Pacing is the key to an excellent performance on the bike leg. A well-executed pacing strategy is built on knowing your sustainable power for the distance being raced.
World masters champ and coach Dr Auriel Forrester describes how to improve the3 components that contribute to increasing your power: base fitness, aerobic fitness and race power. He also identifies the common mistakes made by triathletes – and dispels popular myths about power — that prevent athletes from achieving their cycling potential.
How many watts you can produce and how long you can sustain them are the key factors for improving your race performance. Use these tips to fine-tune a more effective training strategy that will increase your power, up your work rate and improve your results.
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