Brandon Marsh says:
Triathletes are widely known for being perfectionists. We obsess over everything, from the aerodynamics of our bike to the optimal heart rate zone on a long run to greater distance per stroke in the water. And, because you’re a “crazy triathlete,” this kind of data analysis is second-nature.
But after a couple weeks of big races for me, Amy and our age-group athletes, I realized there are other specifics triathletes need to obsess over. Triathlon is a sport with many moving parts. If these seemingly small parts are neglected, they can become big problems, especially when your race is in a different city or state from where you train. Will you have to rent a bike? Do you need to take your own food?
Let’s review some commonly ignored details and how you can “be obsessive.” Read more →