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What Bike To Use On First Triathlon

Second of the series - Starting with triathlon

Second of the series - Starting with triathlon   Yes, your bike is fine. Any bike you're currently riding will work just fine. It can be a road bike, mountain bike or hybrid. Many people have completed their first triathlon on a borrowed bicycle. Be sure the bike is correctly fit to you and is in good working order. The most common bicycles found in a typical race transition area include triathlon, road, mountain and hybrid. As the race becomes more competitive, such as USA Triathlon National Championships or Ironman,…

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Interval Training

Interval Training

Interval training: An essential guide for cycling performance High-intensity interval training is vital for competitive performance, but why is it so important, and what is the most effective form? Interval training is a necessary evil for optimal performance – it’s uncomfortable but it works, and the benefits are manifold. Regularly completing multiple bursts of high-intensity riding can increase VO2 max and stroke volume (the amount of blood ejected by each heart beat), reduce blood lactate levels, enhance fatigue-resistance, improve neuromuscular efficiency, and increase peak power by up to six per…

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