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An Honest Breakdown of Triathlon Cycling Pacing Strategies Used by the Pros

Something beginner athletes are often surprised to learn is that winning a race isn’t just about pushing yourself as hard as you possibly can—there’s actually an incredible amount of depth and strategy that involves knowing when not to push yourself. This is a concept known as “pacing.” Pacing is incredibly important. Studies have proven that properly implemented pacing strategies during a triathlon will have a substantial impact on the overall performance of an athlete. Not only will you do better in terms of performance, you’ll reduce the likelihood of injury and mid-event burnout. One of the most important times to have a good pacing strategy is during the time when you go [...]