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Entries in Off-Season (22)

Wednesday
Nov202013

Year-Round Strength Training for Triathletes, Part 1: The Off-Season

A year-round strength training program is a key component to becoming a well-rounded, injury-free and successful triathlete. The best way to organize a year-round strength training protocol is to break it up into phases, similar to how you break up your triathlon training according to periodization.

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Thursday
Dec202012

How To Build Power In Your Triathlon Off-Season

Are you participating in a Triathlon in 2013? Strength training is some of the best training you can do to increase your performance. The off season is the ideal time of year to increase your power though strength training. Are you ready to get faster?  

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Tuesday
Dec182012

Champions are Made in the Off Season - Part 3

6x Ironman World Champion Dave Scott is rolling out a 4-part video series titled "Champions are Made in the Off Season". Part 3 of this series will cover getting rid of the niggles. Treating your long term nagging injurys and preventing them from coming back during the season should be an off-season priority.

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Friday
Dec142012

Champions are Made in the Off Season - Part 2

6x Ironman World Champion Dave Scott is rolling out a 4-part video series titled "Champions are Made in the Off Season". Part 2 of this series will cover collecting your thoughts on the past season, and using this information to determine what you want of the upcoming season.

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Friday
Nov302012

How Much Down Time is Too Much: The Concept of Detraining

What happens to your fitness over the course of an extended break from training? How long does it take for the process of detraining to begin?

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