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Designing the Perfect Pre-Race Taper

Over the years I’ve seen many athletes not achieve their full potential in races because they failed to execute a proper pre-race taper. I’ve witnessed triathletes who have not backed off enough and have arrived at the event tired and flat; I’ve also seen those who have dialed back their training too much, and dulled [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|EAS, HOKA, Racing, Strength, Training, Training Articles|4 Comments

How often should a triathlete drink during the bike and run while racing an Ironman 70.3?

Recently I was asked: How often should a triathlete drink during the bike and run while racing an Ironman 70.3? This is a massive topic, but here are my 10 key points for optimal race day hydration: Don’t load up on fluid the day before the race (and this includes electrolyte drinks). Eat dinner prior to [...]

By | June 9th, 2015|Ask The Man, Bike, EAS, Nutrition, Racing, Run, Training Articles|Comments Off on How often should a triathlete drink during the bike and run while racing an Ironman 70.3?

Best Practices to Create Your Race Calendar

Now is the time to create your race calendar for the year and establish benchmarks for early season success. Watch this video to learn 3 best practices to incorporate into your race schedule strategy: 1) Mini build-ups 2) Prescribed race plans 3) Test marker races Race Calendar Strategy

By | February 9th, 2015|Articles, Four Seasons Hawaii, News, Racing, Training Articles, Videos, Vlogs|Comments Off on Best Practices to Create Your Race Calendar