ARTICLES ABOUT TRIATHLON

TRIATHLON RACING By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

Triathlon is not a sport of elaborate tactics. Unless you are racing a draft legal race (elites only), tactics will be predetermined by your training. This does not mean that there are no tactics, just that whatever you trained for you should try to execute during the race. Lets review few important things to have in mind when racing different events.

SEASON PLANNING By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

“If you fail to plan, plan to fail!”

Season planning is the most serious aspect of every training program. While an athlete may choose specific workouts that suit him/her better he should never try to make a serious season plan without help from a coach who is well-versed in this realm.

TRIATHLON SPECIFIC TRAINING By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

Triathlon is not just swim, bike and run put together. It is a completely new and specific sport. It is similar to cycling in a way that is an endurance sport; to swimming in a way that it’s very technical, and to running in a way that it requires certain body type.

Triathlon, however brings few new things to the table and raises some controversies.

RULES AND ETIQUETTE  OF TRAINING AND RACING By Nenad Rodic posted04/05

It is my intention to talk about the rules as well as the common courtesy and etiquette involved in training and racing. We have all been in a situation when another competitor, a person on a group ride, or a driver in car has wronged us in some way. Since the purpose of this site is to improve the quality of our triathlon lives, I feel that it is necessary to talk about the rules, written and unwritten, that govern our sport.

RACE WEEK By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

You’ve done all the training and you are physically ready to race. There is only one week left before the race and you wonder whether you are doing too much or too little.

RACE DAY By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

The most important day of the season is here. Wake up early, at least three hours before the race.

WEIGHT LIFTING By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

On this page we'll say a few words about weight training its benefits to triathlon training as well as to the overall health.

STRETCHING AND FLEXIBILITY By Nenad Rodic posted 04/05

Flexibility may be the easiest way to improve your performance and increase your overall health. Often neglected, this part of an athlete's conditioning has an impact on several aspects of training and racing.