One of the main cycling qualities you want to build for long course triathlon and XTERRA racing is strength endurance. This specific type of endurance is the ability to maintain tension in the muscle for long periods of time. It is key to fatigue resistance and being able to exert force continuously. Low cadence riding […]
Choosing a coach Choosing a triathlon coach is a process similar to a job interview. Finding the right triathlon coach is an important first step in working toward your goals. If an athlete and a coach are well matched, it is certain that athlete can go on to reach potential. However, even the greatest athletes and coaches can be
RBC Granfondo Whistler event was last weekend. This was my first experience racing the women’s 122km Giro racing event and it was amazing! The RBC Whistler Granfondo is a 122 km ride from Stanley Park in Vancouver to Whistler Village. The event started as a community ride and has evolved to include more than 4000
Looking for help reaching your goals? Whether you are racing Ironman, XTERRA, Cross Triathlon, Mountain biking, Grandfondo, or cycle touring…. MelRad Racing Multisport Coaching is the right program for you!! Mel’s RAD RACING TEAM was born in 2008 and continues today as a personalized training service for athletes pursuing goals in triathlon and cycling. Interested?
Practicing Hydration and Nutrition During Indoor sessions – an article which was featured at www.triathlonmagazine.ca Indoor training sessions designed to practice race-day triathlon nutrition are a great way to help athletes prepare to execute their plan in races – but in easier, more controlled conditions. The objective of these sessions is to get training benefit from appropriate pacing and
Last weekend I raced my first mountain bike race in three years. I joined the fun at the first Canada Cup National XC Series race ever hosted in Victoria. Channeling Paola Pezzo old-school style by forgetting to zip my jersey up – Braison Images photo