Thad Beaty, guitarist for the Grammy-winning country music group Sugarland, is on the journey of a lifetime towards the IRONMAN World Championship in Kona this October. Here's the first installment of the weekly video diary Thad is producing, documenting his training amidst work, travel and family obligations.
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This past Sunday, TrainingPeaks co-founder Dirk Friel headed out on what should have been a nice Sunday morning ride with his teammate, Joe. Things turned ugly when, on a stretch of road in Longmont, CO, an older driver in an SUV pulled up behind the two cyclists and began blaring his horn.
Swimming in a group can be stressful, chaotic, and energy intensive. Knowing how to draft can be one of your most beneficial skills in an open water swim, saving you time and energy. Endurance Films created a short video showing us the most efficient ways to draft - learn how to ease your stress and gain from the pack in your next race.
Just 10 days before his victory at the Eagleman 70.3, TrainingPeaks' Dirk Friel caught up with Craig Alexander during a training session in his garage in Boulder, Colorado. In this behind the scenes video, Crowie talks about his fitness and preparation for what was his first race after winning Ironman Melbourne 2 months prior.
In addition to training to improve aerobic capacity, one of the key aspects to athletic performance that is within your control is technique and form, as it affects efficiency. In the following video produced by our friends at Endurance Films, legendary running coach Bobby McGee shows you exactly how proper running mechanics will make you more efficient.