One of the first things you notice when you get on your indoor trainer is that it is harder to produce the same wattages as outdoors. Many times cyclists will comment that their Functional Threshold Power (FTP) seems to be as much as 30 watts lower when riding indoors than outdoors.
When Endurance Corner (Endurancecorner.com) founder Gordo Byrn was training under Ironman legend Dave Scott, he did a lot of workouts out of his comfort zone. Once, Scott asked Byrn his favorite cadence. He replied, “78.” Naturally Scott gave him many workouts with a 92rpm focus.
Increase ankle flexibility for a stronger back half of your swim stroke. For any swimmer, the kick is typically the most undertrained, underappreciated and underdeveloped swim skill. Since most triathletes kick slowly, it also offers the greatest opportunity to increase swimming speed.
As some of you will know, earlier this year I was asked by Chris McCormack (Macca) to join the team of coaching experts advising the members of his MaccaX team. Since then it’s been great getting to know the team, and helping to answer many of their running related questions.
“This morning’s #FunWithData : Relationship between bike and run VO2max. Most athletes are : 5% higher on run. http
This morning’s #FunWithData: Relationship between bike and run VO2max. Most athletes are 5-15% higher on run.
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