ATC: Determining Race Pace, Top Swim Drills, Training on Road vs. Tri Bike, Apply MAF and Daniels’ Plans to Cycling, Cadence on the Bike, and More

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Lucho and Tawnee team up to answer your questions on:
-How do you go about determining “race pace.” Specifically for a marathon and a BQ, but also for triathlon and in general.

-When trying to stay around goal watts on bike, what’s your opinion on what to do when you get in a pack legally and power drops along with heart rate drops but speed is the same? Do you go around and keep power up or sit in and get some recovery?

-How do you know if you held back too much in a triathlon and could have gone harder?

-Tips to get a faster swim when endurance is there but not speed. Drills, sets, etc.

-Is there a point in trying to set up the road bike for triathlons with aero bars (and if so how), or just keep the road setup?

-Training on your road bike vs. tri bike, and how that can affect triathlon racing.

-High cadence or low cadence on the bike. What is best for an Olympic triathlon, etc?

-How you can apply MAF principles to bike training especially hen there are hills and decents that affect HR

-How to use Jack Daniels 5-10km training plan for bike training

-Didn’t make BQ — should you jump into another marathon a couple weeks later to try again?

-and more!

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