The University of Colorado, Boulder has proven itself to be a collegiate triathlon powerhouse. CU just won their fourth consecutive national championship; their 15th overall title. At the helm of this seemingly unbeatable team is head coach Mike Ricci. TrainingPeaks caught up with Mike at USAT Nationals in April to pick his brain for the recipe to his “secret sauce”, and see what others can learn from the 2013 National Champions and their coach.
We all choose to train, workout or exercise for many different reasons. Some of the most common reasons individuals choose to lead a healthy lifestyle are to change their body composition, get leaner, lose weight, look better and perform better.
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As the weather warms up and you start moving from the treadmill and trainer to the trail and road, your thoughts are likely turning to your racing calendar. Actually, you’ve probably already got your first few early season races under your belt. But did you really do all your “homework” in the base period to set yourself up for success? Take our pop quiz and find out...
This is is the first in a series of articles featuring some of the most popular Ironman races for age groupers. Based on TrainingPeaks race data from age groupers, and the expertise of some of the best coaches in the industry, we’ll present advice specific to each race on how to prepare in the crucial weeks prior to the race, as well as execute the perfect race day plan.