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 running and agility
- Improves speed without training sprint work
- Improves running form and economy (decreases ground contact time)