Coaching FAQ: How to prepare for a training plan

There are two ways that people get into triathlons: jump in and do a race on a whim with a few short weeks of training, or sign up for a race months and months away and then find a training plan. This pattern continues with time in the sport, as some races can be picked […]

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Female Triathletes and Femininity

It’s not easy being a female triathlete. For one thing, men seem to look great no matter how sweaty and dirty they are while women seem to turn into gargoyles the second that swim cap goes on. We turn back into girls only after our post-race shower and a change into clothes that make us […]

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July Coaches Mailbag

1. What is a compact crank and who should use them? A compact crank is a two chainring crankset that offers the gearing choices of a triple chainring with less weight and a tighter gearing ratios. In other words, it gives you more easy gears for climbing, just as a triple chainring would, without much […]

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