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Swiss athletes storm the Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships

by ITU Media/ images by Petko Beier Showing once again that racing at home makes a difference, Swiss duathletes dominated the 2019 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships, with a complete podium sweep in the Women’s Elite race, and with a man taking also...
Posted On Sep 11 2019
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Training – Getting the Job Done

By Alun “Woody” Woodward, coach,  Triathlon training is very demanding on our time and even the best plan will create time issues when we have so many other at times uncontrollable issues to deal with such as family, jobs and general life! I have talked before about...
Posted On Sep 09 2019
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Increase your chances at a Kona slot

Every year a few weeks ahead of Kona all triathletes start to get excited about the big show, wondering if one day they could be a part of the Ironman World Championships as a competitor themselves. Having done the race when I was a professional triathlete and having worked with...
Posted On Sep 06 2019
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Training Article: “ALL OUT” means “ALL OUT”

By Shem Leong, Triathlon Coach in Singapore,  “ALL OUT” means (slightly more) “ALL OUT” I recently had my eyes opened by Matt Fitzgerald’s article in Inside Triathlon- “You are a Quitter”. He references Marcora’s ground-breaking study that suggests that our decision to pull the...
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Training – Performing on Race Day

By ironguides.net ironguides  looks at some crucial elements of triathlon preparation that will ensure you get to enjoy your fitness in a goal race. – At the very heart of race season, we are looking to be in the best shape possible for our goal races; the training has been...
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5 Steps for a Faster Duathlon

By Ivan Vlasenko, triathlon coach at ironguides Duathlon (run-bike-run) is another great endurance sport similar to triathlon but instead of the swim start you have to run for the first leg. Older beginners usually start with duathlon as their first multisport discipline.  Some...
Posted On Aug 26 2019
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7 Tips for a Better Iron-Distance Taper

When triathletes reach the taper period of their training plan, their eyes light up as finally, the days of long and hard workouts are behind them.   But ask any triathlete about their plan, most of them will have that deer caught in the headlights look. Am I resting enough?  Or...
Posted On Aug 23 2019