Build Triathloning Success

  • Train to a specific set of personalized triathlon workouts for your best ROI of time to performance results. Continuing to do the same activities will yield the same results. Make your changes starting now.
  • Spend 80% of your effort to eliminate time sucks that impede progress towards your goals. These may include writing workouts, waiting on others to show up for training, analyzing meaningless metrics, eliminating worries that add no value and impair confidence, and other time wasting actions.
  • Pre-exempt troubles, eliminate potential problem areas ahead of time: lack of endurance, untested nutrition choices, incomplete check-off lists, procrastinating on race entries, indecisiveness lodging arrangements, etc.
  • Embrace downtime from work, sport, and social. Your body and mind rebounds stronger after dedicated rest, recovery, and rejuvenation. Breathe deep, exhale, and relax a bit too.
  • Focus on doing new to progress toward your goals. You’re not fixing problems. Fixing is for pets. New workouts. New race tactics. Barrow extensively from successful triathletes further along in their journeys than you.
  • Eliminate regression. Adopt polarity management in your training plan.
  • Training should be a process mindset, not project. Let the sport become part of your lifestyle.
  • Get people to follow you to your sweet spot. Don’t passively find yourself in a competitors’ sweet spot. Explore solutions for widening your sweet spots to other disciplines.
  • Push through challenges. Gain with limited pain. Embrace opportunities to raise your pain threshold with difficult workouts that push you physically and mentally.
  • Ensure you and your coach are in sync with training and race plans. Ensure you and your sigo are in sync with tri and social family plans! Communicate plans. Honor boundaries. Live up to commitments.