Triathlon Minute, Episode 100 – Training Variability

Get clear on how best to use Zone 1, 2, 3 & 4 for training variability from Coach Jim Hallberg in this week’s Triathlon Minute training tip video.

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A Case for Zone 1

Zone 1 is commonly known as the recovery zone. We don’t think of it as a “training zone” like the rest of them. Usually zone 1 is described as “extremely easy”, “embarrassingly easy”, “gentle”, and “slow”. It’s basically one step…

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When the Going Gets Tough

QUESTION FROM ATHLETE:I’ve noticed lately—with the exception of track work, which I’ve been rattling off just fine and have been happy with my performance—that longer runs feel like a slog.  It isn’t an issue of being unable to get HR…

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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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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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