Dave Cripps is the director and physical performance coach at TriTenacious and Coalition Performance. Dave has worked extensively with both professional and amateur athletes in triathlon and outside of triathlon (including working in rugby with the Leicester Tigers), and here he shares his thoughts on how strength training can and should be incorporated in a triathlon training program in a time-efficient manner.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-The benefits of strength training for triathletes
-A little goes a long way - most triathletes can get away with doing only one weekly workout in the gym
-Incorporating certain aspects of strength and conditioning as part of your swim, bike, and run workouts or warm-ups
-The types of exercises a triathlon strength training program should include
-Practicality trumps perfection when incorporating strength training in your overall plan
-Periodisation of strength training for triathlon
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