Ask the Experts: What Do I Do If I Miss A Workout?

There will come a point in time when the inevitable occurs and you…miss a workout. Fear not, your fitness is not lost forever and this is no time to panic train.  First things first, take a step back and assess the reasons why you missed your workout. Your why will lead to a more informed...

Ask the Experts: Triathlon Transitions Perfected

A triathlon consists of four disciplines: swim, bike, run, and transitions. Most often, we only spend time training on three of those disciplines. You train hours on end meticulously fine-tuning our cardiovascular engines to produce the results we desire. What about your transitions? Perhaps you have never given much thought to this discipline because...

How To: ELEMNT RIVAL Touchless Transition

              There have been many options for multisport watches that have surfaced throughout the years. Most of these watches offer what you’d expect: a lap timer for the swim, a computer for the bike, and a GPS unit for the run. When combined, these features seem to compile...

Ask the Experts: What to Eat During an Ironman Race

Words by Alana Levin of Thomas Endurance Coaching To arrive prepared for the start of an iron-distance race takes commitment and sacrifice. It takes hours of training, early morning workouts, and time away from friends and family to dedicate yourself to the sport. Despite the time spent training many athletes struggle with their fuelling...

Ask the Experts: Ironman Training How-To

Words by Alana Levin, Thomas Endurance Coaching For many triathletes, the Ironman distance is the ultimate goal. The allure of the distance, and the sheer physical endurance needed to undertake such an event, capture the imagination of so many athletes. For those athletes that find themselves drawn to full iron-distance races, it comes as...

Building a Base: Step-by-Step

It is known that logging fall and winter miles can help build an athlete’s foundation come spring and summertime racing. The ability to string together consistent weeks of training can help to not only increase endurance, strength, and stamina but also aid in injury prevention. While spring and summer season sessions will focus on...

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