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PRO TIPS & TRICKSTHIS EXCLUSIVE ZONE3 PRO TIPS GUIDE HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE HELP OF AND ADVICE FROM OUR AMAZING AND DEDICATED ATHLETES. USING THESE TIPS IN YOUR…
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PRO TIPS & TRICKSTHIS EXCLUSIVE ZONE3 PRO TIPS GUIDE HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE HELP OF AND ADVICE FROM OUR AMAZING AND DEDICATED ATHLETES. USING THESE TIPS IN YOUR NEXT RACE, WE KNOW YOU’LL BE ABLE TO #REACHNEWLIMITS*DISCOUNT CODE CANNOT BE US E D I N CON J UN CTI ON W I TH A N Y OTH E R OFFE R AND CANNOT BE USED ON ME RC H A N D I S E OR W E TS UI T H I RE I TE MS .JOSH AMBERGER 5 WAYSFAST EST SW IMME R AT IRONM A N WORL D C H A MP S 2017 + 2018 2N D IRON MA N V ITORIA 2019 1ST 7 0.3 SW IZ E RL A N D 2018IT’ S DIFFERENTTO TH E SW I MMING POOL, AND W HY IT PR ESENTS A MO RE C H AL L E N GI NG SWIMMING E NVIRON M ENT TO THE CO M MON TRIATHLETE O PE N WAT E R SWI M MING BRING S A LARG E VARIET Y OF D I F F E R E N CES TO PO OL SWIMMING. A LOT OF TRIATHL E T ES W I L L GROW ACCUSTOMED TO ONLY SWIMMING IN P OOLS AN D T HE N ST R UGGLE WHEN BEING INTRODUCED TO OP E N WAT E R S I TUATI O NS . THE MAIN DIF FERENCES BET W E E N T H E RE ’ST H E T WO T YPES O F SW IMMING ARE DETAILED BELOW.NOOBV IOUSLY, N AV IGAT E INOPENWATERSCENARIOS,AND SORTM E ANS THERE’S NO CONTINUAL OR FRE E F ROMTHEPUSHYOUYOURH AVETO TH I SP RACTI C E ,OFT EN OFT EC H N IQUEANDLINE.COU R S E .REQUIRESTHE RE ’SN O TU MBLE TURNS OFF THE WALL . T H ISSPEEDBL AC KSOME NEW TH AT’ SSTREAMLINE OFF THE WA L L ,N OT N E E DE D IN T H E P OOL . W H E T H E R IT ’S A TRA I N I N GRESU LTINGOV E RA L LSW IM OR A RAC E , C RE AT E MA RK E RS FOR YOU R S E L F TOSLOW ER SW IM THAN YOU’D BESW IM TOWA RDS. T H E SK IL L OF SIG H T IN G CONTI N UA L LYIN ANU SE D TO I N T HE PO O L , AND ALSO A HARDER ONE AT T H AT.N E E DSP RACT IC E ,BECAUSETHERE A L IT Y ISTH ATH OW E VE R , TH I S I S EASY TO TRAIN FOR. EVEN A SE MI-MOST DIFFIC ULT TO SIG H T SOME T H IN G W IT H SU C H S H O RTR EG U L AR , E ASY B UT CONTINU OUS 3 0-60 MINUTE SW IMG L IMP SES BE T W E E N ST ROK ES, A N D A LON G A P L A N E O FI N O PE N WAT E R S CAN HELP IMPROVE THE DIFF E RE N C EMOV IN G WAT E R.I N SW I M M I N G YO U M AY F EEL G OING FROM THE POOL TO O PE N WATE R .FAILING THAT, FOLLOW SOME FEET OR BUBBLES IN FRONT OF YOU, AND LAUGH ABOUT YOUR TERRIBLE OFF-PISTE LINES LATER ON.I TSCONDITIONSVARY.CHOPFROMF ROMWAVESCURRE N TS,W INDANDARETHATALLCAN YOU RSW E L L TH IN G SDI SRUPTRHYTHMCONFIDENCE OPENWATER.ANDINTHET H ESEAR E T H I NGS TH AT CAN BE EXPERIENCED TO A SMA L L D EGR E E I N AN O UT DOOR POOL, PARTICU LARLY DURIN G PE AK TRAI N I NG TI M ES, BU T MOST OFTEN NEED TO BE E X PE R I E NCE DBY T HEATHLETEINTHEOPENWAT E R.S I M P L E ACKN OWLE D G MENT BEFORE A TRAINING SW IM OR RAC E T HAT CO ND I TI ONS CAN CHANG E DURING AN OP E N WAT E R SWI M AT ANY G IVEN MOMENT IS ADVANTAG EOUS, AN D CAN GI V E YO U THE MENTAL TOOLS TO HELP DE A L W I T H A N Y S I T UAT I O N YOU F IND YOURSELF IN. WAT E R DE N SIT Y A N D B U OYA N CY A REA LWAYSSA LT WAT E R, I N T E R ESTI N GLY, SWI M M E R S WE TS UI TS ,IWHO SOKNOWSOMEHATEREALLY,SWIMMING EVERYONED I FFE R E N TPREFERENCES.PE R S O NALOPINION,PRO BAB LYJ USTPOORBUTTHESEDON’TAWATE R , NON-W E TSUIT. T H U S , TH EHASAT H L E T ESMYFEELFOR T H E WATE R CA NATHLETESHAVEFRESHW E TSUIT,ININD I F F E R E N T.CHANGEG OODT H ESEWE TS UI T, B ECAU SE A W ELL CREATED HIG HORPE R FO R M AN C E W ETSUIT LIKE THE ZONE3DRA MAT ICA L LY. E L E ME N TSANDIN CON SIST E N C IESE X P OSE IDE N T IFY INYOURSE L F ANYTOALLW EA K N ES S ESP E RFORMA N C EINE AC HE N V IRON ME N T. YOU CA N C H OOSE W H AT YOU WA N T TO D OVAN Q UI S H S I MPLY MAKES SWIMMING OPENW IT H T H IS IN FORMAT ION , BE IT E IT H E R TO AVO I D RAC ESWATE R TH AT MUCH MORE ENJOYABLE!W IT H N ON -W E TSUIT SW IMS, OR IMP ROV E YOUR SW I M M I N G TO BE A BL E TO BE T T E R H A N DL E A N ON -W E TSU I T SW I M .ATOPTIPFOROPENWAT E RSWIMMING IS TO TRY YOU R BEST TOBECOMFORTABLE INASWI MMIN GCROWDEDTHEREISSPAC E . V E RYLITTLE ETIQUET T E IN OPENWATERSW IMSCO M PA R E D TO WH AT YOU MAY BE USED TO IF YOU T RA IN AT A CI V I LI S E D PO O L. G ROU P SW IMMING IN OPEN WAT E R CAN H ELP AN Y ANX I ETIES YOU MIG HT F EEL ON RAC E DAY AB OU T O PE N WATE R SW IMMING IN PACKED SPACES , SUC H AS OFF TH E START LINE OR AROU ND TURNING B UOYS. PRACTI CE S CE NAR I O S OF BEING ‘BOXED IN’, AND PRACT IC E M A N O E UV R ES ITMAKESTOYO UGET FEELOUTOFSUCHAUNCOMFORTABLE.SITUAT IONIFSOMET H IN GI N E VI TAB LE I N O PE N WATER SWIMMING IS TAKING A K N OC K O R T WO TO YO UR FAC E OR LIMBS. I WOULDN’T OF COURSE SAY TO GO PRACT I CE FOR THAT, BU T MAY BE TACTICA L LY K N OW IN G I T CAN HAPPEN, CAN HELP YOU REMAIN CA L M W H E N I T D O ES !NON STANFORDW IN N E R OF W TS H A MBURG 2 0 1 9 WORL D C H A MP ION 2013 U23 WORL D C H A MP ION 2012SWIM IT’SBETTERTOSWIMSHORTANDOF TEN,RAT H E RT H AN O NCE A WE E K. EVEN IF YOU ONLY HAVE TIM E FOR 2 0 -3 0 - M I NUT ES ES SIONS AT A TIME,F REQU ENCY A N DCO N S I ST E N CY WI LL HELP YOU IMPROVE YOU R SW IMMIN G AN D MAI N TAI N A FE E L FOR THE WATER.BIKE T H E O LD ADAGE O F ‘TIME IN THE SADDLE’ IS FORTUN AT E LY (U N FO RT UN AT E LY,MAY BE?)TRUE.HOWEVER,N OTE V E RYO N E H AS FI FTEEN SPARE HOURS A W EEK TO RIDE T H E I R B I KE . GE T O UT W HEN YOU CAN, BU T A QUALIT Y SP IN CL ASS O R TUR B O S ESSION IS JUST AN EFF ECTIVE WAY TO I N C RE AS E YO UR FI T NESS AND SPEED.RUN MAKES UR ET HATYOUREASYRU NSAREEASY!TOOM A N Y PEO PLE FALL INTO THE TRAP OF RU NNING T H E M A J OR I T Y O F T HE I R MILEAG E TOO FAST, MEANING T H AT T H E Y ’ R E T HE N TO O TIRED TOG ET THEMOST O UT OFT H E M SE LV ES I N TH E IR FASTER WORKOUTS, AND E N D UP R U N N I NG E V E RYTH I NG AT THE SAME PACE. POLARI SAT ION I S I MPO RTAN T I N R UNNING, TO G ET MAXIMUM GAIN S A N D K E E P I NJ UR I ES AT BAY.TRANSITIONS BE C L E A R ON YOUR OW N ROUT IN E A N D ST IC K TO I T. W H E N YOU’RE T IRE D, IT ’S E ASY TO G E T FLUST E RE D IN TRA N S I TI O N A N D MA K E COST LY MISTA K ES. P RACT IC E T RA N S I TI O N S I N T RA IN IN G A N D AS YOU’RE COMIN G TO T H E E ND O F TH E SW IM A N D BIK E , RUN T H ROUG H YOUR ORDE R I N YO U R H E A D ( W E TSUIT, G OG G L ES, H AT, H E L ME T, BIK E E TC. ) A N D IT SH OUL D BECOME SECON D N AT URE A N D IT ’ S S M O OTH SA IL IN G FROM T H E N ON WA RDS.ANDI BOECHERER1ST 7 0.3 SW IZ E RL A N D 2019 1ST 7 0.3 PAYS D’A IX 2019 1ST IRON MA N ITA LY 2018SWIM D O O PE N WAT E R S ES SION REG ULARLY AND INCLU DE RAC E PAC E WO R KO UTS . PE RFECT IS TRAINING IN A G ROU P W IT H B ODY CO NTACT AN D L ITTLE COMPETITIONS.BIKE IAMABIGFANAE ROPO S I T I O N .OFOVERG EAREDPE R F ECTLYRIDINGCOMBINEDW ITHUPHIL L AINL IT T L EB RI C K R UN TO GE T M E READY FOR THE BIG G EST RAC ES.RUN I A LWAYS IN C LUDE A BIT OF BA RE FOOT RUN N ING B E FO R E A N D A FT E R E AC H OF MY T RAC K SESSION S. T HI S H E L P S TOST RE N GT H E N YOURP RE PA RAT IONFORFE E T A N DRUN N IN GG IV ES YOU A G O O DT H ROUG HT RA N S I TI O N SBA RE FOOT.TRANSITIONS BE FORE YOU E X IT T H E SW IM RE P L AY T H E T RA N S I TI O N I N YOUR H E A D, EG W H AT TO DO, W H E RE YOUR BIK E I S E TC.PIETER HEEMERYCK1 ST C H A L L E N G E G RA N CA N A R I A 201 9 1 ST C H A L L E N G E G E RA A R DS B ERGEN 2019 1 ST C H A L L E N G E SA LO U 2 0 1 9SWIM W H E N P OSSIBL E , T RY TO SW IM T H E RAC ECOUR S E I N TH E UP COMIN G DAYS BE FORE YOUR RAC E . E V E RY B O DY O F WAT E R YOU’L LISDIFFE RE N TH AV EMOREANDW IT HG OODCON FIDE N C EP REPA RATI O N ,ANDE XP E R I E N C EMORE COMFORT DURIN G T H E RAC E . T RY TO IM AG I N E TH E RAC ECOURSE A N D SE E IF T H E RE A RE A N Y L A N D M A R KS ( BUIL DIN G S, BRIDG ES, T RE ES E TC.) T H AT CA N H E L P YO U ORIE N TAT E DURIN G T H E SW IM.BIKE A C L E A N BIK E IS A FAST BIK E , SO MA K E SURE YO U LO O K A FT E RYOURBIK E !SYST E MS AVA IL A BL E ,W IT H ITSALLTHENEWE L ECTRO N I CIMP ORTA N T T H AT YO UK N OWYOUR BIK E . W H E N T RAV E L L IN G W IT H YOUR B I K E , M A K E SURERUN ZON E 3 RACE B E LT WI TH MY G ELS ALREADY ATTACHE D TO I T. T H AT WAY, T HE R E ’S LESS CHANCE TO LOSE ONE D URIN G T H E BI KE LEG, AN D YOU DO WIN SOME TIME IN TRAN SIT ION N OTHAV I N GTOWASTETIMEANDCOLLECTYOURN U T RI TI O N . WH E N YOU CAN COUNT ON THE SU PPORT OF YO U R FAM I LY AN D FR IENDS, TRY TO PLAN W HERE IT’ S BEST FO R T HE M TO STAN D AND SUPPORT YOU. TRY TO DIV IDE YO U R R UN NI N G I NTO PARTS AND W HEN ITS HOT, N E V E R S K I P AN AI D STATI O N!TRANSITIONS INT RAI NI N G,YO UWHENYOUDISCON N ECTANDCO N N ECTPA RTS YOU DON ’T P IN C H CA BL ES A N D CAUSE A S H O RTFO R H ALF AN D FULL DISTANCES RACES, I TAKE AN E X T RABYT H ATCANPRACTICEYOURTRANS IT ION S.E VE RY T I M E I GO FO R A W ETSUIT SW IM IN TRAINING, I E N D MY S ES S I O N BY GE TTING MY W ETSUIT OFF AS QUIC K LY AS PO S S I B LE . O N RACE DAY, IT’S HELPFU L TO MEM ORIZ E W H E R E E V E RYTH I NG IS BY SEARCHING FOR LAND MA RKS A N D MAYB E E V E N J UST A PERSON YOU KNOW WHO’L L WA IT FOR YOU AT YO UR NEXT TRANSITION SPOT. TRY TO FIN D A F I X E D STR UCT UR E DURING THE RACE AND YOU W IL L C E RTAI N LY WI N YO URSELF SOME TIME!C IRC UIT. IT ’S E X P E N SIV E TO FIX BUT E ASY TO AVO I D. W H E N P OSSIBL E , TA K E SOME E X T RA EQUIP ME N T W IT H YO U, S U C H AS E X T RA SC RE WS, DE RA IL L E UR H A N G E RS A N D A BATTE RY C H A RG E R W IT H YOU!JAKE BIRTWHISTLEW IN N E R OF W TS H A MBURG 2 0 1 9 W IN N E R OF W TS L E E DS 2019 2N D COMMON W E A LT H GA MES T RIAT H LON 2018SWIM TAK E TI M E TO R E LAX FOR THE SWIM LEG. AN EF FIC IE N T ST Y L E I S FAST I N THE WATER, SO IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE CO M FORTAB LE . FO CUS ON YOUR TECHNIQU E, STAY ON TOP O F T H E WAT E R , AND KEEP YOUR ARMS TU RNING OV E R – N O M AT T E R WHAT. E VEN IF YOU HAVE FIVE COMPET ITORS SW I M MI NG OV E R YO U AT THE TURN BU OYS!BIKE E V E RYO N E US ES TH E START OF THE BIKE LEG TO G E T IN TO A GO O D PO S I TI O N. I F YOU ’VE HAD A G OOD SWIM, N OW IS YO U R CH ANCE TO M AK E UP FOR IT. OR, IF YOU SWAM W E L L , N OW I S T HE T I M E TO CAPITALISE ON THAT. IF YOU P L A N TO S U RVI VE AN D FI N I S H YOU R TRIATHLON, YOU CAN TAK E T H IS O PPO RTUNI TY TO FI ND YOU R FEET (OR LEG S) AND WORKRUNI N TO T HE B I KE LEG. I F YOU ’RE RACING TO BE COMPET IT IV E , N OW YO U N E E D TO B E AT THE F RONT!N O MAT T E R W H AT K IN D OF AT H L E T E YOU A RE , O R I F YO U LOV E OR H AT E T H E RUN , T H IS IS W H E RE T HI N G S CA N RE A L LY COME UN DON E IF YOU DON ’T RAC E SM A RT. YO U WA N T TO RE AC H T H E FIN ISH L IN E H AV IN G USE D A L L O F YOUR E N E RGY, BUT IT ’S N OT A LWAYS E ASY TO JU D G E W H AT T H AT PAC E MAY BE FROM T H E STA RT. FOR MOST P EO P L E , I’D SAY STA RT OUT CON SE RVAT IV E LY, RE L AT IV E TO YO U R G OA LS. W H AT E V E R PAC E IT FE E LS L IK E YOU’RE R U N N I N G AT T H E STA RT OF T H IS L EG, YOU’RE MOST L IK E LY A LWAYS G OIN G FAST E R, SO K E E P T H AT IN MIN D. K E E P YO U R B O DY N IC E A N D UP RIG H T A N D G L IDE SMOOT H LY AC RO S S TH E ROA D.TRANSITIONS W H E N IT COMES TO T RA N SIT ION S, CA L ME R I S FASTE R . A LWAYS! T H E RE A RE A L L SORTS OF DIFFE RE N T TR I C KS P EOP L EDOTOHELP;RUBBE RBA N DSH OLD I N GBIKESH OES UP, RUN SH OES OP E N W IDE , TA LC UM P OW D E R , VASE L IN E – T H E L IST COUL D BE E N DL ESS. IF YO U TH I N K I T H E L P S YOU, T H E N IT DOES, BUT T H E N UMBE R O N E TR I C K IS TO STAY CA L M.AMELIA WATKINSON1ST 7 0.3 GYDN IA 2019 1ST C H A L L E N G E ME L BOURNE 2 0 1 9 4T H IRON MA N FRA N K FURT 2 0 1 9SWIM AVO I D START LI NE PA NIC. IT’S OF TEN EARLY AND COL D, O U R HE ART RATE H AS BEEN RESTING FOR THE PAST 12 H O U RS AN D TH E START IS F LAT OUT. A 10-MINU TE WA RMUP I N C LU DI NGSOMEMIXEDSTROKESAND6X15 MH A RDE F FORTS GE TS T HE HEART RATE UP PRE-RACE, SO YOUR B ODY DO ES N ’T GO I NTO SHOCK W HEN THE G U N G O ES OFF AN D, E V E N M O R E I M PORTANTLY, IF THE WATER IS COL D TOP RE V E NTH YPE RVENTILATING.WENORMALLYSW IMO U R FAST EST TH RO U G H OR NEAR TO THE END OF OUR T RAI N I N G S E TS , S O A WARM-UP WON’T TIRE YOU OU T.BIKE U SE WHAT YO U’V E GOT. DON’T G ET CAUG HT UP ON YOUR BIKE’SN UM B E R S .THEREARESOMANYEXTE RN A LFACTOR S ( T HI N K S I CKNESS, SLEEP, BODY TEMPERAT URE , FAM I LY, WO R K, TRAI NING LOAD ETC) THAT CAN A FFECT YO U R P OWE R O N A HARD BIKE SESSION. IF YOU ’RE T IRE D, T RAI N BY HE ART RAT E, OR PUT YOU R BIKE INTO A H IG H E R GE AR AN D D O A ST RENGTH SESSION INSTEAD. IF YOUR PE RC EI V E D E FFO RT I S HARDER THAN NORMAL, YOU ST IL L GE T T HE GAI NS , I F NOT MORE.RUN L EG SP E E D. AS W E G E T T IRE D, OUR FORM G E TS SLO P PY A N D OFT E N , OUR ST RIDE G E TS H E AV Y A N D L E N GTH E N S O U T. T H IN K A BOUT TA K IN G FAST E R, BUT SH ORT E R STR I D ES . A I M FOR A CA DE N C E OF 9 0 A N D RUN N IN G W IL L FE E L E AS I E R A N D YOUR PAC E W IL L N AT URA L LY P IC K UP.TRANSITIONS DO W H AT YOU CA N ON T H E MOV E . IT ’S SURP RI S I N G H OW MA N Y P EOP L E A RE BE AT E N BY JUST 5 SECO N DS I N A RAC E , W IT H A 3 0 SECON D SLOW E R T RA N SIT IO N . P L AC E YOUR H E L ME T UP SIDE- DOW N ON YOUR A E RO BA R S W I TH T H E ST RA P S OUT. P RE- ROL L YOUR SOC KS, LOO S E LY LO O P YOUR WATC H SO YOU CA N SL IP IT OV E R YOUR W R I ST A N D T IG H T E N IT AS YOU RUN . TA P E YOUR G E LS TOG ETH E R , B U T MA K E SURE YOU CA N G E T T H E M UN DON E QUIC K LY.NIKKI BARTLETT1ST IRON MA N L A N Z A ROT E 2 0 1 9 2N D 7 0.3 PAYS D’A IX 2019 2N D 7 0.3 STA FFORDSH IRE 2 0 1 8TRAIN CO N S I ST E N CY I S KE Y. WITH MOST AG E G ROU PER S T IME AVAI L AB LE I S T HE I S SU E. SO AROUND YOU R FAMILY, WORK AN D OTH E R LI FE ST RESSORS, TRY AND WORKOU T H OW M A N Y SWI M S YO U CAN DO PER WEEK: AND KEE P T H IS CO N S I ST E N T. N E X T, F IND A G ROUP, CLU B OR A BU N C H OF B U D D I ES TO D O T HESE WITH. THERE ARE SO MANY C LUBS ARO U ND, YO U’LL D E FINITELY BE ABLE TO FIND ONE LOCA L TO YOU. T ECH NI Q UE TIPS F ROM COACHES, BEING P USH E D TO N E W LE V E LS BY ATHLETES, AND F RIENDS FO R L IFE . W H AT M O R E CAN YO U ASK FOR!SWIMBIKE SIMP L E T IP - G E T A BIK E FIT FROM A TOP COM PA N Y. N OTI F YO U CAN , ALWAYS TRY AND RECCE THE COURSE A H E A DJUST TO SAV E YOU LOTS OF T IME , BUT MORE FOR CO M FO RTO F T I ME O R WALK AROU ND THE SWIM LOCATION TO G E T AA N D IN JURY P RE V E N T IONF E E L FO R TH E CO URSE. SOMETIMES IT’S HARD TO SIG H T SW I M BUOYS S O I F YOU G ENUINELY CAN’T SEE THE BUOYS AH E AD, LO O K FO R LANDMARKS TO AIM FOR. ALSO C H EC KRUNW H E RE TH E S UN WILL RISE FOR RACE DAY - GOG G L E CH O I C E WI LL B E KE Y. THE MORE YOU CAN MAKE YOURSE L F FAM I L I AR WI T H TH E SURROUNDING S (CONTROLLIN G T H E CO N T RO LLAB LE ) , T HE MORE LIKELY YOU W ILL STAY CA L M W H E N TH E GUN GO ES OFF !SA ME FOR SW IM A N D BIK E , BUT T H E MA IN LOVE O F TH E SP ORT IS TO E X P LORE . I A BSOLUT E LY LOV E E X P LO R I N G BY BIK E A N D RUN ESP EC IA L LY. YOU’L L BE SURP RIS E D W H AT’ S A ROUN DYOU.E X P LORE T H ETA K EALOOKG ORG EOUSATW H AT ’SN EA R BYANDSURROUN DIN G S, TA K E AWAYT H E GA DG E TS A N D A P P REC IAT E T H E N AT URE A RO U N D YOU.TRANSITIONS IT ’S SOME T H IN G W E P RACT IC E W E E K LY, SOME T I M ES DA I LY. T H OSE BRIC K SESSION S - DON ’T BE L A Z Y. G E T A L L YO U R K IT RE A DY, N E X T TO T H E DOOR ( N O E XC USES TO G O I N TO T H E MA IN PA RT OF T H E H OUSE A N D G E T DISTRACTE D ! ) . G IV E YOURSE L F A 3 0- 6 0 SECON D TA RG E T. 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