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Elite Triathletes, ITU World Champs, Tri Edge Radio, Triathlon -

This weeks episode 17, we have a fascinating interview with Kris Gemmell current General Manager of the International Triathlon Union specifically overseeing the World Triathlon Series from the International Federation office in Madrid. ITU is the governing body of the 'World Triathlon Series' (WTS) internationally and delivers Triathlon events in partnership with our National Federations and Local delivery partners. Kris has been a World Class athlete in his own right over the last decade and now has taken this step into the administrative role. This is a great conversation with some hidden gems digging into Kris's thoughts on the state...

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Ironman, Periodization, Training, Triathlon -

As we are half way through the Asia racing season it is important to have a think about the plans for the back half of 2018 and to lay the plans to enable you to have the best chance of success possible. Here are the three key factors to planning a successful Ironman, Triathlon, Marathon or sports buildup. Races too far apart or awkwardly spaced We often run into this problem with our athletes who are racing half Ironman (70.3) or Challange events. Logically they want to give themselves 6-8 weeks between each race however this time period is difficult...

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Triathlon -

What will make a triathletes career or simply take them to the next level is when they address their biggest weakness and own it. Just like Superman, every triathlete will have their kryptonite. For some it may be a glaring weakness in one discipline, for others, it may all be mental. It may be nuanced and hard to find, such as someone who has no clear weakness, but too much confidence, or simply an athlete that struggles with managing their weight - either over or under. The key to making the biggest breakthroughs in the sport of triathlon is in...

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Triathlon, triathlon coach -

Author Scott Larsen, Tri Edge CoachAt the start of every seasons our dreams are taking shape, goals are being set, races are being entered already (in some cases) and the desire to achieve our best occupies our thoughts. How do I improve? What can I do to change bad habits? What distance suits me best? How can I fit all my training around my family and work commitments? For Triathletes, each New Season can be an exciting time, and these ambitions can be aided by the support of a good coach. In Singapore, you wont have access to coaches that...

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Tapering, Triathlon -

Over the last two weeks, many members of the Tri Edge squad have been on a taper leading into key events this year.  For many this is the first tapering experience and it can be one of the toughest phases to go through due to the range of physical and emotional turmoil the body experiences through this phase.Some things you may experience when coming off a serious buildup are: Being consistently tired Feeling sluggish in training sessions Increased appetite Being lethargic, or an inability to concentrate well (highly risky for road riding and walking in the dark!) General emotions of...

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