Ironman Triathlon — strength training for triathletes RSS

The BEST thing a triathlete can do in their off season

For a triathlete what’s one of the best things you can be doing in the off season? If I were to rate my top 3 it would be:1. Strength training2. Rest & Relaxation3. Skill development Being what I consider to be the number one, let us talk a little about strength training and how you can periodise it through your training year. One of the biggest challenges for a triathlete trying to incorporate strength training into their routine is that it’s another layer of stress and fatigue that if not programmed correctly can have a negative impact on your swim, bike and run. For example, if you go full nuts in the gym on squat day, there’s no way you...

Continue reading