Triathletes and Strength Training

The Great Disconnect ?

Dr. Tudor O. Bompa, considered the father of modern periodization, was once asked about the biggest training mistakes that triathletes make.  He responded by stating that “The two biggest mistakes were not using evidence-based training methods and not implementing a year-round strength training program.”  With this endorsement, justifying the exclusion of strength training by any serious triathlete or coach would be difficult. Continue reading