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Deciphering Research-Based Training Articles

After 6 years of pouring over evidence-based research articles during the development of our triathlon coach certification, I learned three primary things: Many areas of endurance sports training are inconclusive and require more research Most …

How Triathletes Should Measure Intensity For the Best Performances

ASSESSING PACE AND INTENSITY There are A TON of metrics used to assess intensity and pace in endurance sports – heart rate (HR), rate of perceived exertion (RPE), lactate threshold (LT), revolutions per minute (RPM), …

Calf Flexibility Influences Power Output During Cycling

Flexibility in the endurance sports world is typically viewed as a way to prevent injury and correct biomechanics inefficiencies. In cycling, flexibility of the calf and more specifically the soleus muscle, has a large impact …