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16-week Ironman training plan

Coach Paul Duncan of QT2 Systems bring you a super simple 16-week Ironman training plan.

Coach Paul Duncan’s 16-week 70.3 training plan for beginners

Coach Paul Duncan shares a 16-week training plan to get you ready for your half distance race this summer.

Coach Paul Duncan: Tips for a one-hour Ironman swim

If the one-hour swim is a milestone you’ve set for yourself, here are some tips to help you get there.

Coach Paul Duncan: The basics of periodization

What is periodization in endurance sport training? How can you work it into your own plan? All your questions answered here:

All about run cadence: Q&A with coach Beth Shutt

One of the most common questions we get asked as coaches, specific to running, is about run cadence. What is […]

Rowing 101: The perfect triathlon cross-training activity you probably haven’t tried

Your guide to one of the most effective cross-training activities for a triathlete

5 eating habits for triathletes to adopt in 2018

In 2017, I spent a lot of time working with my athletes in many different aspects of training, from mental […]

Coach Paul Duncan: Does social media help or hinder our training?

If you have been involved in┬átriathlon for more than a few weeks and haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve […]

Ask the coach: Motivation after race season ends

In his weekly column, Coach Paul Duncan answers readers’ questions on training, racing, nutrition and triathlon in general. Dear Coach: […]

Coach Paul Duncan: Alcohol and endurance gains

How exactly does alcohol intake impact your triathlon training?