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Triathlon Bike Ride Training by David Henkel and Speed Sherpa

Breaking into the Triathlon Scene: The Fundamentals of Training

Written by David Henkel, head coach at Speed Sherpa. Whether you are a runner, swimmer, or cyclist looking to become a multisport athlete, or a newcomer to the race scene altogether, here are the basics you need to know about how to start training for a triathlon: Set the Right Goals Check This Special Offer …

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Preparing for Triathlon Season: Let’s Get Physical

When it’s 10 degrees and snowing outside, triathlon season may feel far away, but now is the time to start thinking about races. The first thing to do before you even start physically preparing for triathlon season is to schedule your annual race plan. If you’re doing more than one race, planning your season will help you prioritize …

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Triathletes begin the swimming portion in the Ironman triathlon in Marina D'Or Spain

5 Tips to Finishing a Triathlon? Not Money, Education, Gear

Endurance training and mental fever aren’t the only tips to finishing a triathlon. Sure triathletes average 18-30 hours per week of training, including swimming a recommended seven miles per week, biking 225 miles and running 48 miles. And yes, Ironman athletes train for an average seven months to participate in the 2.4 mile swim, 112-mile bike …

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What I Learned Training for Ironman 70.3

Editor’s Note: A blog series on the journey from short distance triathlon to Ironman 70.3 This is a short introduction article in a series on triathlon training and competition.  My purpose is to share some of the key topics in the sport of triathlon from starting out in the sport, keys to training, and competition. The topics that are outlined …

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Active Release Techniques and Chiropractic

Perfect Synergy for Diagnosing and Resolving Muscle and Joint Pain Syndromes This is the second article in a series of articles on a new paradigm in dealing with musculoskeletal injuries.  Read the first article here. In the series I will detail the secret to resolving muscle and joint pain syndromes.  What makes a “sports chiropractor” …

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