26 March

Develop strength for (Ironman) Triathlons with hill running

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Running the marathon in an Ironman is more about strength than speed.  During my pre-season training my transitions run aren’t “fancy” (only zone 2!!) and only serve the purpose to go through the emotions having to run off after a long bike ride and to maintain proper running form (tall, turnover, proper foot-placement, forward lean, […]

14 February

Kelsey Withrow’s blog: 10 day pre-season Triathlon training camp in Tucson

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Immediately following my 4 day bike team camp I drove the seven hours to Tucson, Arizona for an eleven day training camp with my coach Torsten Abel (http://torstentri.com/). I was super excited and anxious to finally get to train with him one on one as that was the first time I have worked with him […]

29 January

Triathlon & running training: progression run

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After the initial transition phase (2 to 3 week) of mostly easy (aerobic) steady running my athletes advance to 1x aerobic builder per week. The aerobic builder is a great way to introduce my athlete gently to some faster running. Beside logging steady aerobic runs (incl.strides/accelerations, 30s-30s…) during the base training phase I believe that […]

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