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Free Webinar about How to Prepare for Race Day

Free Webinar about how to prepare for a race - XTERRA Couch to Trail training series

If you have questions about how to prepare for race day, here is a well-suited opportunity to have them answered by a knowledgeable pro, an age group champion, and an experienced coach. As part of the XTERRA Couch to Trail training program, this free webinar is your first opportunity to …

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Climate Change: Training in the Cold, Racing in the Heat

Josiah Middaugh - Climate Change - Training in the cold, racing in the heat

With the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Tour kicking off in tropical Saipan this weekend, many athletes will be making the shift from cold, winter climates, to warm ones for race day. To help you prepare for that climate change, we reached out to top age group athlete recently turned pro, Kelli Montgomery. Kelli …

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Malaysia Malee Run Workout by Bradley Weiss

Bradley Weiss - Run Workout for XTERRA Malaysia

Sandy flat beaches. Steep loose climbs. Off camber rocky hillsides. Smooth flowing single track. The terrain you will encounter on the run leg of an off-road triathlon is anything but predictable. To be a solid off-road racer, it’s important to have a balanced amount of skills in order to handle all …

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6 Reasons Triathletes Should Mountain Bike

6 Reasons Why Triathletes Should Mountain Bike Photo: Human Interest Group

As off-road enthusiasts, we know that mountain biking is so much more than just an exhilarating workout. It gives you the freedom to roam the woods, to satisfy your yearning for adventure, and of course an excuse to get a little dirty.  From time to time, we try to convey the message …

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Why Routine is Good and Monotony is Bad

Why Routine is Good and Monotony is Bad www.DirtTRI.com

As the 2016 winds down, many endurance athletes take a look back to analyze their performance for the year. They study what they did right and what they did wrong. One aspect that can be hard to see while your in the midst of it, is your routine. How varied …

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Fox’s Furious Mountain Bike Workout

Lou Fox's mountain bike workout. Photo: Triatlo Portugal

Lou Fox, a professional cross triathlete from Great Britain, shares a brutally fun mountain bike workout that will really work you over. This challenging workout will help you build both physical and mental strength. You can follow Lou’s adventures on her website Lou Fox Tri. Pre-Workout Thoughts from Lou This workout can be done anywhere off-road, …

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Morning vs Evening Training

Morning vs Evening Training brought to you by The Right Stuff www.DirtTRI.com

The time of day that you train is not always a factor you can control, but if it is an option, here is a list of morning vs evening training you might want to consider while contemplating what time of day to do your workouts. Some of these are legitimate reasons, others… …

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Workout Wednesday – Race Course Specific Training


One of the great things about off-road triathlon is that every course is a little different. Even the same course year-to-year can change and so your training going into every event will change as well. For this week’s Workout Wednesday – Race Course Specific Training, American pro Branden Rakita, shares a podium …

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