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Planning Training

Understanding and Making the Commitment to be Consistent

This is a great time of year to reflect on understanding what a commitment to qualifying for a world championship really entails.


Consistent High Performance Racing

How do I race so much, race that well and not end up divorced and destitute? I use my favorite word: no.


Your Real Off Season

It’s the off season. What does this mean, exactly? It’s different for every athlete.

Course Profiles & Race Recon Half Iron

Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs Lake

Our course profile for Ironman Buffalo Springs Lake 70.3 in Lubbock, Texas.


The System

After watching thousands of triathlons and literally hundreds of ironmans over the years from every different perspective there is one thing that has always stood out to me.


Training Zones Summary

This article provides a good starting point for the basic physiological reasons behind the use of different levels of training intensity.


How Fast Feels

While you might not know Kona-specific race pace, I’m going to share how fast feels.


Kona Benchmarks

I want to bring some of those numbers down to a rubber meets the road perspective so that we can begin to answer the most basic of questions.


Power-Based Race Simulations

I thought that I’d share how I build a power-based race simulation rides for ironman. It’s not particularly complex (at least to me).


Specific Preparation: Part 2

The main difference between training to qualify and training to compete is the workload of the key days and the spacing of the key workouts.