There is a lot of conversation and opinions about the high elbow catch in swimming. Some coaches talk about and teach the “early vertical forearm” technique.
Training in Groups or Teams When preparing several triathletes for competition, a combination of individual and group training alternatives might come into play. In many situations coaching a groupRead more
Core: Training the Local Stabilizers Stability is a key part for the triathlete to reach best performances as your movements begin deep inside the body and are transferred to the extremities.Read more
Swimming: The Extension is a Significant Principle The extension is a key aspect of good swimming form. If your extension is short this will cause any number of ineffective bodily movements along the dynamic sequenceRead more
The Pre-race Warm-up Plan A pre-competition warm up plan for triathletes is a necessity. Warm-ups differ for everyone; when to arrive, the time needed to warm up the muscles, the intensityRead more
Sodium (salt tablet) Supplementation and Cramping Triathletes often ingest salt tablets during training and competition, but current research provides no published data on the benefits or the risks. Salt in the diet appearsRead more
Introducing Evans' Encyclopedia Xtri.com is pleased to welcome back Marc Evans as a contributor to the site. In an exclusive section, Evans' Encyclopedia, Xtri.com presents a sequence of principle-based articles by Marc Evans, a world-renown endurance coach and the premier consulting resource for endurance coaches and athletes. Since debuting as the sport’s first professional coach in 1981, Marc has fine-tuned technique for thousands of triathletes and personally inspired them to perform at their absolute highest potential.Read more