Tips, training & nutrition

The Training Matrix

The most commonly asked question of any triathlon coach is ‘How do I get faster?’ Pretty simple question but there is no simple answer, unfortunately. My typical reply is “How much time do you have to train? And what are your strengths and weaknesses?” These two factors will determine how the training should be structured….

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 68 – Considerations for Off-Season Training

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Should you train through your off-season? Should you shift toward another sport? What about recovery time? In this week’s tip, Coach Simon shares his thoughts on what you should focus…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 67 – Pros of a Power Meter

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Coach Dave explains the advantages of a Power Meter … it’s real time data! If you like our videos please share them!

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 66 – Check Your Gear

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. It’s hard to hear when an athlete shares that after their race, they realized that their tire was rubbing on their brakes, or that a screw from their sunglasses arm…

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Weak and Lightheaded – It’s Not Always Dehydration

Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in the recent inaugural Boulder Ironman. I am happy to report that I personally did not have to race in the Ironman, and I feel great. However, my adventure as one of the medical directors treating athletes in the medical tent was a spectacle of its own. So,…

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Athlete of the Month, August 2014 – Brian Lambert

Brian came to D3 last summer looking for some help with 70.3 Augusta and then Ironman AZ. Coach Mike could tell he was motivated and excited to be living in Boulder, and while Brian had his own ideas about training, Coach Mike could tell almost immediately there would be a few things he could fix…

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Finding Your Mid-Season Motivation

In the middle of August some triathletes fall into a bit of a pit: A. It’s been a long season — they are physically tired. B. There are still races on the schedule — they are trying to build up for competition. C. And they have been training hard for many months — they may…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 65 – Transitions (the Best of!)

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Coaches Mike Ricci, Dave Sheanin and mental skills specialist Will Murray bring you a collection of 4 one minute video tips about transitions in this week’s Triathlon Minute. Look for…

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 64 – Simple Run Tip Translates to Power

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. Coach Jim Hallberg shares simple adjustments you can make to your run form that will yield efficiency, speed and improved endurance! If you like our videos please share them!

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 63 – Running Shoe Rotation Formula

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn’t know. In this week’s tip, Coach Mike Ricci offers a strategy to keep you injury free while running, and it involves three pairs of running shoes. If you like our videos…

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