Coach Mel

This section will contain advice on training and specific workouts to try.  Advice on swim, bike and run are included as well as more triathlon specific brick training and ideas on nutrition.

2017 December Swim Run Camp

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_posts_slider count=”3″ interval=”3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On December 16-17th, MelRad Racing is hosting a swim and run camp in Victoria, BC.  You might be thinking: “Why the heck would I want to go train hard RIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS?” or “I’m not interested in training before Christmas.”  Those are fair comments and I get that it is hard to do

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skipping rope for triathlon training

Plyometrics for triathlon training

Plyometrics for triathlon training Whether you race cross triathlon or Ironman, you should be using plyometrics for triathlon training.  A beginner to advanced triathlon training program should include some plyometrics to improve form, economy, and durability, and a functional strength program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7xTJqbaMwY Plyometrics for triathlon training benefits include: Greater durability/injury resistance Eccentric overloading helps with

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