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Why Low Cadence for Triathlon?

Strength training - low cadence, big gear hill reps for Trisutto camp athletes in Cyprus. Even after all these years, and all the results I'm still asked by athletes about bike cadence. How come I'm such a proponent for 'non-biker' trained athletes to use low cadence?...

Fearless Racing

Melanie overcomes the tough conditions at Ironman Western Australia with a smile. This weekend, I had Melanie Baumann racing in one of the most beautiful places in the world, Western Australia. After racing Hawaii in October, Melanie was still keen to race and...

Welcoming Coach Declan Doyle

As our Trisutto family continues to grow, I am very pleased to welcome coach Declan Doyle. I have known Declan for more than 10 years, and during that time I have been able to observe his outstanding exploits as an athlete, while he continued his career in...

Bike for Show, Run for Dough!

A superb come from behind win for Lisa Roberts in Cozumel. Photo Credit @TalbotCox Lisa Roberts continued her amazing season capturing her 3rd Ironman title in Cozumel. This fall Lisa has been on fire nabbing a title in September, October, and now November. Lisa...

Bahrain Brilliance

Daniela lays it on the line at Bahrain 70.3. Photo Credit: TrimaxMag Now the dust has settled from last weekends race, we can make a clear analysis of both the race, and of the season. Firstly, hats off to an absolute brilliant return to top level racing for The...

Coaching: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

The holiday season is almost upon us and I’m beginning to see athletes posting on social media about the newest tri equipment or gadgets that they have received, or would like to receive as gifts. They’ve read in the tri mags, or observed the top age group or elite...

Developing the tools for success

Happy to be back racing - Matt Trautman back in action at the Half Iron Distance, winning the Race 2 Stanford. Photo Credit: Oakpics.com Step-by-step, Matty Trautman continues to inspire as he took on his first Half Distance this weekend at home in South Africa,...

Swim Challenged

After two successful training camps where our visiting coaches were impressed with the improvement in swim strokes and times of the athletes attending, I now sit on the plane reflecting on a pertinent point that was raised at the end of our camp debrief: How was it...

Courageous Athletes; Proud Coaches!

Congratulations Diana on an outstanding (and rare) achievement - 4-peat at Ironman Malaysia! Winning an Ironman is a huge thing. But winning an Ironman for 4 times in a row is just outstanding. After a disappointing race in Kona, where Diana suffered respiratory...

Rise of the Super Mums: From Triathlon to Marathon

Gwen Jorgensen and Nicola Spirig at the 2016 Olympics. Photo: André Motta  On Gwen's decision to retire from triathlon and take on the marathon? One can only tip their hat and say congratulations and best of luck for the future. I also don't think the decision should...

The Explosion Of Testing!

Athletes training at St Moritz this summer. With many athletes resuming training after a deserved end of season break, we at Trisutto have been taken aback with the amount of new age group athletes inquiring about which 'performance' tests they need to complete before...

Nature or nurture?

Have you ever considered why you may not reach the same levels of performance as say Nicola Spirig or Daniela Ryf? You may put it down to not training hard enough or not having the time to put in that much effort. In fact. It may not be your fault. In general, there...

Back in Hawaii

Second place for Barb at the Xterra World Championships this weekend in Maui. Hawaii. Photo Credit: Xterra Media In what could only be described as an atypical world championships prep, Barb headed to one of her favorite haunts, Maui to grab a second place in the...

How Long Between Ironman and My Next Race?

Coach Sutton poolside at our Cyprus base.  With many pro athletes deciding to back up from the Ironman World Championships with 70.3 or even full distance races a couple of weeks apart, a number of questions have been put to me from age group athletes: Can I do it...

How the ‘Fight’ went down!

Daniela Ryf wins her third successive Ironman World Championship Title. Photo: Ironman Media I have been asked about my silence after Kona, and that I must be excited at the outcome? Questions such as: Surely I must have enjoyed the race? Were you worried to see...

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