D3 Multisport Strength Training Plan for Triathletes

Pre-Strength Training Notes A. Warm-up: First warm up with 5 to 10 min on a spin bike or treadmill, then do the 3 warm-up exercises. This combination should give you a general warm-up. THEN, you MAY need one or two…

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Running with Power: A Primer

Power meters on bicycles have long been the gold standard for measuring performance progression.  In recent years, bike power meters have become more and more affordable, putting them within reach of most triathletes who are serious about measuring and tracking…

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HOW TO CONNECT EVERYTHING TO TRAININGPEAKS

How to Connect Everything to TrainingPeaks New to TrainingPeaks? Wondering how to get your watch and other training apps to magically communicate with your schedule, because if you work out and don’t have data – did it really even happen???…

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ZWIFT / TRAINERROAD PRIMER

Zwift / TrainerRoad PrimerDid you just get a smart trainer?* Are you excited to check out the wonderful world of indoor training apps, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. *Don’t have a smart trainer?…

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DECIPHERING TRAINING PEAKS DATA

Deciphering TrainingPeaks DataFor Premium account holders, Training Peaks provides an incredible amount of data on your workouts and training trends – an almost (or actually) overwhelming amount. Rest assured, I am paying attention to this so you don’t have to!…

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D3 TRAINING TERMINOLOGY

Terms, abbreviations and drills that you need to know:WU: Warm upCD: Cool down‘ = minutes“ = secondsMS = Main SetRPE = rate of perceived exertionRI = rest interval MOP = Middle of the Pack FOP = Front of the PackCore 1-6 (use…

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DETERMINING HEART RATE AND POWER ZONES AND HOW TO SET YOUR TRAINING ZONES IN TRAINING PEAKS

This article is essential to get started in triathlon training. We will explain how to determine swim paces in the pool, heart rate zones on the bike and run, as well establish power zones on the bike. In addition, we’ll…

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POWER TRAINING BASICS AND TERMINOLOGY

Before we get into how to use a power meter, let’s talk about how to establish a baseline Functional Threshold Power (FTP). Establishing an FTP: According to the ‘Racing and Training with Power’ by Coggan and Allen, a 20 minute…

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