1: Portable Metabolic Testing
Everything you need to know about portable metabolic testing, including
how to use this this technology with your athletes. In addition
to explaining the role of VO2 max, Lactate Threshold, and Aerobic
Threshold in working with endurance athletes, an actual test will
be performed on site as an example. The presentation will cover
the pluses and minuses of portable systems, as well as how to incorporate
portable testing into your individual business model.
Patrick is a USAT Level 1 coach and the founder of Performance
Training Systems. He has written for eTips, Xtri.com, TransitionTimes,
Active.com and in Inside Tri magazine. He has competed in nine Ironman
races, from Klagenfurt to Kona.
2: Using the Vasa Ergometer
A comprehensive presentation and discussion on using the Vasa Ergometer
for time-efficient and effective triathlon swim training and coaching
for all levels of athlete from beginner to advanced, and for all
distances from sprint to Ironman.
Al Lyman is a USAT Level 1 coach and the founder of Pursuit
Fitness LLC. He is a Joe Friel Ultrafit Associate, a USA Cycling
Level 3 coach, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Coach Al has competed in hundreds of races over a 25-year span
as an endurance athlete, including three Hawaii Ironman finishes.
3: Race Nutrition for Triathletes
Simplifying the Science and Weeding Through the Marketing Hype.
A step-by-step discussion of race-nutrition needs, and how to meet
those needs through sports-nutrition products. Focus will be on
taking the known science on race nutrition, presenting it in an
easy-to-understand-and-use format, and debunking the prevailing
myths that come from the marketing hype in the sports-nutrition
Jason and Will are the Co-Directors of Tri-Hard
Endurance Sports Coaching. Jason and Will are USA Triathlon
Level 1 Coaches and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists
(NSCA-CSCS). Will is also a USA Cycling Certified Coach. Jason and
Will have over 20 years of coaching experience, are frequent speakers
to both groups of coaches and athletes, and have authored numerous
articles for Inside Triathlon, Triathlete, New England Sports, the
Ironman website, and other publications.
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