Preparation & Conditioning

Embrace the Seasons Of Training (Especially This One!) (Prep & Conditioning)

sian downhill MTB bike

This is a reflective time of year for me.  The leaves are changing and some of us are winding our seasons down while others are just starting the long buildup for achieving their goals in 2012.  I just finished Kona, …finish reading Embrace the Seasons Of Training (Especially This One!)

Don’t Call Low Heart Rate Training “Slow” Training!

cda running

2 blog posts ago I said I was finished brainwashing TriForcers about their Prep & Conditioning training.  I lied, but this is the last brainwashing post, I swear! (fingers crossed) Averaging 7:06 / mile at IMCdA at 154 bpm.  Training … finish reading Don’t Call Low Heart Rate Training “Slow” Training!

Preparation and Conditioning Brainwashing- Last Try!

sequoias run

This article is the final article in our Prep and Conditioning Trilogy.  More than any other period of training, the prep period requires the most brainwashing on my part to convince athletes to keep the heart rate low and to … finish reading Preparation and Conditioning Brainwashing- Last Try!

I’m Not Just the Coach of TriForce… I’m Also a Member!

sperling

From the Coach’s Training Log- My Prep Period Training To paraphrase Sy Sperling, I’m not just the coach of TriForce, I’m also a member.  That means I follow the same TriForce plans as the rest of the team.   I …finish reading I’m Not Just the Coach of TriForce… I’m Also a Member!

Embrace the Seasons Of Training (Especially This One!)

sian downhill MTB bike

This is a reflective time of year for me.  The leaves are changing and some of us are winding our seasons down while others are just starting the long buildup for achieving their goals in 2012.  I just finished Kona, …finish reading Embrace the Seasons Of Training (Especially This One!)

Determining Your Swim Zones

open water swim

This is the first in our series on figuring out your training zones.  We’ll start with your swim zones. CSS TEST INSTEAD OF 1000 TT: Instead of a 1000 yard swim TT (which people always seemed to skip), we test our …finish reading Determining Your Swim Zones

How To Set Your (Ballpark) Training Zones Without Testing

Gonna Take A Highway to the Temporary Zone!

It’s a good old fashioned dilemma.  I ask you to keep your heart rate in lower zone 2 for most of your workouts, but I don’t let you test your bike or run zones for 4 weeks since we don’t want … finish reading How To Set Your (Ballpark) Training Zones Without Testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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