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Workout Wednesday – In & Out’s

Workout Wednesday - In and Outs Photo: Jesse Peters

If  you have done an off-road triathlon, you know a 2 loop swim is a common layout for swim courses. Anywhere from 500-800 meters per lap with some sort of on-land run between laps. If you are familiar with this setup, you are also familiar with the feeling that your heart …

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Workout Wednesday – Backyard Blitz

Workout Wednesday - Backyard Blitz Photo: Mark Leishman

Backyard Blitz This workout was created by Mark “Cabin” Leishman, a cross triathlete from New Zealand. If you’d like to follow along with Marks adventures, you can check out his Instagram feed here.  A mountain bike is not a road bike. And as much as athletes like to control and …

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Workout Wednesday – Fartlek Fun

Workout Wednesday - Fartlek Fun www.DirtTRI.com

Fartlek [Fahrt-lek]; noun A system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate boredom and enhance psychological aspects of conditioning. Off-road triathlon is anything but consistent. To incorporate that into your run training, a fartlek workout is the perfect fit. The following …

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Allen and Slack Share Their Secrets to Off-Road Success

Ben Allen & Jacqui Slack share their secrets to off-road success

International off-road specialists and multi-time XTERRA champions Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR) share a few tips for success ahead of the Queensland TreX Championships on the Sunshine Coast… Via TreX – With more than 20 combined international wins between them, as well as the 2016 Victorian TreX state title already …

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Sessions:6 Spring Off-Road Training Camp

Sessions:6 Spring Off-Road Training Camp

We’ve talked about the importance of hiring an off road specific coach. We’ve created a directory for you to find a great off-road specific coach who will fit your needs. Here’s another chance to get some more off-road specific coaching and training – Sessions:6 is putting on an off-road specific training …

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XTERRA Launch “Couch to Trail” Program

XTERRA World Championship Preview www.DirtTRI.com

XTERRA “Couch to Trail” program designed to help first-timers get into the sport. Growth is the number one goal for any business. This is an all to common assumption. In reality growth through retention of clients (or in this case participants) and the introduction of new participants is the true goal. …

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