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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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“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…

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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

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RACING IRONMAN WITH A POWER METER

Now that the big day has arrived, you’ll want to pretty much stick to EXACTLY what you have been doing in training. That means not exceeding pre-determined limits on the hills and keeping your watts within a certain range. Along…

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