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Making Sense of Metabolic Test Data

Making Sense of Metabolic Test Data

Let’s take a look at some of the components of metabolic/performance testing data: VO2max // The size of the engine  From swimming sprints to Ironman triathlon, the maximum aerobic capacity (VO2max) is an incredibly important performance metric that should be measured and understood. As often misunderstood, VO2max is not restricted by only raw physical talent,… Read more »

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Surviving the Overload

Surviving the Overload

How to deal with periods of training overload leading into a race   Whether you’re a professional triathlete training nearly 40 hours a week, or a busy age grouper trying to squeeze in 10 hours between your job and spending time with family, surviving a period of training overload is never easy. During a period… Read more »

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Ironman Gear Bags

Ironman Gear Bags

  What to do with all of the bags you receive at your Ironman race What the #?$% do I do with all these bags?! You just checked in at your Ironman race as are headed back to your hotel/condo wondering why did they give me all of these bags – Do I need them?… Read more »

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Ironman™ Checklist

Ironman™ Checklist

Ironman™ Checklist –    Pre-Race Documentation Race confirmation ID/Passport USAT license Hotel/flight confirmation Suit Up! Tri-suit (shorts and top) Chamois cream Watch & Charger Heart rate monitor Race Day Nutrition Sports drink Gels Bars Meal-replacement shakes Breakfast items Electrolyte tabs Caffeine Sunscreen Imodium Swim Wetsuit/Speedsuit Body Glide Goggles x 2 Swim suit Towel Bike Bike… Read more »

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