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Workout Wednesday – Hills, Skills, & Chills

Workout Wednesday brought to you by First Endurance - Hills, Skills, & Chills Photo: Scott Conover

This week’s Workout Wednesday is brought to you by…. Don’t miss out on the special discount code, just for DirtTRI readers, at the bottom of the article 20% off + free shipping on orders over $100 USD Chris Ganter, professional cross triathlete, from Boise, Idaho recently finished 2nd at the …

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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

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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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