The Case for Regular FTP Testing

Coach – ‘Let’s do an FTP test soon.’ Athlete – ‘I don’t think I’m ready.’ Coach – ‘Ready?’ Athlete – ‘Yeah. I don’t think I’d post a good result’ Coach – ‘What exactly is a good result?’ Let’s rewind and…

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Your Crank Arms and You!

This article was originally published here by Triathlon Magazine Canada. If you read triathlon forums or articles on bike fit, it is likely you have come across conversations about the importance of crank arm length. The opinion that shorter crank…

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Our 5 Favourite Toronto Run Routes

With the 2017 triathlon season in our collective rear-view and the fall marathon training in full swing, we reached out to the X3 team for their picks on the best run routes in Toronto. Here are the five that received…

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On Coaching, by Kirsten Sweetland

Before Rio Olympian and former ITU Elite athlete Kirsten Sweetland joined the X3 coaching staff earlier this month, I wanted to get a sense of her coaching philosophy and approach to the sport. So I shot her an email with…

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