Q. I’m planning to train for some single-discipline events over the winter. Should I carry on training in the other two disciplines or reduce my training in those areas? Do most triathletes dial back the swimming in winter?A. Well done on having a
2000. He also represented Great Britain in eight duathlon and triathlon age-group World Championships, and came seventh in the 2006 World Duathlon Championships.These plans assume a good level of fitness and a determination to persevere even when
and Olympic - taken from Triathlon Made Easy (Collins & Brown, £9.99), with Olympic triathlon coach Bill Black. Each plan refers to specific swim, bike and run training sessions that are outlined below. Although it's optional, we also recommend that you
You've been training for a few months, maybe completed a sprint triathlon or two, and you want to move to the next level. As well as spending more time training, getting to grips with the latest gear and honing your technique, joining a triathlon
swimming stage followed by a biking stage with no run.AquathlonA swimming stage followed by a run stage with no cycling stage.ATPAnnual Training Plan.BBonking Sudden fatigue and energy loss caused by running out of glycogen in the muscles. (See also Wall
and exhaustion.Back-to-back workouts – known as brick sessions – can be hugely beneficial in the latter stages of your training, not only in terms of preparing your muscles for race-day but also for practising the logistics of transition.Bikes, boats and bungeesTriathlon
, angle your shoe like you’re trying to scrape gum off it, says Lerwill. This increases the ‘power phase’ of each revolution.Click here for our definitive eight-week training plans.
'd left my cycle shoes in the van," recalls coach and former British triathlon champion Rick Kiddle (www.rickkiddle.com)."I spent the rest of the swim planning the quickest way to sprint to the car park and back. A ticked list means you can focus 100 per
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