Alan Kipping-Ruane

Alan Kipping-Ruane

 

 

 

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This article is for the 30% of triathletes who are students, blue-collar workers, and government or military workers.
The off-season is not a time to stress over slowing down. It's time to enjoy what you've earned and move your intensity into restoration.
It’s amazing what just four hours with these kids has taught me as a coach. While the idea of swimming doesn’t change, the difference is in how you teach.
Here are four things you can work on in preparation for your event. Even if you're short on time, these could make the difference in your success.
Whether you signed up for your first sprint triathlon or your tenth Ironman, you need to train properly to get ready for the best race of your life.
Ask any Olympic swimmer what his or her swimming secret is and 99% of the time you will get the same answer.
When you head to the pool for a swim workout, do you ever wonder what you should be doing?
Increasing NO in your food intake will increase blood flow and oxygen to the skeletal muscles, which then increases strength and endurance.
I have learned a lot when it comes to coaching, due to both my successes and my failures.
You’d be surprised what you can learn about yourself, and about others, on race day.
How can you expect to perform your best on race day if you don’t practice everything - your nutrition, your equipment set up, and everything else?
Endurance sports take a lot of training time, but there are things we learn that can benefit other areas of our lives.