A Lesson in Half Ironman Pacing

Half Pacing

One of the cool things about being a coach is getting data back from athletes and seeing that they have followed instructions perfectly and had great races. One of my athletes gave a master class in race execution at the Tauranga Half on the weekend – setting the fastest age group bike time (2.12) and winning his grade.

Happily he has given permission for me to use his files for the edification/education of all. If you’ve been wondering how power meters can add to your training/racing then this should be helpful.

Article about power training on Sportzhub

This is the first of a series introducing the basics of using power and the equipment available.

Monitoring Training Effect

The reason we train is to improve…right? Especially when you’ve gone to the expense of having a power meter and coach. I admit to frequent bouts of amazement at the people that I see devoting endless (I can’t say countless when we’re all using equipment to count every second/watt/stroke/stride etc) hours and thousands of dollars to their sporting pursuits without seeing meaningful improvement.

This article is about a simple way for power users to set goals and monitor whether they’ve achieved anything in their last training block