Mastering the bike-to-run transition in Triathlon

The transition part of a triathlon is something that concerns all athletes; regardless of their fitness level, and the triathlon distance they want to compete in. Especially when it comes to the bike-to-run transition (T2) — the last transition of the race; and, for most athletes, the most difficult one. Indeed, triathletes are quite tired from the two previous legs; yet, they need to be alert not to forget useful equipment for the last part; and then, keep going strong until the finish line.

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Mastering the bike-to-run transition in Triathlon was last modified: October 14th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Advanced Marathon training in 4 easy steps

The Marathon is one of the most difficult and, at the same time, popular distances — especially the last ten years. With the increasing popularity of this sport, both amateur and professional athletes stepped up their game, towards achieving maximum performance. Hence, for many, just finishing the race won’t cut it anymore. Today, athletes aim to break personal records. However, to get to that level, the coaching approach needs to be highly individualized, and intensive. That’s where an advanced Marathon training strategy comes in handy.

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Advanced Marathon training in 4 easy steps was last modified: October 8th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Optimal stride length for runners: What’s it about?

Stride length is a very important measurement for runners. If you’re training with a running coach (you better!), you must have realized that by now. Truth be told, there isn’t a good coach that doesn’t pay special attention to this parameter, during the training process. Besides, today it’s easy to measure and assess this KPI using fitness — or training — watches. 

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Triathlon transition: What you need to avoid

The triathlon transition is an integral part of the race. As time continues to flow when transitioning, every second is important for your overall performance. This especially stands true if you fall into the elite categories

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Triathlon transition: What you need to avoid was last modified: September 24th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Your bike training for Ironman: Best practices

A well-structured bike training for Ironman is important in maximizing your overall performance in the race. Usually, it’s the biggest part of your Ironman training, as compared to the swim and run legs; and, it can dramatically affect your running performance. 

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Your bike training for Ironman: Best practices was last modified: September 10th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Threshold running pace: How to test it properly

Aerobic Threshold, Anaerobic Threshold, or maybe Lactate threshold? How about the Functional Threshold Power? Before examining the optimal way to find and test the threshold running pace, let’s shed some light on the above concepts!

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Threshold running pace: How to test it properly was last modified: November 26th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Strength training, new reporting and more, with ScienceTraining

Hey, ScienceTrainers! Boy, do we have some great news for you! We’ve got even more time-saving goodies for you, that will improve your ScienceTraining experience! Starting with a workout library exclusively for strength training, and moving to a brand new integration with Suunto, a rethought report screen (Insights) and backfilled data straight from Garmin and from Suunto to get new athletes started in no time!

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Planning your Triathlon season, the right way

Every triathlete starts the new season excited and full of energy for training; It feels great to be setting new goals for the year. With goal-setting in mind, we decided to go over some important factors you should consider when planning your triathlon season; of course, always in consultation with your coach

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Planning your Triathlon season, the right way was last modified: October 15th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Menstruation and endurance performance

Seeing the title of this article you might ask, ‘what about menstruation and endurance performance?’; or ‘what does one have to do with the other?’. Well, friends, menstruation has a lot to do with a female athlete’s performance in a race. Especially during the preparation period, of course. 

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Menstruation and endurance performance was last modified: October 11th, 2021 by ScienceTraining

Base building in cycling, for beginner cyclists

Cycling is, by far, one of the most popular sports in the world. And cyclists, being athletes, are not only dedicated to their sport; but also very passionate about bikes and bike training. In this article, having the beginner cyclist in mind, we’ll touch on how base building in cycling works; just to get them going. 

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Base building in cycling, for beginner cyclists was last modified: September 2nd, 2021 by ScienceTraining