3 ways to use your Ironman bike better

When it comes to the Ironman Triathlon, the most time-consuming segment is, without a doubt, that of cycling. Besides, it’s not by chance that triathletes spend a lot of time on their microcycle. Yet, despite the demanding distance of the Ironman bike leg (112 mi/180,25 km), if you’ve had efficient cycling training, you can cover enough ground to achieve good performance in this race. This especially applies if you happen to lag behind in the other two legs; that is, swimming (2,4 mi/3.86 km), and running (26,22 mi/42,20 km).

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3 ways to use your Ironman bike better was last modified: July 26th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Synchronize your workouts with your Garmin watch

Hey coaches! These past few months have been a rollercoaster for us. You’ve all been great using ScienceTraining and coming back to us with loads of feedback. And, once more, you asked, we listened. We’ve been meaning to gradually give you the ability to synchronize your workouts with your Garmin watches — and other brands, as well. But, you guys really need this, now. So, we had to bring one or two things forward, to make things easier for you, even sooner! 

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Synchronize your workouts with your Garmin watch was last modified: September 15th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Pacing an Olympic distance Triathlon, the right way

How many times have you heard stories of athletes who did great during their training, but didn’t have the desired results on the day of the race, due to the wrong pacing? Maybe, this has happened to you too, even if you didn’t miss a single workout during preparation? The truth is that pacing can make or break a race for an athlete; let alone pacing an Olympic distance Triathlon — an undoubtedly challenging race. 

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Pacing an Olympic distance Triathlon, the right way was last modified: July 7th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

4 tips to find the running coach of your dreams

Most runners, when they decide to embark on their endurance running journey, usually start off running alone; or with a friend. However, there are athletes who seek out a professional running coach, right from the get go; that is, in order to help and guide them in their new athletic endeavor. 

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4 tips to find the running coach of your dreams was last modified: July 2nd, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Transition in Triathlon: 5 things you need to know

As any triathlete knows, to achieve a smooth transition in triathlon legs, preparation and strategy are necessary. Apart from the competitions themselves, a triathlete should not only consider the transitions between sports during the training period; but also the transition area and how they can utilize it.

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Transition in Triathlon: 5 things you need to know was last modified: June 29th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Physical activity, exercise & sports after COVID-19

For more than a year and a half now, millions of people, including athletes, have suffered from the persistent advance of the coronavirus pandemic; and many are still suffering. Yet, amid the chaos — and after recovering from a SARS-CoV-2 infection — people are naturally longing to return to normality. For athletes, this normality is none other than physical activity

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Physical activity, exercise & sports after COVID-19 was last modified: July 21st, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Tips to prepare for your first sprint triathlon

Τhe preparative period for various triathlon races does not differentiate much, regardless of the distance that an athlete is called to compete in; be it the super sprint triathlon or, in this case, the sprint triathlon, etc. That goes to say, the main parameters an athlete needs to keep in mind are common in all triathlon distances, due to the nature of the sport.

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Tips to prepare for your first sprint triathlon was last modified: June 23rd, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Prebuilt workout library and test events are here!

We’ve got some great news for you with our latest release! You can now start designing your professionally made training plans without creating a single workout. We’ve got a brand new Prebuilt Workout Library for you, for running, swimming and cycling. And there’s more to come!

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Prebuilt workout library and test events are here! was last modified: July 15th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

8 principles to reach Peak Performance

Achieving peak performance is a process that unfolds one step at a time, throughout the training period. Yet, to get to this level of athletic development before the goal race, training, alone, is not enough. There are some basic principles, in the field of sports science, that can help an athlete boost their performance. 

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8 principles to reach Peak Performance was last modified: May 26th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

How to finish the Ironman Marathon successfully

The Marathon is a painful process, in itself. Now, add to it 2.4 mi (3.86 km) of swimming, and 112 mi (180.25 km) of cycling — the two sports that precede the Ironman Marathon, in the full-distance triathlon; you can immediately grasp the level of difficulty of this competition. In consequence, to get through such a challenging race, a systematic approach is required; that is, for both the training period and the day of the event.

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How to finish the Ironman Marathon successfully was last modified: September 15th, 2021 by ScienceTraining