THE OFF-SEASON IS ENDING, NOW WHAT?

This is your alarm clock, the off-season is ending!   From Thanksgiving through the New Year, many of us are in the “off-season” and with that comes a license to eat, drink and not train as much.  While I am a…

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10 TIPS FOR EFFICIENT TRAINING

We want to do it all, and we want to do it well.  But finding time to fit everything into a day including a productive training regimen can generate some unnecessary stress but with these 10 tips, you will not…

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BENEFITS OF POST-RACE AND POST-SEASON ANALYSIS

One way to get the same results, race in and race out, season in and season out, is to continue doing the same thing.   While this may be great if you have the perfect race every time, more often than…

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Advice on Constructing a Yearly Racing Calendar

When the snow shovel comes out of the shed and fines its winter home on the hook next to the front door, it can mean only one thing “it’s the off-season.” For many of us, it’s time to recharge and…

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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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Technique Camp – October 2018

TIME TO TRAIN SMARTER! Who:  This technique clinic is for Team D3 athletes who are 1-to-1 coached or using one of our custom or pre-built training plans.  What:  During this Technique Camp, the D3 coaches will work with each athlete to…

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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 109 – 3 RUN ACTIVATIONS

Activating your muscles prior to a run is an important step toward having a smooth, strong run.  Coach Mike demonstrates three of his favorites in this Triathlon Minute video tip.

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Triathlon Minute, Episode 107, Fire Up Your Motivation

If you are struggling with motivation to get out the door and get your workout done, Coach Alison has 3 tricks that will help you switch gears to get it done!  Watch the Triathlon Minute.

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 86, Goal Setting for the New Season

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. Big picture goals need process oriented goals. Coach Brad Seng explains what this means in…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 84, Layering for Winter Running

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.   Colorado saw a beautiful, but cold snow fall this week. When it’s this cold,…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 115, Swim Drill – The Windmill

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. Winter training ‚Äì it‚Äôs ok to go out and have some fun! Coach Jim shares…

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The Triathlon Minute, Episode 59, Winter Cross Training – Mix it Up

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. Sometimes the obvious is just what you need to hear. This week, Coach AJ brings…

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Triathlon Training Sport Rotation – Breaking the 10% Rule

FROM THE MAILBAG: Question: ‚ÄúI have, in my schedule over the next year, to do a full marathon on December 10th, with a half mary in late November (as a training run), and IMAZ on April 15th, 2007. It‚Äôs a…

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Triathlon Training in the Off Season

A time to look back and plan ahead Now that the triathlon season is over for us, it‚Äôs time to reflect on what you achieved this year. Did we meet all our goals? Did you improve that butterfly stroke, like…

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