Even though it is only October 17th, and many of us have one or more races on the books for 2011, the 2012 triathlon season is upon us.
The work done starting now and over the next few months is crucial to how you will be able to prepare for your A race next summer, and ultimately how you will be able to perform at that race (and beyond). Check out my page on training thoughts to help guide you through the process of planning out your next season and a “guide” to help you with the training. Is my approach the best way? No, I’m sure folks out there like Joel Filliol or Paulo Sousa have a better system of planning and methodology to training (not to mention more experience) – but the fact is unless you sit down and make a plan – you will not reach your goals. The act of planning (and sticking to that plan) in and of itself will greatly increase the likelihood of you achieving your goals.
If you want to improve your game, but don’t have the time (or don’t want to spend the time) to do the proper planning, if you find yourself stuck banging your head against a wall, or you aren’t sure which way the road should lead you – you should think about hiring a coach. Some members of my short-list at listed to the left of this page – I would encourage you to contact them. You may be surprised to find that some of them have full rosters for 2012 already. You also have the option of heading over to the contact page and inquiring about what I can do for you.
Whatever you decide – I urge you to do it now – time lost is time you will never get back.