>>>Tri Strength & Conditioning

Tri Strength & Conditioning

Many athletes ask if they can continue their gym programs when starting out with their triathlon or running training. Strength training can be extremely beneficial for athletes of all sports, however should be carefully managed with your current training schedule to ensure you are not fatigued for your other sessions.

Strength and conditioning programs should focus on developing areas of weakness to assist with injury prevention and increase mobility in your joints. By addressing these areas it will assist you with achieving a more efficient technique in your chosen sport, but has particular importance in swimming, running and getting into an aerodynamic and powerful position on a TT bike.

Strength and conditioning programs can be performed in the gym or at home depending on your time commitments.

For more information speak to your coach and check out:

http://triathlete-europe.competitor.com/2013/11/27/off-season-strength-and-conditioning-for-triathletes

http://triathlete-europe.competitor.com/2015/08/07/60-minute-session-mobility-core-gym-strength

http://www.triradar.com/training-advice/how-to-prevent-running-injuries/

 

 

By |2017-02-09T09:11:43+00:00August 24th, 2015|Categories: Triathlon|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tri Strength & Conditioning

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3x AG World Champion. Kate has been doing triathlons for almost five years. She started in a beginner squad with a mountain bike and no previous cycling of running training. Kate began initially to meet new people, stay fit & for a new challenge. Her competitive spirit quickly took over and she started training more & more to improve & keep up with the squad.