Category: Learning

  • Nutrition Plan for Ironman Event

    Nutrition Plan In each ironman event, the importance of having a pre-planned nutrition plan is becoming more and more evident. There are several examples in which we witness elite triathletes reporting that they were in the best physical capacities of their lives, but that even so, they could not even complete a race. And fatally,…

  • Alternatives to Triathlon Training Options due to Covid-19

    Alternative triathlon training options due to Covid-19 Triathlon training in difficult times like the one we live in because of Covid-19, is making several triathletes look for alternatives to live with this pandemic. Unlike other sports, triathlon requires a lot of space, as well as different environments to practice it, such as: swimming pools, beaches,…

  • Training Zones

    Training Zones In today’s internet, after one performs a simple search, will find dozens of defining formulas for different training zones. However, in order for one to be successful in humans’ evolution, due weight must be given to these calculations to understand once and for all what the role of these zones are and how…

  • Advanced Metrics

    Advanced Metrics Following again the concepts of my mentor Joe Friel, we evolved into the advanced metrics. Like all science, everything measured can be compared. Therefore, the more metrics we use, the greater the chances of observing improvement in athlete performance. “It would be far better to measure progress rather than to accept progress on…

  • Performance Management Chart

    Performance Management Chart (PMC) The Performance Management  Chart (PMC) will help the athlete monitor fitness and fatigue, and ensure that fitness and recovery have been sufficient to reach their goal for a particular competition. Joel de Bem, coach and founder of Commandos Legion Parameter Form (TSB) The focus now, will be the yellow line. Because…

  • Training Stress Score

    Training Stress Score This may be the best definition of an athlete’s training load today. Through this parameter, called TSS (Training Stress Score), we can represent, through a single value, the relationship between the athlete and his workload.It would be the best alternative to quantify the relationship between the 03 main training variables: frequency, duration and…

  • How to Determine an Athlete’s Fitness Level

    How to Determine the “CURRENT” State of an Athlete’s Fitness Level? When we begin to train an individual, the first question every coach asks is: what is your fitness level? Perhaps this may sound like a silly question, but if we stop to think about it, we will see that the answer is not so…

  • Intensity in Training and its Measures

    How to measure the intensity of training? According to our previous article, we tried to get an idea about the 03 variables in which a coach should be sustained in organizing a training. Further, we talk about the importance of training frequency, as well as duration, and lastly about the intensity that will be our…

  • Training Variables

    What are the training variables and how do we know if our training is being effective? That sport is contagious we all know. That the human being is a highly competitive being is also not new. But this degree of importance that some give to the training varies greatly among athletes.But anyway, everyone should agree…

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