Webinar: Strength Training for Better Triathlons
Topic: Strength Training for Better Triathlons
Use this off-season/pre-season to increase your strength and improve overall performance.
- Would you like to get more out the bike leg of the triathlon?
- Would you like to improve core strength and prevent fatigue and injuries?
- Do you wish your legs felt fresher for the run?
This webinar will cover the theories and practice of incorporating resistance and flexibility exercises into your training program. Gym and home exercises will be presented along with annual program information. Perform better in all three legs and prevent injuries by adding strength exercises to your training.
Have you ever heard the saying “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten”? To reach your highest potential as a triathlete, you must go beyond just piling on the training miles and hoping for the best. Today, competitive triathletes at all levels are using off-season and year-round strength training to improve performance. Learn how to take yourself to the next level. A few small changes can bring huge results!
Based in Santa Barbara, CA, Ken Doyle is a coach, personal trainer and race. Years of coaching cyclists and improving bike performance in triathletes eventually led to co-authoring the book, Weight Training for Cyclists, with Eric Schmitz, and after nine years of steady sales, an updated, 2nd edition was released.
A lifelong athlete, Ken took up the sport of triathlon after college, staying competitive in the sport for 6 years until an auto accident ended his running/triathlon career. “It was a good life lesson for me”, Ken says, “having to adjust to an orthopedic challenge like none I have faced before”. After helping so many others regain physical function after serious injury, he now was forced to experience things from the other side. Ken did adjust, and soon was able to ride, and then race, mountain bikes competitively. This eventually led to racing road bikes, a sport that he still participates in today at age 50.
Ken’s athletic background includes having competed as a sprinter/hurdler on the Cal State University track team while dual majoring in Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training. Before moving full-time into fitness, Ken’s sportsmedicine career saw him working 8 years in a physical therapy setting as well as serving as a head trainer in professional basketball and touring Europe with Team USA soccer.
Ken’s unique background in fitness and sportsmedicine has given him the necessary tools to create safe and effective training programs to increase performance while preventing injury.
Ken’s certifications include:
Certified Athletic Trainer - National Athletic Trainer’s Association
Certified Personal Trainer - National Strength & Conditioning Association
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist - National Strength & Conditioning Association
Licensed Cycling Coach – U.S. Cycling Federation
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: $24.99 for USAT Members and Race Directors; $39.99 for Non-Members
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