5 Key Factors to Selecting the Right Triathlon Bike

Competing in endurance cycling events, such as an Ironman triathlon or road race, requires an athlete to be dedicated to their training program. It also requires the athlete to have access to the right tools and the right equipment. And, for triathlon athletes, this means investing in a bicycle designed for use in triathlon competitions. …

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Why Endurance Athletes Benefit From INSCYD Performance Testing

Training for an endurance event, such as a triathlon, is no small feat. It requires dedication to a difficult sport and for the endurance athlete to be committed to a training plan. Athletes in training inevitably develop a close relationship with their bodies and can often identify their natural and unique cues. But sometimes, when …

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How to Overcome Unexpected Endurance Training Setbacks

Experiencing an endurance training setback, such as developing a common running injury or unexpected change in employment, is frustrating. And, unfortunately, when unforeseen delays do occur, they may throw a training program’s trajectory off course. However, when training for a high-level sporting event – such as a marathon or triathlon, for example – setbacks are …

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First Time Triathletes Should Invest in Triathlon Coaching Services

Training for your first triathlon is a big undertaking. It requires dedication towards three endurance sports at a significant level – swimming, cycling, and running. And, if you’re considering competing at an Ironman event, the commitment required and endurance levels for those races are much higher than the standard Olympic distances. Without previous endurance race …

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How Cycling Training Leads to Faster Endurance Running Times

Faster endurance running times are often achieved more easily when cross-training strategies are part of the training program. By adding different types of physical training, like cycling and swimming, it allows runners to improve their overall performance without adding unnecessary impact load to joints.  Why a runner should want to increase their running speed is …

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Why a Marathon Training Plan is Essential for Endurance Runners

Endurance running is a beautiful sport that naturally enhances both our physical stamina and mental strength simultaneously. Endurance running serves to improve a person’s cardiovascular health, is often used for stress relief, and also is an enjoyable way to connect to a community. However, endurance running is also challenging. To be successful as a long-distance …

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B78 Endurance Hub is a go

We’ve been busy coaching, training, and building! We’ve created a B78 Endurance Hub so people can access intel, training programs, and strength programming all in one place. Members of the B78 Endurance Hub will have access to weekly master classes. Every week we will release a new master class on a range of topics that …

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Sports performance nutrition with Dr. Kim McQueen

“Over the years I’ve worked with many exceptional athletes and it’s always exciting to watch their careers grow. Years ago I met Jasper Blake, a Canadian Ironman Champion, who was achieving some amazing results in his races. Jasper has an unmatched focus and infectious enthusiasm when it comes to sports performance (and life) and I …

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Sports psychologist Shannon Thompson on leaning into discomfort

Jasper Blake, head coach with B78, chats with positive sports psychologist Shannon Thompson about horse psychology, getting centred, and leaning into discomfort. For the win! As an athlete and a coach, Shannon has always been fascinated by the psychology of achievement. Her interest regarding the power of the mind to impact an athlete’s performance and …

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Jasper Blake is the host of The Habit Podcast.

Mental strategies for best performances

The ability to deal with the mental stress of important situations is critical if you want to do the very best job you can on race day. Even if you are a beginner, you still want to do your best. So how come it is so difficult for people to do this? Why do so many people break down or “choke” when it matters the most?

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