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Steve Trew on turbo training – part 1

Steve Trew, as well as being our official link with triathlon’s Golden Years, is also a fine coach and we asked him to dust off some of his notes about turbo trainers and useful sessions. Prepare to suffer because, on a turbo, there’s no place to hide…

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Steve Trew on turbo training – part 2

After Steve Trew’s fairly gentle introduction to turbo training sessions in part 1, we’re going to step up the level a bit with four key workouts which you can use at any point in a training programme when you’re not able to get out on the road but need to do some quality training.

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Done in an hour: running

The third in our series of “Done in an hour” articles, James Beckinsale gives us three running sessions specifically targeting skills and technique, technique and aerobic capacity and finally lactate tolerance and strength.

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Done in an hour: cycling

Conventional wisdom has it that cycle training means long sessions in the saddle but, for the time constrained among us, James Beckinsale has three sessions to offer which can all be ‘Done in an Hour’.

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Done in an hour: swimming

James Beckinsale looks at three swim sessions that are designed to improve your technique, your race preparation and your open water swimming. All of these can be fitted into that magic hour as long as you focus on the task in hand.

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Basic turbo trainer sessions

Just buying a turbo trainer won’t improve your bike training! Like going to a pool swim session without a plan, it a training aid that needs some structure to get the best out of – so here are a few simple but effective ones to start you off.

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