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When: Monday, June 21st, 6:30-7:45 PM
Where: Pulse Endurance Sports
1020 A-2 Tierra Del Rey
Chula Vista, CA 91910
RSVP: Please email Orlanda Vance at firstname.lastname@example.org if attending
If you're doing a full-Ironman or half-Ironman event, and would like to learn the key training and planning considerations for doing these events, come join Jim Vance as he presents the concepts he uses to help athletes prepare. This includes:
- Aerobic base work, how much is enough?
- Long rides, how much? How hard?
- Long runs, how much? How hard?
- Designing a training plan relative to your strengths and goals
- Key training weeks before the event
- Peaking and tapering
Come with your questions and use the information presented to help you be better prepared for your big race!
Thursday, June 10, 2010
By Coach Jim Vance
In my previous article on WKO+, I discussed how we can use the software to monitor athlete fitness and performance, and use the data to drive our training decisions as a coach.
This concept really shines as the athletes begin to accumulate a larger database of data of years and seasons of training and racing. Many athletes think back to times when their fitness was very high, and try to recapture it, or even surpass it, but their mental vision of how the season went is normally clouded. It’s hard to remember specific details, but with a collection of data reviewed over a time scale, such as the PMC, (Performance Management Chart), you can get a clear idea of where the athlete’s fitness was, and more importantly, how their current fitness level compares directly.
Read the rest at TrainingPeaks.com Blog.