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THE COUNTERBALANCE TO USING ZWIFT
Not too long ago, I would hop on my bike trainer, my very expensive fluid trainer, and ride. I would watch Sports Center, or a movie, or reruns of Ironmans and Tour de France races. I would count down the…
Musings from a Data Geek: Two Things to Ignore, Two Things to Watch
I am a big time data geek. Not in a casual, “I like numbers” kind of way, it’s more of an, “I love physics” kind of way. So I definitely get into the data when I review my athletes’ training…
3 Workouts For Motivation in the “Off Season”
Most triathletes have a long season of training and racing and after the last big race, you hopefully took a nice break. I like my athletes to take 2-3 weeks of unstructured movement. No scheduled swim bike run in Training…
Triathlon Minute, Episode 108, Mix Up Your Bike Cadence
Are you a masher or a spinner? Coach Jim explains the importance of mixing up your bike cadence during training and how the different efforts will help improve your cycling.
“Secret” Bike Training: Commuting
In recent years, I’ve done a lot of commuting by bike. In general, I love being on the bike and riding to and from work provides a great preparation/decompression buffer between work and home. In the mornings, I think through…
The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 103, How do Start the Bike Leg
In this week’s D3 Triathlon Minute, Coach Julie shares her strategy on how you should start the bike leg in your next race
The Triathlon Minute, Episode 92, Winter Bike Trainer Workouts
D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. Two of Coach Mike‚Äôs favorite bike trainer workouts. Fast paced, get faster workouts! D3 coaches…
The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 75, Urinating on the Bike
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. If you hydrate properly during your race, chances are good you will need to go…
The Triathlon Minute, Episode 64, Winter Bike Training
D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. Yes, it‚Äôs important to rotate through sports and enjoy the off-season, but there is no…
Transitioning to Indoor Training
How to train inside and not lose your mind or motivation. While many athletes will grind out miles on the trainer and treadmill over the course of the winter, I like to take the opposite approach. Unless you really love…
The Triathlon Minute, Episode 37, Using a Power Meter in your Cycling Workouts
D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, ‚ÄúThe Triathlon Minute‚Äù. Invest 1 minute each Friday and you may learn something you didn‚Äôt know. What‚Äôs the beauty of a power meter? It‚Äôs purpose is in this week‚Äôs video tip…
What makes a Triathlon Bike a Triathlon Bike?
Learn from Coach AJ what makes a triathlon bike different from a road bike.
High RPM Spinning
Coach Mike demonstrates how to properly execute a high RPM spinning workout.
Single Leg Pedaling Drill
Coach Mike demonstrates ILT or Individual Leg Training, also known as Single Leg Drills.<
Cycling: Shifting and Gearing on a Triathlon Bike
Coach AJ explains how shifting and gearing work on a triathlon bike.