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Finding the Right Triathlon Coach

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A coach is a valuable asset, in that they can help monitor your training, increase your fitness, and provide much needed support for the inevitable rough patches encountered along the way. Finding the right coach for you though, can be a daunting task. For starters, there are probably hundreds of potential coaches within a relatively small radius around wherever you live. Add in the coaches across the nation that use online training programs, and the number of coaches grows to an even larger, seemingly indeterminable number. Where to begin?

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Maintain Your Triathlon Training While On The Road

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Keeping up your fitness and training during travel can be difficult at times. Especially if you travel frequently for work or even during a week-long family vacation. While training at home, you have a routine, your training partners, gym, schedule and/or triathlon team. When you travel, it’s as if you’re confined to hotel gyms and don’t have any of your usual conveniences or resources. Personally, I find it frustrating and stressful when my normal training schedule is interrupted.

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Train Efficiently With Training Plan Building Blocks

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With the popularity of triathlon booming and races filling within minutes of opening for online registration, it’s not hard to plan your training year around your season goal.  

The reality of adults having spouses and kids and jobs is this- training takes a backseat due to time constraints and the commitments of life until the pressure of procrastination raises its ugly head and forces the competitor to train.

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Training Tips for the Off-Season: The Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Conditioning

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For many of us, the toughest time of the season is between October and March. As the weather gets worse, the races end, and the days get shorter motivation starts to wane and workouts tend to lack the focus and specificity that they do during the rest of the year.

Following is a list of tried and true tips and common mistakes made by athletes of all levels. Learning how to deal best with the off-season can not only keep your winter more interesting but actually make you faster, stronger, and more fit when the spring finally rolls around again!

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