Champs in South Africa, it was clearly a highly competitive race at the top of the...

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Ironman, Periodization, Training, Triathlon -

As we are half way through the Asia racing season it is important to have a think about the plans for the back half of 2018 and to lay the plans to enable you to have the best chance of success possible. Here are the three key factors to planning a successful Ironman, Triathlon, Marathon or sports buildup. Races too far apart or awkwardly spaced We often run into this problem with our athletes who are racing half Ironman (70.3) or Challange events. Logically they want to give themselves 6-8 weeks between each race however this time period is difficult...

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Ironman, Triathlon, Triathlon Motivation -

There are just some clips that get you pumped to be a Triathlete.As the Tri Edge squad enters the new year we wanted to give you that extra motivation to kick out of 2014 mode and into 2015.Here are our three favorite clips of all time, each showing something special that can be found through this amazing sport. Enjoy and bring on 2015.

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Ironman, Ironman Race Tips, Triathlon -

Its that time of year again for the Bintan OD/Sprint so here are some race tips. 1. Day trippers doing the OD Pack your own lunch and snacks as the hotel food is not the best 2. Make sure bike is working/shifting on arrival at the race venue 3. Minimalise movements in transport/registration and transition check in. Stay out of the sun and off your feet as much as possible. Wear compression in the morn b4 race. (And after of course)
 4. Stay hydrated, keep sipping water with electrolyte tablet in it. 5. Before the race Vaseline your feet and then put...

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