Triathlon Training Is Fun - Just another WordPress weblog

Triathlon Training Is Fun

Just another WordPress weblog

You might be skeptical of…

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…Laser therapy and how it can help you recover faster from an injury.

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The Value of Positive Thinking

Posted by Angie On June 16th

Having just wrapped my blog series about the 5 Easy Steps to Mental Training, I think…

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…now is a good time to review the value of positive thinking.

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5 Easy Steps to Master Mental Training

Posted by Angie On June 8th

Top performance requires mental training…

Fitness and Triathlon Training 5 Easy Steps to Master Mental Training

Ask any coach what distinguishes a good athlete from a great one and they’ll tell you that great athletes are both physically and mentally trained.

In fact, mental training or the mind games we play with ourselves is one of the most overlooked aspects of a well-rounded training program.

We give the topic a lot of lip service but rarely do we actively engage in training to make us mentally stronger.

Here’s my 5 Easy Steps to Master Mental Training:

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Mental Training – Tip 3 – Optimism

Posted by Angie On May 18th

Optimism plays a significant role in the success…

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…of all our endeavors, especially in sports.

People who are optimistic learn to expect positive outcomes regardless of the situation.

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Mental Training – Tip 2 – Confidence!

Posted by Angie On May 5th

Confidence in sport is achieved though success.

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Often we feel a greater sense of self worth when we are confident and a diminished sense of ability when we aren’t.

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6 Heart Rate Training Tips You Should Know

Posted by Angie On April 13th

If you’re interested in knowing exactly what’s involved in Heart Rate Training, here’s…

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6 Heart Rate Training Tips You Should Know:

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Now that you understand training intensities and training zones

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…it’s important to learn the application of them!

If you’re using a stop watch or timer as your source of feedback, you may end up pushing yourself harder than needed and in turn unconsciously sabotage your own efforts.

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If you’re serious about Heart Rate Training, you’ll want to assure you have…

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…a solid understanding of training intensities and target heart rate zones.

Here’s the breakdown:

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Heart Rate Training: Tip 2 – What is it?

Posted by Angie On March 9th

Heart rate training provides a non-invasive look into the body…

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…to estimate various stages of energy and metabloic production.

This information can then be applied to help estimate training zones and plans, design workouts that:

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To assure you’re on target with your heart rate training, you’re going to want to…

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…have the proper technology in place to monitor your results!

With heart rate training, this is done with a heart rate monitor.

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