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.

Get flexible

“Improving your flexibility is key to improving your performance,” says Dow. “That’s because your leg extension won’t be as good if you’re inflexible. You’ll have to sit up higher on your seat, which means you’ll catch more wind and lower your time. Yoga is the best thing a triathlete can do to improve hip and hamstring flexibility, because it creates longer muscle fibers to help you fire through a bigger range of motion.” Try taking a restorative yoga class on your day off from training for better flexibility and to bust stress.

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