He might not have been a triathlete, but the great boxing champion Muhammad Ali’s words to “float like a butterfly” are no less true for triathletes. While elite athletes appear to float across the running paths and tracks, amateur runners often stop their momentum by striking the ground with the heel of the foot first.
Soft, swift strides with the midfoot connecting ground under your center of gravity will give you a fast rhythm on the run. Watch this week’s video for more tips on gliding over the ground, foot position and maximum muscle output.
If we have said it before, we’ll say it again. A strong core is key to having a strong triathlon. It’s also important for preventing and staving off old injuries, especially on the run.
This week, we transition from the bike to the run in the last chapter of the Essential Triathlon Training Tips. This week's video is loaded with helpful tips on remaining injury free and staying safe while running.
An often overlooked area of preparation for triathlons is mastering bike mechanics. Watch this week's essential triathlon training tips for help getting the perfect pedal stroke and best bike position.
In this week's video tip of the week, we explore the relationship between music, high cadence and stellar bike speeds. Check out this video to learn about optimal RPMs and measuring your cadence.
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.