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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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Periodization, Triathlon, Triathlon Motivation -

One of the first questions Tri Edge coaches get asked is ‘how do I train for a triathlon?’   As a newcomer to this sport often triathlon can seem overwhelming.  Three disciplines of swimming, cycling and running, not to mention all that goes into and around a big triathlon event. Whenever we are asked about training for a triathlon we have a systematic approach that covers the following key questions: What is your training history? This has a huge impact on how we will train a newcomer up for their first triathlon event.  Often clients have had training history in their...

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With the holidays now over, most of us a now well into our first month of training.  One common problem for many athletes is performing too well, too early in the season.   The cause of this is simply not defining your target race or peak event for the season and making a suitable plan to build you to the goal.Within any given season it is possible to have 2-3 peak events.  Surrounding and complementing these events, will be training and building races consisting of 10-30 races over the duration of a year.These building races have a number of variables. Is...

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Periodization, Triathlon -

We now at the midway point of the Singapore Triathlon season.  This means we are hitting our first peak and the business end. For some, you may have already done one or two big races however your best is still to come. Unless there has been very hard and specific time trials prior to this time of the year, your body still won't be race fit right now.   With each race you will learn how to hurt, how much pain you can endure and what your limits are. So given your ready to roll, here are our 3 golden tips...

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Periodization, Recovery, Triathlon, Triathlon Motivation -

​Finally, the season is over. Other than those who are building for the Phuket races at the end of the year we are now finished the official Singapore Triathlon season. You can now rest, recuperate and repair your body. This is the perfect time to savor all your achievements reflect on the good, the bad and the ugly. This year the off-season has been kicked started with the haze, so this article will go through a range of various activities you can do to maximize this period. An off season does not mean you should simply stop all activity completely,...

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