Marathon is an endurance race by foot over 26 miles and 385 yards / 42.195 kilometers. It’s an Olympic event for men and women, marathons are done all over the world. To perform a marathon an athlete has to do a lot of preparation and training and often goes to […]Read More
My 1st Ironman – pain is temporary, pride is 4ever
On Aug 27th I finished my 1st Ironman in Podersdorf, Austria. But first things first … In 2003 a friend of mine told me about triathlon and he said that he will finish an Ironman before the age of 36. I didn’t dare to bet on this too. But from […]Read More
What should my nutrition look like for my triathlon?
Most of the people think that you won’t finish your Ironman because of lack of training, but I tell you that the wrong nutrition can stop you faster and harder than you think. Always exercise your intake in your training!Read More
Time-limited based trainings for triathlon and run races
Some time ago I had an interesting discussion with one of our members Günther. Is it better to train with time-limits (for example run 10 km with 5:03 min/km pace) or heart-rate-zone based. TriCoreTraining is based on a heart-rate-zone system. This means that you train in certain heart rate zones […]Read More
Top 10 Tips for Marathons
I’m back from the Vienna City Marathon. Here are some things to think about when you want to have a great race. 1. Have a plan Plan your race and make a todo list. 2. Food is energyRead More
At a ract it’s always busy and it’s easy to forget something. To avoid this we’ve assembled a checklist for you:Read More
At a competition it’s always busy and so it’s easy to forget something. To avoid this, we’ve assembled a checklist for you:Read More
How much time to plan for your training per year?
There is no common valid formula, but there are some recommendations from sport coaches how many training hours per year you should invest per sport: (these values are from the brilliant book of Joe Friel)Read More
Haven't trained for some time – what to do?
Don’t panic! Even if you haven’t trained for a longer time or just from time to time, you can return to your old form within a few weeks. Your body remembers Your body can “remember” its old form and even after a long break from training, your body knows its […]Read More
How much do I have to drink during my workout?
During your training you should know when your body needs nutrition and liquids. Especially for longer workouts (more than 1.5 hours) you should not forget to eat and drink. Also during a race it’s essential to feed your body with new energy at the right moment. How much should I […]Read More