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Video: Modifying Your Training Program

By Troy Jacobson

Training is meant to be fluid... adjusted at times based on how the athlete is feeling. While everyone needs a framework to follow in the form of a structured training schedule, successful athletes learn how their body 'ticks' and develop a high sense of self awareness. They leverage that ability to be intuitive to modify their training plan based on the way they feel...ideally with the help and guidance of their coach.

In this Endurance Tip segment with Coach Troy, he discusses the concept of modifying training based on feel and talks about a recent personal example. Use this information to improve your training process for better results!


Coach Troy Jacobson, the founder of the Spinervals Cycling Video Series and a former pro triathlete, is the National Director of Endurance Training at LIFE TIME FITNESS. With over 80 fitness centers throughout North America, LIFE TIME FITNESS offers a full array of multisport training programs and services for the recreational and competitive triathlete. For more information, visit or