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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, ITU World Champs, Tri Edge Radio, Triathlon -

This weeks episode 17, we have a fascinating interview with Kris Gemmell current General Manager of the International Triathlon Union specifically overseeing the World Triathlon Series from the International Federation office in Madrid. ITU is the governing body of the 'World Triathlon Series' (WTS) internationally and delivers Triathlon events in partnership with our National Federations and Local delivery partners. Kris has been a World Class athlete in his own right over the last decade and now has taken this step into the administrative role. This is a great conversation with some hidden gems digging into Kris's thoughts on the state...

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ITU World Champs, Metasport Triathlon, Triathlon -

It now has been 4 years since my first article on Singapore Age Group Teams at World Champs.

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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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What will make a triathletes career or simply take them to the next level is when they address their biggest weakness and own it. Just like Superman, every triathlete will have their kryptonite. For some it may be a glaring weakness in one discipline, for others, it may all be mental. It may be nuanced and hard to find, such as someone who has no clear weakness, but too much confidence, or simply an athlete that struggles with managing their weight - either over or under. The key to making the biggest breakthroughs in the sport of triathlon is in...

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