Training

How endurance athletes train, when they train, and the intensity and duration of that training all affect the gains and adaptations they see.

Proper interval execution is essential to see the expected progress. How you analyze and interpret all that data is equally valuable. Of course, training needs to be planned so it fits into any given season, race schedule, and lifestyle. Off the bike, the importance of strength and conditioning is often neglected.

This is training. This process is what athletes live for.

Need more help with your training? Talk with our coaches.

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3 workouts to polarize your training

Three Rides to Polarize Your Training

To truly polarize your training, you need to focus your training in two key zones. Coach Trevor Connor explains how this works for the sport of cycling, but the physiology applies to all endurance sports.
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The Science Behind Polarized Training 

Polarized training is a case where science hustled to catch up with real-world results. Coach Trevor Connor explains how sport science misunderstood the physiology and inadvertently shifted the focus toward high-intensity training.
Emma-Kate Lidbury wins Ironman 70.3 Kansas in 2013

How to Succeed Racing Ironman 70.3

Triathlon can be a demanding sport—so how can you set yourself up for success? We asked former pro triathlete and six-time Ironman 70.3 champion Emma-Kate Lidbury to share her top tips.
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Workout of the Month: Sprints

Trevor Connor and Rob Pickels run through one of their favorite sprint workouts, and share some helpful tips and tricks.

How to Heat Train

World-leading environmental physiologist Dr. Stephen Cheung shows how to practice heat training in your own home and how to incorporate it into your annual training schedule.
Sports Psychology for Cyclists Pathway from Fast Talk Laboratories

Sport Psychology Pathway

All athletes reach a point where progress depends more on the skills they can build between their ears, more than the strength of their legs or lungs. The very best athletes are as strong mentally as they are physically. Grant Holicky, Dr. Stephen Cheung, Dr. Simon Marshall, Lesley Paterson, Julie Emmerman, and Julie Young help us explore these critical and often overlooked mental skills.