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1 Key Tip for a Successful Athlete-Coach Partnership
When you are paying for coaching, you want to make certain you are maximizing your coach’s knowledge. But to get that value and to create the foundation for a strong athlete-coach partnership, you need to pitch in. We asked Coach…
3 KONA COURSE TIPS FROM 13X IMWC FINISHER
Having expert advice from a 13-time Ironman World Champion finisher is invaluable as you prepare for your own race. His approach to racing this course every year is strategic and calculated. Heed his advice on these three-pointers and you might…
Triathlon Minute, Episode 111 – 2 Tips to Control Your Breathing on Race Day
Learning to control your breath during a race is critical to your performance as well as your overall enjoyment. Coach Alison has a tip for each the swim and run to help you bring your breath under control which will…
Triathlon Minute, Episode 110 – Transition Bag Must Haves
Do you have these in your transition bag? Seasoned racer Coach Julie Dunkle includes these in her transition bag.
3 Lessons I learned Watching the 2018 Winter Olympics
I really love watching the Olympics, I look past the politics and look at the essence of the sport and the sportsmanship. I look at what has allowed these amazing athletes to become so successful and what we can take…
Spring Cleaning for Triathletes
Spring is a time of renewal, cleaning, and for many athletes, the start of race season. As you enter the race prep phase of your training, it’s never too early to start organizing your gear and make sure everything is…
The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 106, Study the Course Conditions of Your Race
How prepared are you for race day? Did you study the weather elements for the course you’ll be racing and look for opportunities to simulate those during training? Coach AJ explains in this Triathlon Minute video tip.
Guide to Racing the Ironman World Championship Race in Kona
D3 Coach Simon Butterworth will be racing in the Ironman World Championships in Kona Hawaii for his 13th, YES THIRTEEN, times! He has seen a number of race conditions to give him a solid perspective about how best to prepare for everything…
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
Looking for Redemption?
As we approach fall, many triathletes have completed their “A” races for the season – or at least the first of them. Maybe you had a great day and are working to identify those minor tweaks to make your next…
Don’t Doubt That You Belong
You look around and see all these superior athletes surrounding you. At the pool, you notice ripped swimmers as they saunter across the deck, slip into the water and motor back and forth at speeds such that you can’t imagine…
Ironman Boulder 70.3 Course Strategy
Get ready for some key intel from Coach AJ Johnson for the IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder course. It’s time to strategize. Pay attention because he even suggests some key spots on the bike course where you can fuel up!
Triathlon Minute, Episode 99 – Pre Race Warm Up When You Cannot Get In the Water
How do you swim warm up before a race when you cannot get in the water? It’s a dilemma Coach Julie is prepared for and her tip will get you ready if you find yourself in this situation.
The D3 Triathlon Minute, Episode 104, Never Give Up
In this week’s D3 Triathlon Minute, Coach Mike talks about digging deep in a race and how to never give up.
The Triathlon Minute, Episode 78, Race Simulations
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. Long course racing needs ‚ÄòBig Day Training‚Äô. In fact, up to 80% of your race…