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Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills

Off-road Triathlon Technical Skills (Previously published in the print edition of  Triathlon Magazine Canada) Working on technical skills is important if mixing some off road triathlon in an otherwise paved season is in your race plans  Off road racing technical skills are important as the course is a challenge in itself.  Once you have the technical […]

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. Plyometrics for triathlon training benefits include: Greater durability/injury resistance Eccentric overloading helps with downhill […]

Video to explain using swim cords

How To Use Swim Cords To Get More Out Of Your Swim Training

I made the following video describing how to incorporate stretch cords into your swim routine.  Many professional triathletes use swim cords as part of their warm up on race day.  This is only one of three ways the cords are beneficial and I outline in the video below how to use swim cords for triathlon […]