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Periodization, Recovery, Triathlon -

Training makes you worse and Recovery (or proper rest) makes you better.  The whole time we are training we are putting the body into a state of overreaching (vs. overtraining) and this forces the body into an adaptation phase that only manifests properly when we rest. A proper training plan, appropriate to the individual athlete and a feedback loop with a good coach will also enhance this process. Here are some general principals:   1. Periodization specific to recovery There are 3 phases that are critical to periodization when it comes to achieving optimal recovery.    Firstly is the macrocycle: This is...

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