Author: Bad Triathlete

  • The World of Ultra Triathlon: Races, Competitions, and Community

    The World of Ultra Triathlon: Races, Competitions, and Community

    Ultra triathlons are the ultimate test of endurance, pushing athletes to their physical and mental limits. These races are not for the faint of heart, as they require participants to swim, bike, and run distances far beyond those of a traditional Ironman triathlon. In this article, we will explore the world of ultra triathlons, including…

  • The Importance of a Proper Warmup in Triathlon

    The Importance of a Proper Warmup in Triathlon

    A proper warmup is crucial in triathlon, regardless of the race distance. It prepares your body for the intense physical demands ahead, reduces the risk of injury, and enhances performance. Incorporate dynamic stretches, light cardio, and sport-specific movements into your warmup routine. Remember, a well-warmed body is a ready body for the challenges that lie…

  • Run track workouts for Ironman Triathlon

    Run track workouts for Ironman Triathlon

    Effective Interval Training for Improved Run Performance in Ironmans Effective Interval Training for Improved Run Performance in Ironmans Are you an Ironman athlete looking to improve your run performance? If so, incorporating interval training into your track workouts can be a game-changer. Interval training is a highly effective method that involves alternating between high-intensity bursts…

  • Yasso 800s for Marathon Training

    Yasso 800s for Marathon Training

    Incorporating Yasso 800s into Your Track Workout Routine for Marathon Training When it comes to marathon training, runners are always on the lookout for effective ways to improve their speed and endurance. One popular method that has gained traction in recent years is the use of Yasso 800s as a marathon predictor. This workout, named…

  • Triathlon Uberbike – Trek Speed Concept

    Triathlon Uberbike – Trek Speed Concept

    As a competitive age group triathlete who races Ironman 70.3 events 3-4 times a year, finding the right bike is crucial. After years of racing on a 2015 Cervelo P5-Three, I decided it was time for an upgrade. Enter the Trek Speed Concept SLR 9, a machine designed for speed and performance. First Impressions on…

  • Benefits of Maurten Nutrition for Triathletes

    Benefits of Maurten Nutrition for Triathletes

    Table of Contents Enhanced Endurance Through Optimal Carbohydrate Delivery Improved Hydration With Hydrogel Technology Reduced Gastrointestinal Distress During Races Faster Recovery With Balanced Nutrient Profile Q&A Enhanced Endurance Through Optimal Carbohydrate Delivery Triathlons are the ultimate test of endurance, pushing athletes to their limits across swimming, cycling, and running. For triathletes, maintaining energy levels throughout…

  • Ironman training – track workouts?

    Ironman training – track workouts?

    Essential Speed Workouts to Enhance Running Performance in Triathlons Are you training for an Ironman triathlon and looking to improve your running performance? If so, incorporating speed workouts into your training regimen is essential. These workouts not only help you build speed and endurance but also simulate race conditions, allowing you to push yourself to…

  • Mental Toughness and Endurance: Overcoming the Challenges of an Ultra Triathlon

    Mental Toughness and Endurance: Overcoming the Challenges of an Ultra Triathlon

    Ultra triathlons are the ultimate test of endurance and mental toughness. These grueling events push athletes to their limits, challenging them to swim, bike, and run distances that most people would never dream of attempting. While Ironman triathlons are already considered to be one of the most challenging endurance events in the world, ultra triathlons…

  • Training for an Ultra Triathlon: Tips and Strategies

    Training for an Ultra Triathlon: Tips and Strategies

    Ultra triathlons are the ultimate test of endurance, pushing athletes to their physical and mental limits. These grueling events consist of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a full marathon (26.2 miles) run, all completed in succession. Training for an ultra triathlon requires a significant commitment of time, effort, and dedication. Here are…

  • Best run track workouts for Ironmans

    Best run track workouts for Ironmans

    When it comes to preparing for an Ironman race, incorporating track workouts into your training routine can be highly beneficial. Track workouts offer a controlled environment that allows you to focus on specific aspects of your performance, such as speed, endurance, and pacing. In this article, we will explore some of the best run track…