Indoor trainer rides are a must for most triathletes and cyclists. Recently, several new apps have come out to help you make the most of your time inside. Learn more about these apps to help you decide which best fits your needs.
Triathletes often use training zones for their cycling and running workouts, but neglect them for swim sessions. Coach Alison Freeman explains how training zones can work for swimming, how to set your zones, and gives you workouts to improve your performance in the water.
Beyond the hours spent training, believing in yourself can have a big impact on your marathon performance. Use these tips from John Hampshire to make sure you stay positive and can reach your full potential on race day.
Proper pacing is critical for a successful race. There are a few tactics to use, and Hal gives his advice on going out hard to“bank time” versus a steady pace following a pacer.
Strength training is often neglected by endurance athletes for fear of hindering endurance performance. In Part 2 of this series, Kelly Fillnow and Daniel Payseur explain the misconceptions around strength training and give you examples of how to best schedule your weekly and seasonal strength training plan.
Global Cycling Network paid a visit to Team Sky during their training camp in Mallorca, Spain. Join the riders and staff and get an inside look at how Team Sky trains during their early season training camp.
When analyzing a power file, often the metric of watts to kilogram (w/kg) is discussed as one of the more important factors. While it certainly does matter, it is not the only metric to look at. Ryan Cooper, Chief Scientist of Best Bike Split, shows how a rider's drag, the terrain, and other factors are also critical when planning a race strategy.
Knowing when you can train hard and when you should back off can help you better schedule your efforts. Using Heart Rate Variablity (HRV) is a new way to monitor your daily recovery. Learn more about what HRV is and how you can use it to make your training as productive as possible.
Sara O’byrne was recently selected by TriEqual to participate in their Equally Inspiring program, which pairs female triathletes with coaches to help them achieve their goals. Read Sara’s story, learn about the program and how TriEqual is helping athletes like Sara achieve their goals.
The Boston Marathon is coming up and training specifically for that course is of vital importance. Hal gives his advice to a first time Boston Marathon runner, but anyone running Boston can benefit from his knowledge.
With the weather improving in the Northern Hemisphere, triathletes and cyclists will soon be back out on the roads and trails to train. Before those first sessions, coach Lance Watson has some advice and guidelines you can use to make sure you start your season safely and injury free.
Running a marathon in warm weather can be problematic if you come from colder climate. Hal gives his advice on how best to pace your effort to optimize your performance on race day.
A good bike fit is a critical part of riding comfortably and optimizing your performance. After seeing a fit expert, you still may want to make a few small adjustments. Use the guidelines from Mat Steinmetz to understand how to manage that process and get your fit perfectly dialed in.
One of the most popular movements to build a strong core is the plank. Use these 10 variations from Allie Burdick to change up your routine and get stronger than ever.
With WKO4, coaches and athletes can create their own charts and graphs to view the data they want. Coaches Chris Baddick and Dave Schell have created one such chart Chronic Intensity Load, as a way to measure the fitness gains of a workout based on intensity of a workout more than duration. Find out more about this new chart for WKO4.
Every runner has to deal with setbacks that interrupt their training. Use these three steps from coach John Hampshire to help you get back on track and enjoying your running.
A parent whose daughter loves to run is worried that she is being held back by being part of their local club. Hal offers three ways to potentially resolve this problem and keep both the parents and child happy.
Recently, many cyclists have chosen to specialize in a certain aspect of cycling. Coach Nate Wilson explains why this is not a necessarily a good thing and has five steps you can take to be strong in all areas of your cycling.
If a 100-mile mountain bike race is on your calendar this year, the time is now to start preparing. Coach Taylor Thomas outlines the timing and goal of three training phases and adds specific workouts to help you arrive at the start line ready to reach your goals.
Proper layering is essential for cold weather training. Coach Heather Hagan outlines two very different strategies that could help you not only be more comfortable, but also help prevent serious issues like Raynaud’s Disease.