Triathlon

Smart Athlete Podcast Ep. 3 – Todd Buckingham – SUPER AERO TRIATHLETE – Part 3 of 3

Transcript Below Go to Part 1 Go to Part 2   JESSE: You know it is tough for you just as it’s tough for everybody else like everybody hurts.   TODD: Yeah. And honestly like, you know I don’t I don’t see myself as an awesome athlete like I’m pretty average at all of the …

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Smart Athlete Podcast Ep. 3 – Todd Buckingham – SUPER AERO TRIATHLETE – Part 2 of 3

Transcript Below Go to Part 1 Go to Part 3   JESSE: So, you know, some people watching will be, kind of know what it’s like for undergraduate student athletes. But you know, once you move into Ph.D. research, I assume, I don’t have a Ph.D., that, you know, your kind of time intensity goes …

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Smart Athlete Podcast Ep. 3 – Todd Buckingham – SUPER AERO TRIATHLETE – Part 1 of 3

Transcript Below Go to Part 2 Go to Part 3   TODD: So, are you sure you want to cut this?   JESSE: I’m going to put that at the end now. I’m guessing good bloopers there. All right. Let’s see if I can get my wits about me and you do your little intro …

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Smart Athlete Podcast Episode 1 – Ryan Ross – Motivation is Everything Part 3 of 3

Transcript of Audio Go Back to part 2 Go Back to Part 1   Part 3   JESSE: I do want to go back to, you’d mention how it’s not just about power and speed, but efficiency. So, I think most people can agree that swimming, they’re like there is a right way to swim. …

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Smart Athlete Podcast Episode 1 – Ryan Ross – Motivation is Everything Part 2 of 3

Transcript of Audio Go Back to Part 1 Click Here for Part 3   Part 2   JESSE: You know, it’s, I hang out in various, like triathlon forums and kind of see, you know what people are asking about and different things. And often I see beginners say, “Okay, I have this 12 week …

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Smart Athlete Podcast Episode 1 – Ryan Ross – Motivation is Everything Part 1 of 3

Transcript of Audio  Click here for Part 2 Click Here for Part 3   Part 1   “You’ve got to enjoy what you’re doing because it’s part of your motivation is your enjoyment for what you’re doing, and I’m a firm believer that motivation is everything. It is everything.”   JESSE: Here today, my guest …

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The 2 Essential Things to Focus on During Winter to Make Your Next Race Season a Success

Failing to plan, is planning to fail. Nowhere is that more evident in a triathlete’s life than with their off season conditioning. Notice I used the word ‘conditioning.’ Let’s not concern ourselves with preparing to race, or even what distance of race we want to be ready for in June. Your goal today should be …

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Getting Faster without Improved Fitness: Increasing 3-Discipline Efficiency

Another triathlon coach once said to me “ya know, what people don’t understand is that in our sport, it is not how fast you go, or how long you can hold your endurance, it is all about efficiency. The most successful athletes are the ones who are the most efficient.” It’s easy for us coaches …

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Here’s the Secret to Why You Suck at the High Elbow Catch

I’ll admit it. I’ve been racing triathlon for 10 years and never really, truly, deeply understood what a “high elbow catch” is. This includes going to clinics with Olympians, several times. Several times I was told Michael Phelps describes the motion as “swimming over a barrel.” All of that is well and good, but it …

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