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Ironman Race Tips, Periodization, Tapering, Training, Triathlon, triathlon coach -

The Tapering Phase is extremely risky for Triathletes.

This article digs into our top 5 tips to ensure that all of your hard work pays off, and you make it to the startline, and maximize your race! 

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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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Elite Triathletes, Ironman, Triathlon -

How I like to explain a clients progression journey through the sport of Triathlon is like crossing a bridge.  At the start the bridge is wide, there is a low chance of falling off or falling down. Otherwise put; when a person first starts off in the sport of Triathlon there is a lot of easy wins and potential to get fast improvements. For at least 2-3 years simply by following a structured training program, working on glaring weaknesses and being consistent, will ensure that athlete improves. Because of the relatively low training volumes, a beginner can recover easily between...

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