Triathletes train to better their performances and often one of the biggest steps in their evolution and pathway to success is employing a coach. Not all coaches are the same and a coach that works for one athlete will not necessarily work for you. This month Triathlete Europe’s resident coach, Matt Dixon, looks at coaching, and the components that should thrive in all coaching programmes to help you become the best athlete you can be with the time you have available.
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Matt Dixon discusses the recent program launches, the underpinning concepts of the programs, and touches on the purplepatch view of an athlete's pe
Many of us plan those weekly hours where we nail ourselves in the name of triathlon, but it’s rare that we properly plan our recovery.
Every athlete knows recovery is essential, but Ryan Hall seems to be living it. At the Boston and Chicago marathons in 2011, as well as the Jan.
Check out this February's Men's Journal article featuring Matt Dixon coaching the author on his 6 week challenge to improve his hill biking.
This tends to be the time of year that we face many training challenges and, beyond the short days and inclement weather that can be bothersome, a
Triathlon coach Matt Dixon answers a question about utilizing fat as a source of energy by reducing calorie intake during long workouts.
As we venture towards the start of the race season with many important races on the horizon, it’s time to focus on all areas of your life.