One Step Beyond Triathlon Training Articles


Check back every month or so, when OSB coaches aren't actively coaching or training, we're researching the latest training methodology.

Triathlon
Take your training to the next level

30 minute survival workouts
Race readiness
Winter training: Staying on track - Daniel Scagnelli
Heart rate and bike power meter training
Big Week Training
Recovery after hard training and racing
Richmond Endurance Symposium notes - February 2014
Key metrics and strength training summary
Brick training for beginners
Your Best Year Yet (10 Good Choices)
Lactate threshold heart rate training
The one hour twenty minute training plan (8 hour abs)
Off-Season Training
Tapering for a Triathlon
Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon Training
Ironman Race Day Pacing (pdf)
Half-Ironman Specific Training
Training for Your First Triathlon
Racing to your Strengths
Speedwork and Bricks
Setting Goals and Base Training

Swimming
Swimming strength training and injury prevention
Brief Summary of Powerstroke Freestyle Technique
Breathing for Beginners
Three Keys to a Faster Swim
One-sided or bilateral breathing in swimming
Powerstroke and the High Elbow Catch (pictures)
Swimming Defined
Effective Swimming Strategies
Triathlon Swimming in a Nutshell

Cycling
Safe Cycling
How to Cycle Fast
Bike Leg Tips (for triathlon)
Group Riding Dynamics
Safe Cycling and Swimming

Running
Should I run a marathon?
Introduction to 5k Training (Presentation)
Key Running Workouts
Plyometrics
Running Drills
Trail Running
Running Intervals

The Mental Game
Take your training to the next level

Know Thyself
New Years Resolutions are phooey
Mental toughness
SMART Goals - Daniel Scagnelli
Off Season Training - Daniel Scagnelli
Stress Management
Adjusting Expectations
Visualization Steps
Keeping it Interesting
The Early Season - Brianne Gaal
Mental Training
Dealing with Setbacks
Dealing with Anxiety - Brianne Gaal
Prioritizing Your Life
Visualization and Taper
What Makes a Winner?

Nutrition
Summary of long distance training and racing nutrition
Ideal body composition for endurance athletes
Late Night Munchies - Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RD/LDN
Healthy Eating on a Budget - Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RD/LDN
Good Mood Foods - Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RD/LDN
Top Five Super Foods - Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RD/LDN
Carbohydrate Loading - Jennifer Patzkowsky, MS, RD/LDN
Daily Nutrition Habits
Nutrition Essentials in a Nutshell

Strength and Conditioning
Off season strength training
Simple strength training
Key metrics and strength training summary
Swimming strength training and injury prevention
Quick core strength routines

General / recovery / planning
Race readiness
Season planing with SWOT analysis
Athletic consequences of inadequate sleep
Recovery after hard training and racing
Crafting a seasonal plan
Principles of sports training
Endurance training concepts
Appropriate training paces
Training in the Heat
Making sense of the science
Five Types of Training
The Role of Massage in Training Part III- Melissa Hall
The Role of Massage in Training Part II- Melissa Hall
The Role of Massage in Training - Melissa Hall