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Rotate your shoes!

If you don’t want to get injured do not run in the same shoes all the time. Run in different models/styles – it will allow you to work on all those different muscles in your feet, of which there are more than 100. Apart from running in different shoes – do not run back to back in the same shoes. Or if you need to – have two pairs of the same model. The reason is pretty simple:

Running shoes need about 24 hours to decompress after each run. Rotate shoes for your runs!

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Nutrition for Performance

How to eat to perform the best? What to eat to avoid stomach cramps? When to eat to avoid the wall?

Nutrition is often underestimated, but it is really is another discipline in the sport of triathlon. Follow along with these essential nutrition tips from pre-exercise to recovery for performance and health.

Triathlon Nutrition For Performance

Image © Kylie McKenzie.

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I feel pain. Should I train?

A quite useful flowchart from pro-runner and coach Phoebe Wright – whether or not you should run when you feel some pain in your lower extremities.

I'm injured, should I run?

But! Keep in your lazy mind, that if you can’t fucking run you can still fucking cycle and if you can’t do that because whateve – you can swim. No days off!!!

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Run time predictor

If you do know your current time on 10k or half-marathon, then you can use this chart to predict your run time during Ironman or Ironman 70.3 triathlons.

Just find your run time in the first two columns and see the prediction on the right.

How do you think – is it accurate enough?