It's important to take a break during the off-season and give yourself the mental and physical rest you need to recharge for the new racing year. However, you also need to maintain your fitness base so you can hit the ground running come spring. So how do you know how much you need to train during the winter to maintain your fitness? Kyle Wolfe, multisport coach of Finish Fast Cycling, shares his strategy.
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Do you have Kona within your sights? If so, do your training strategy and lifestyle have the right components to get you there? Check out the first installment of a three-part series from EnduranceCorner.com on how to train specifically over the coming months to qualify for Kona.
Check out Runner’s World’s winter maintenance plan, so you can stay fit during cold weather, and start your next training program feeling fresh, fit, and ready to target your next big racing goal. Also, check out more than 20 Runner’s World Plans on TrainingPeaks and get started today! Don’t let the cold keep you from your next PR!
Between the wind, the snow, the dark, and the chilly temperatures, winter can blow a flurry of new obstacles into your running routine. Here are some tips from Runner's World to help you plow through the season and keep your training on track:
Cold days keep athletes indoors and make training difficult. Beyond the physical stress, the mental challenge can be too much. In this article, Coach A.J. writes about alternative activities you can do to stay in shape and keep your sanity.
Winter is a time for rebuilding your base and gaining control over your post-holiday diet. Perhaps many of you have filled out your goals for the 2010 triathlon season. How many of you have had your blood tested post race season? Do you know which vitamins and minerals you are lacking? As part of the kick-off to 2010, have you been topping off your nutrient stores?