There’s no doubt about it, singing a song in your head during a long, solo swim can turn a boring workout into an outright party. But did you know the same workout tip can be applied to the bike during cadence drills?
A classic triathlete mistake is to grind through big gears on the bike in lieu of a high cadence. But in actuality, employing a consistent, moderately fast RPM strategy will save you energy on the bike while helping you ride faster.
One way to practice a high cadence is to pedal to a beat or song to keep your legs spinning, which could mean you need to brush up on your high beat pop music. Better to leave the slow songs for recovery.
Check out this video to learn more about optimal RPMs, measuring your cadence, and when to switch from high to low gears. Then put it all together at an ITU World Triathlon Series race like in Auckland, which combines hills and flat spaces that are perfect for testing your new spin skills.
Improving your core strength is just a small way to vastly increase your capacity to crush the bike course. Check out this training tip video to learn how to decrease your energy output while increasing your speed.
Creating your optimal race plan takes time and practice. Check out this video for tips on conserving energy on the bike while maintaining an optimal velocity with drills to perfect your cornering and bike control.
In our last transition tip video, we take a look at all the variable components of the transition area. Take a look at this video to to help you get off your bike and onto the run faster than ever.
Did you know your line of vision is an important factor in the transition area? Get more transition tips in this week´s transition coordination video.
Today, we take a look at one of the most important and often overlooked area of triathlons that can drastically help you cut down time with a few small adjustments - the transition areas.
In this essential triathlon training video, we take a look at practicing some techniques to improve your stroke and kick for a fast and furious swim.
After learning how to stabilize your core in last week’s video tips, it’s time to improve your coordination in the water. Put your new core power to use with these swim rhythm tips.
Training tips for 2013 are back. This week, watch this video to learn how to improve your core, which is fundamental to improving swim times.
Safety is the utmost important factor when training and racing a triathlon. In this week’s training tip video, we bring you some essential tips to practice that will help keep you safe on the swim.