Strength Training Exercises for Triathletes

Friday, October 21, 2016 | By Allie Burdick

Strength training can help triathletes avoid injury and perform at a higher level. Coach Allie Burdick explains why this is a great time of year to start your strength training program and recommends some exercises to get you started.

The Importance of Analyzing the Right Data for Cyclocross

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | By Kyle Wolfe

Cyclocross racing places very specific demands on riders. Coach Kyle Wolfe explains why he uses pMax and Functional Reserve Capacity to help his athletes train for what they will face on race day.

Kona Power Analysis: Nathan Shearer’s Winning Performance

Monday, October 17, 2016 | By Ryan Cooper

Top age group athlete Nathan Shearer won the 25-29 division at the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship. Best Bike Split’s Chief Scientist, Ryan Cooper, takes a closer look at his power data and race day plan to see how he executed such a great race. 

5 Ways to Become a Stronger Long Course Runner

Friday, October 14, 2016 | By Lance Watson

A strong run leg in a long course triathlon can make the difference between being middle of the pack or making the podium. These five tips from coach Lance Watson will help you increase your ability to run off the bike and make your run a weapon you can rely on.

Is Bilateral Breathing Essential For Triathletes?

Thursday, October 13, 2016 | By Heather Hagan Casey

Your breathing pattern during the swim can affect many different things. Coach Heather Hagan Casey explains what bi lateral breathing is, and why it is a technique that every triathlete should master.

Finding Your Perfect Run Cadence

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 | By Allie Burdick

Your run cadence is critical to your ability to run fast, efficient, and pain free. Learn from coach Allie Burdick what the correct range is and how you can improve your run cadence.

Power Analysis: 2016 IRONMAN World Championships

Saturday, October 8, 2016 | By TrainingPeaks

The 2016 IRONMAN World Championships push every athlete to their limits. Get an inside look at the power numbers these athletes produce to fight for the win.

Jan Frodeno’s Preparation for the 2016 IRONMAN World Championships

Friday, October 7, 2016 | By AJ Johnson

German triathlete Jan Frodeno continues to push the limits of what he can accomplish in the sport. His drive to win is matched only by his dedication to the work that has to be done to achieve his goals. Learn how he set up his 2016 season, how he plans his training, and the best advice he has for age group athletes.

Predictions: Bike Times of the Pros at the IRONMAN World Championships

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | By Ryan Cooper

The heat, humidity, wind, and terrain of the 2016 IRONMAN World Championships push every athlete to their limit. Chief Scientist of Best Bike Split Ryan Cooper explains how the conditions will impact the professionals and offers his predictions for their bike times.

Adjusting Your Race Plan Based on Weather and Elevation

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | By Ryan Cooper

Environmental conditions can make a big difference in how you approach your race. Chief Scientist of Best Bike Split Ryan Cooper explains how altitude, heat, and humidity can affect your race plan.

Lessons Learned From a Poor Performance In Kona

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | By Andy Blow

Triathletes that qualify for the IRONMAN World Championships often place an extra level of expectation and stress on themselves in the lead up to race day and on the day itself. Learn from the mistakes of Andy Blow how to manage your preparation and tactics for the race.

Joe Skipper's Quest to Find His Ideal Bike Position

Sunday, October 2, 2016 | By Ryan Cooper

Professional triathlete Joe Skipper is one of the strongest cyclists in the sport due to both his power and incredibly aerodynamic position. Chief Scientist of Best Bike Split Ryan Cooper explains how Skipper continues to refine his position with the help of data and testing.

3 Mistakes You Can Fix With Quadrant Analysis in WKO4

Friday, September 30, 2016 | By Jim Rutberg

Knowing how you generate your power is as important as knowing how much power you create.  Coach Jim Rutberg explains how you can use Quadrant Analysis in WKO4 to fix three common mistakes athletes make when it comes to how they pedal.

Analyzing The Success Of a Biomechanical Screening With WKO4

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | By Javier Sola

Imbalances on the bike can lead to a loss of performance, or worse. But how can you determine if changes made to your bike position are actually effective? Coach Javier Sola explains how data and WKO4 can show definitive changes after a bike fit.

Reverse Periodization For Triathletes

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | By Rob Wilby

As you plan out your next season, you should also start planning your winter training. Coach Rob Wilby explains how you can use the concept of reverse periodization to make gains and not burn yourself out with long sessions indoors.

Training and Racing Triathlons in Challenging Conditions

Monday, September 26, 2016 | By Nick Radkewich

Not every race takes places in perfect conditions. Learn from former professional triathlete and coach Nick Radkewich how you can be ready to handle whatever Mother Nature throws at you.

What is and What is Not Important to Your Coach

Friday, September 23, 2016 | By Bethany Rutledge

While communicating with your coach is critical to success, not every detail is super important. Bethany Rutledge breaks down what your coach values, and what they can do without.

Overcoming Doubts For Your Fall Running Race

Thursday, September 22, 2016 | By Bob Mittleman

The fall season is packed with running events of all distances. If you are starting to worry that you may not be ready for your event, these tips from coach Bob Mittleman will help you be prepared and ready to achieve your goals.

The Best Recovery Practices for Endurance Athletes

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | By Lynda Wallenfels

Triathletes, runners, and cyclists all like to push their bodies to the limit. However, it is how well you recover that determines how much quality training you can do. Coach Lynda Wallenfels explains the best recovery practices that will help you stay healthy and training hard.