Essential Triathlon Advice

Triathlete Europe—October 20, 2014

There are thousands of separate bits of triathlon coaching advice out there. But if coaches themselves could give you one nugget to take with you into your training, what would it be? This:

Run Better:

Train what’s behind you. "A strong butt is the key to a happy life when it comes to running." That's straight from Jordan D. Metzl, MD, sports medicine physician at NYC's Hospital for Special Surgery and Triathlete contributor. How so? Strength in the glutes keeps the pelvis from tilting from side to side (among other things) and has the potential to eliminate some classic running injuries including IT band friction syndrome. Work with a coach or physical therapist to determine which strengthening exercises are exactly right for you.

Article originally appeared on at Triathlete.europe.competitor.com.

 

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