Bike Training Zones for Triathletes

This article may cause you to rethink your training zones as a triathlete. Relatively recently, Dr. Andrew Coggan (the guru of bike power meters) came up with some new training zones to replace the original zones he had created several years ago.  The original zones...

Taper Week Nutrition

You have been training for months and it is finally race week! This means lighter workouts, stretching to stay loose and extra sleep. But what role does nutrition play in the few days leading up to the race? Here are a few nutrition guidelines to follow leading up to...

Jamie’s 70.3 Chattanooga Race Report

I copied (with permission) from Jamie’s blog. I was happy to coach him for this race.  Here it is: When I met with Mike Hermanson last fall I shared with him my plan to do Chattanooga 70.3 with a goal of five and a half hours. That at the time felt like a pretty...

Chattanooga 70.3 Race Data Analysis

Progressive Endurance recently had 4 athletes race 70.3 Chattanooga.  All 4 did really well and I’m proud of all them.  I wanted to take a few minutes to break down what I look at when an athlete is getting ready to race and a breakdown of their bike power files...

Signs Of Over Training

Overtraining is something that we are all guilty of at some point.  I know that it happens to me a couple times a year and I’ve seen it happen to several people while training for their races, especially Iron distance racing.  With the Ironman distance racing just...