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Brad is a certified USAT triathlon coach, a certified USAC cycling coach, and a certified NCSF personal trainer. Brad specializes in coaching endurance and warrior class athletes to peak performance. He can be found at HaagsAthletics.com.

How To Bike Faster: A Simplistic Approach

We’ve already explained how to run faster, but seeing as how over 50% of almost all triathlons are spent on the bike it’s time we learn how to increase triathlon cycling performance. In order to be a better cyclist it’s ...

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How To Plan Endurance Strength Training In Your Season

As mentioned in Top 5 Triathlon Strength Workouts, strength training is an extremely important but overlooked aspect of endurance training among athletes. The reason being, if strength training is done correctly, it can recruit more (not bigger) muscle fibers which ...

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How To Become a Beast Athlete with Tabata Training

Unlike many crossfit athletes would like us to believe, tabata training has been around since 1996 when Professor Izumi Tabata conducted a study which concluded that 20 seconds of hard exercise followed by 10 seconds of rest then repeated several ...

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5 Endurance Performance Secrets You’ve Never Heard

1. STAND MORE, SIT LESS New research shows that prolonged sitting, literally takes years off your life. The bigger surprise is that even you are extremely active when you’re not sitting, prolonged sitting still affects your health. Besides taking years ...

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How To Swim Faster: 7 Tips

1. Get a Video Analysis Of all the investments you can make when it comes to swimming, a video analysis will by far bring you the most bang for your buck.  Many pools or swim coaches offer a video analysis of ...

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