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TriDot Triathlon Training Running-Watch Metrics Part 2
| Jared Milam | Read More

Last time we started a post-series talking about running-watch running dynamics and what part cadence plays as a metric for triathletes. Today we’ll be covering two other metrics that new running-watches are capable of tracking and discuss why you should be paying attention to them.

Ground Contact Time

TriDot Triathlon Training Running-Watch Metrics Part 1
| Jared Milam | Read More

“Metrics” has been one of the fancier new buzzwords to grace the triathlon scene in recent years. Athletes want proof that the payment in suffering they’ve footed will recoup dividends in return. And why shouldn’t they? Visual evidence of improvement is a confidence booster and a predictive tool of what to expect come race day.

TriDot Triathlon Training Stop Running Junk Miles Run
| Jared Milam | Read More

If you’ve ever said, “I would never train for my triathlon by running miles that don’t have a purpose,” then you might need to do some honest evaluation of your training history.

TriDot Triathlon Training Buying and Wearing Triathlon Running Shoes
| Jared Milam | Read More

In the last blog, we looked at the important areas of supporting your local running shop, knowing your gate, and speed laces. Here are the final considerations you’ll need to know for your optimal triathlon shoe purchase:

 

4. Don’t Buy into Gimmicks

| Jared Milam | Read More

In the last blog, we looked at the important areas of supporting your local running shop, knowing your gate, and speed laces. Here are the final considerations you’ll need to know for your optimal triathlon shoe purchase:

 

4. Don’t Buy into Gimmicks

TriDot Triathlon Training Buying and Wearing Triathlon Running Shoes
| Jared Milam | Read More

Decided you want to make a more informed decision about purchasing and wearing your next pair of triathlon running shoes? Look no further! Here are five rules to consider before lacing up:

1. Support Your Local Running Shop

TriDot Triathlon Training Insights About Run
| Jared Milam | Read More

“To run is to be free,” said the hippie who had never done a triathlon.

Triathlon Training Run Cadence
| Elizabeth James | Read More

Beep, beep, beep, beep. Right, left, right, left. Beep, beep, beep, beep.

I match my footfalls to the metronome app set to 180 bpm (beats per minute). Right, left, right, left, right, left.  Rats! I’m off again. Right, right, left, right, left, right—once again matching the beat and the constant beep of the metronome. 

When Am I Ready for an IRONMAN?
| John Mayfield | Read More

Triathletes commonly ask how long is required to fully prepare for an IRONMAN race. My answer is simple: Everyone’s unique, so there’s no one answer. But everybody’s plan should ideally include both a developmental phase and race preparation phase.

Stop Collecting Junk Miles.
| Jared Milam | Read More

“A junk mile is only junk if it doesn’t have a purpose in your training.” – Mario Fraioli of Competitor Magazine.