Functional strength can be a great way to improve your triathlon training and racing. With so many forms of functional strength training being offered it can be difficult to know what will work best. This month Triathlete Europe’sresident coach, Matt Dixon, breaks down the subject, and explains how a carefully planned and evolving functional strength programme will help you improve in all areas of training to become a faster racer.
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