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XTerra Series VII: Run fast off the bike

Triathlon is unique in that you not only complete three distinctly different activities, but also that, with the exception of the swim, your performance can be significantly altered by the prior activity. This means that simply being good in any of the three sports is by no means a guarantee that...
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XTerra Series VI: Want a faster MTB time? Get on the road!

Winter is now in full-swing, and already hammered many of us out there. However, despite the bad weather, you should already be making progress toward your major training objectives, with an eye on achieving a couple process goals – an actionable goal you actually have to complete to achieve your major goal. With the...
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XTerra Series V: Swim training sanity

In part IV of my XTerra series I discussed ways to decipher why your swim might be sub-par. In this follow-up article, I discuss how to simplify your swim training, as well as race strategies for overcoming a poor swim. Stop the swim insanity Here it is, my honest opinion: swim...
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XTerra Series IV: Solving your swim problems

Here are #swimtips for improving your #XTerratriathlon results. It has often been said that the triathlon is never won in the swim, but can surely be lost before you exit the water. It can also be argued that for off-road triathlon, dominated by technical single-track trails, the swim is far...
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XTerra Series III: Turning good form into better results

#ESPTIPCAST 76 #XTerratraining series 3 discusses how to improve your #runningform for #fasterrunning. @skratchlabs @sls3usa @gooutandplay In part 2 of my XTerra series, I discussed why we may indeed be built to run, but not necessarily born to run. The fact is humans are now so far removed to our...
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XTerra Series II: Your running form matters!

   Teaching at a small college has forced me to expand my knowledge base well beyond what expertise in physiology to include that of biomechanics. As I have come to realize, however, so much of performance relies technique or form. Whether it be your stroke technique in the water, or...
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