Many promising triathlon races have fallen flat on the run. Somebody who has made running off the bike his biggest strength is Eric Schwartz, former elite triathlete and duathlete. Among other accomplishments, Eric won the US national championships in duathlon in 2004. Today Eric and I discuss run training for triathletes, as well as why triathletes should give duathlons a go, and how to do that from both a training and racing perspective.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN:
-Run training for triathletes - what type of run workouts should you do, how much running should your plan contain and at what intensity levels.
-How to adapt your run training to your ability level and your goal race distance
-The most common mistakes triathletes do in their running
-Why triathletes should consider giving duathlons a go
-How to train for a duathlon goal race
-Duathlon race strategies
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