12 Ways to Improve Your Triathlon Time

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12 Ways to Improve Your Triathlon Time

Want to power up your triathlete performance without training more? You won't have to log extra miles to get a personal record with these expert tips to race more efficiently.

Adjust your seat

“To improve your pedaling power—as well as prevent injury and knee pain—you don’t want your saddle to be too low or too high,” says David Dow, kinesiologist and advanced bike fit specialist at Endurance Monster in Skaneateles, New York. “Ideally, your leg extension should be between 140 and 150 degrees. If you have too little leg extension, you’re not recruiting both your hamstrings and quads. If you have too much, you could cause injury from hyperextension.”

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