Winter can be a frustrating time for triathletes. We have to do the majority of our training indoors to beat the cold and when training outside are faced with few hours of actual daylight. We have to get up while it is still dark, venture out into the cold, change into a tiny bathing suit and jump into a freezing pool. We have to spend hours on a stationary bike in stuffy rooms. We have to run on treadmills while staring at the same spot on the wall. It can get rough.Read More
With the busy schedule that so many triathletes have, efficient training is key to a successful training and racing season. Are you effective with your time?
T1Triathlon asked High Performance Team member, Yume Kobayashi: How do you make time in your busy schedule for training? This is Yume's response:Read More
Last summer, during an ITU race in Edmonton, I experienced triathlon as a team sport.
It was the first time I raced a “draft-legal” event. I had no idea how it would turn out. The main message about drafting I had gotten up to then was “do not draft”: If you are within a certain distance behind another cyclist, you must pass them or slow down until the distance between you increases. If you pass, you only have a few minutes to do so.Read More