Coach Jim Vance analyzes two running power files from the IRONMAN World Championships and explains how running power meters can help you define the specific intensity for your Ironman run training and racing.
The best workouts are measured by both duration and intensity. Learn how to plan your season with Training Stress Score (TSS) and event Fitness (CTL) methodologies to reach your peak performance for race day.
We asked Expert Coaches Alan Couzens and Jim Vance to explain why and how they plan their athletes’ seasons with Training Stress Score (TSS).
A proper season review is the best way to identify your strengths and weaknesses and develop a comprehensive plan for the upcoming season. Coach Taylor Thomas takes a closer look at some charts in WKO4 that will help you analyze your season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Andy Potts continues to be one of the most versatile and successful triathletes in the sport. Learn how he and his coach use low mileage run training to prepare for the marathon in Kona and see data from one of his key workouts.
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.
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.
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.
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.