Racing During Triathlon Base Training

Last month I talked about the ‚ÄúMyth of LSD‚Äù and how base training was essentially your chance to set yourself up to have a good race season while improving your aerobic fitness. Now that you are into your base season,…

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After Base Training What do I do?

Spring time means the smell of newly blooming flowers, crisp fresh spring air and dormant grasses turning green. For most of us it means time to get outside see what all that base training did for you this winter. One…

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The Trouble with Relying on Heart Rate Monitors

Heart monitors were one of the best tools to be made available to the public in the mid 1980‚Ä≤s . The average Joe was able to afford a ‚Äòcoach‚Äô and have their ‚Äòcoach‚Äô with them at all times. If you…

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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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Zone 1 and Zone 2 Heart Rate Training, Explained

Heart rate training can be confusing due to the many different types of the terminology used and the many opinions on how we determine what our threshold zone is. Additionally, there are many different charts that give us a variety…

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Being in the Zone

A Refresher on Training Zones  Reading through all the different methodology regarding heart rate training can be confusing. This article is a refresher on heart rate training and training zones. I have dedicated some time to understanding all the different…

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The Myth of Long Slow Distance (LSD)

Most of us have heard the acronym ‚ÄòLSD‚Äô and we know that it stands for ?Long Slow Distance?. I decided to write this article about LSD to debunk a few myths. I don‚Äôt think of ‚ÄòLong Slow Distance‚Äô as being…

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The Ideal Heart Rate for Ironman Training

One question our coaches are frequently asked is, ‚ÄúWhat is the ideal HR zone for the Bike & and Run portion of a full IM?‚Äù Even for someone just hoping to finish an Iron distance event this is an important…

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Beginner Run Intervals

“The definition of an interval is the space between two events or a pause, or break in activity; according to the Google definition. Most of us think of intervals as the super hard effort to get faster, whether it be…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 12, How to Use a Heart Rate Monitor

D3 Mulitsport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute” Please check out our 1 minute videos each Friday – give us feedback and let us know what type if information you are interested in learning about. Invest…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 1, Determining Lactate Threshold

D3 Multisport is proud to release the video series, “The Triathlon Minute”. Invest 1 minute each Friday and I promise you’ll learn something you didn’t know. Please follow us on twitter: D3_Multisport and / or facebook.com/d3multisport. If you like our…

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