I’m sure it’s no coincidence that while I’m currently reading Matt Fitzgerald’s “Iron War”, I stumble upon this insightful video from Ironman legend Mark Allen…
In this excerpt from The Art and Science of Triathlon lecture series, Mark discusses the importance of, and rationale behind building an aerobic base first, then adding speed training.
This won’t come as news to many athletes, but I enjoyed his explanation.
The point that really hit home was his bullet stating:
- Requires patience that most athletes do not have
How true that is…!