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  • The right nutrition during your workouts

    Nutrition and training are special topics. In the beginning of my triathlon career I didn’t care about nutrition. Soon I had to discover that without the right nutrition a long workout or competition is not easy to finish, if not impossible. I’m soo hungry After each workout I got this immense appetite. A workout needs […]

  • Do I need weight training?

    As we all know triathlon is a “poser”-sport, that means you want to look good :-). For this reason and some other more essential ones you shouldn’t miss your weight training. Weight training is important It is an important part of your training program for an triathlon-, run- and bike-athletes.

  • What to do when you're on vacation?

    On my last sailing trip I stayed at the wonderful Mediterranean Sea but I had a bad feeling about not training too much! That shouldn’t be! Relax In my opinion you should relax on holiday. Vacations should be in your recovery weeks or after a main competition, then you won’t have bad feelings.

  • I feel sick or ill – can I do sport?

    It breaks every athlete’s heart, if you get sick – I know that from my own experience. No training when you’re sick Laying at home in the bed feels very wrong. BUT please do not train as long as you’re ill! Your body becomes weaker and you don’t grow your endurance. If you have flu […]

  • When should I replace my running shoes?

    The right running shoes are essential for an athlete. I once had severe pain in my forefoot for a season and it was only because of the wrong shoe. Different running shoes There are running shoes that prevent tipping inwards (pronation support) or outwards (supination support). It’s best to have two different pairs and change […]

  • How does the training in winter look like?

    There is none. In the winter you should not hibernate and to get some holiday pounds. In the winter you are in the transition phase.You don’t stop training, but you have to keep a certain training level and to recover your body & soul.

  • Do I need recovery for a better fitness?

    Recovery is an important part of your training program. Having a break and recovering is not the same as missing a workout. Your body recovers, your cells regenerate, your muscles grow and your endurance increases. This is only possible in a recovery phase. And hell no, if you only have breaks then you won’t achieve […]

  • Is this training system medically approved?

    Yes, of course. Periodization The TriCoreTraining system is based on a training system which follows the training system of periodization from 1940. This training system is well established over the last 70 years and is medically approved. That’s why you can train with the TriCoreTraining system without any second thoughts. IMPORTANT If you are experiencing […]

  • Why do I need defined races?

    If you simply want to do your training. No problem! Our TriCoreTraining system also works without defined races, but it’s more exciting with goals – believe me :-). My hint You should do races, if you want to train systematically. One or more main races are the goal of your training season and your training […]

  • What to know about endurance training?

    What is endurance training? Athletic activity that focused on aerobic performance (e.g., running marathons). When I started 2003 my triathlon training, I didn’t know any fundamentals of endurance training. I just wanted to become fit. Then I registered for a triathlon race out of pure fun. After the race I realised that I have to […]

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