Ah, the run. The final leg of the triathlon. A somewhat polarizing activity among triathletes. Some love it, some just deal with it.
Here are some posts that should help you join the “love it” party:
The “dreadmill” can be your friend! Michael makes some compelling arguments for indoor training in this article. Treadmill running is a hard sell, especially to those of us who may be near-religious about outdoor running. But even myself, a die-hard always-outside runner, caved and got a foot pod after reading this.
In this article, Michael provides good arguments for why track workouts are so important, as well as giving an example for a workout. Very true about the dryness, also.
What exactly is a V02 Max? How do you find yours, and how, then, do you use this information to train smarter? Here are some more thorough tips and processes for a good speed workout.
I hope you enjoyed this short and sweet instalment of the Triathlon Magazine Article Roundup.
Next week I’ll round up the rest of the articles, so stay tuned!
Katherine Watson, X3 Team