Tag Archives: triathletes

When the Devil’s in the Details

When the Devil’s in the Details

Brandon Marsh says: “Be obsessive” 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 wat ...
Race Week Preparation

Race Week Preparation

Q: From a Team-Marsh Facebook fan: I have a race coming up and am nervous already. What does your typical “race week” look like? Brandon Marsh answers: A: The week before a race is a concern for all triathletes, no matter the distance or ...
Hill Training Without the Hills

Hill Training Without the Hills

Q: I have a hilly race coming up, but there are no hills where I live. How do I train for this? Brandon Marsh answers: A: For athletes who live among flat terrain but travel to races with some elevation, hill training can be a common problem. Growing ...
Avoiding Summer Slumps

Avoiding Summer Slumps

Q:  Training in this heat is hard. How do I beat the “dog days” of summer? Brandon Marsh answers: How fitting that right now I’m listening to Florence and the Machine’s song, “The Dog Days are Over.”   All signs p ...
Brandon Marsh’s Story

Brandon Marsh’s Story

Dear Brandon, How did you become a professional triathlete? Brandon: A lot of little boys want to be athletes when they grow up. Growing up in a small town in Texas, though, the only professional sports I knew to choose from were ball games: football ...