August Coaches Mailbag
Speed is Irrelevant
How do I learn to swim on an interval set? Learning to swim intervals is an important step to making your swim workouts more effective. Instead of simply swimming a certain yardage or time with no breaks, using intervals can help you improve faster with less monotony. The first step to learning to swim intervals […]
Is your habit benefiting you?
Blasphemy!!!! I can here you responding to me right now. But let me say it a different way. I don’t care how fast you go on the bike. That really isn’t the point. Ponder this… One of the most common comments I hear from clients is they were going XX mph on their training ride. […]
Coaching FAQ: I seem to only have one speed
Some of us are creatures of habit. Some of the best in the world are so habitual that they can be found on the same roads at the same time each week. Rumors are that you can set your watch by Chrissie Wellington’s training because it is so routine (at least location wise). I, for […]
Part of the journey of moving from a beginner triathlete to an intermediate triathlete is learning pacing. Frequently we here our athletes say they only have one speed, so when we give them a tempo or speed session, they just head out and get the miles in. Not faster, not slower, just at their speed. […]