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24 Results in category Training


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Championship Season

With the Pan American Championships less than two weeks away and the World Championships rapidly approaching in less than two months many athletes are hoping to have their best race.


Spirig strikes again while Iden surprises all to claim the title in Lausanne WC

Swiss superstar Nicola Spirig claimed the victory on home soil, while in the men's race, the young Norwegian Gustav Iden finished in first place ahead of the two favourites, Jonathan Brownlee and Kristian Blummenfelt.


Top Five Tips for MTB Newbies, with Michael Dorr

2017 XTERRA Pan Am Champ, Michael Dorr shares his top five tips for beginner mountain bikers to stay safe, gain confidence, and start to shred.


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Determinants of Endurance Performance

When you think about elite endurance athletes and the factors that make them champions, many consider VO2 max as the be-all and end-all for determining success in endurance sports.


Cool Winter Training to Hot Weather Racing

After a long winter I am always excited about that first warm weather race. For me it will be XTERRA Costa Rica in less than three weeks.


Food for thought, with Natia van Heerden

Natia van Heerden isn’t just a top XTERRA athlete (most recently, she finished 4th at XTERRA South Africa). The 2014 XTERRA age group world champ is also an organic chef and believes that what you put into your body is what you will get out in terms


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Race Morning

Race Morning Nutrition - If you ask 10 athletes about their pre-race meal you will probably get 10 different answers. Often pre-race nutrition depends almost entirely on the continental breakfast of the hotel they stayed


Chengdu to host first semi-final race format of 2017 World Cup season

In the fourth stop of the World Cup series, China will host the first semi-final; final format of the year at the 2017 Chengdu ITU Triathlon World Cup.


Middaugh Coaching Corner - Breathing Patterns During the Triathlon Swim

Breathing is problematic in swimming freestyle. The primary issue is that breathing is dependent on your stroke rate and the type of breathing pattern you adopt.


Middaugh coaching corner - Steady-State Interval Training

People want simple answers to complex questions. Athletes are people. Athletes want simple answers to complex questions. The last thing you want to hear is “it depends.”