Written by Colorado triathlon coaches Will Murray and Craig Howie, The Four Pillars of Triathlon features 26 specific, step-by-step techniques for mental conditioning to enhance your triathlon performance and enjoyment.
The Four Pillars include Imagination, Motivation, Discipline, and Recovery. All important facets to create optimal emotional states on demand, end limiting behaviors, and enhance your ability to recover from workouts and setbacks. Basically training the one thing that is a neglected weapon in every athlete’s arsenal – their minds.
According to Murray and Howie, “Succeeding at and enjoying triathlon takes four things: the imagination to picture your desires. The motivation to pursue them. The discipline to stick to it. And recovery, to make the most of your training efforts.”
Now is a great time to start the New Year and new racing season with another valuable tool in your shed – The Four Pillars of Triathlon!
Not sure what to get your favorite triathlete for the holidays? The staff and ambassadors at 303 have picked out their favorites, and hopefully these goodies will make it under the tree or the stocking of a lucky recipient!
Make sure you check out 303Triathlon.com in the days to come for product reviews on these amazing items!
Stryd Power Meter
If you are looking to stir up some excitement for your tech-lover- athlete this holiday season, Stryd is more powerful than mistletoe.
Footbeat: A New Way to Recover
Meet Footbeat: a pair of moccasins that house an insole that houses a little engine-driven bubble, which compresses your arch which then increases circulation and therefore removes metabolic waste – including lactate, which is also known as: the reason your legs feel like crap. Tiny little engine, big freakin’ deal..
End all your bike commuting woes with the OTTOLock. Their patent-pending multi-layered steel and Kevlar® band design will keep your ride secured and safe from potential bike thieves.
The Modular Gym Bag
Coined as “The Last Gym Bag You’ll Ever Buy”, The Modular Gym & Tri Bagfeatures 2 zippered storage bags that Velcro to the inside of the bag for easy organization. From using super tough ballistic-grade nylon as the bag material, the clever use of removable storage bags for easy organization, to having the shoe compartment convert into a changing mat, they really have made this the last gym bag you’ll need purchase.
The LumaGlo Crossbelt is the next generation of wearable safety gear. Its multi-colored, moving patterns hold the ultimate attention-grabbing power in even the heaviest traffic and most inclement weather conditions.
The Four Pillars of Triathlon
Written by Colorado Triathlon Coaches Will Murray and Craig Howie, The Four Pillars of Triathlon is a new book that features 26 specific, step-by-step techniques for mental conditioning to enhance your triathlon performance and enjoyment.
Ravemen CR900 Front Light and TR20 Rear Light
One light – every possible scenario covered. Need a daytime running light for really, really long rides on country roads? Check. Need a super bright flood light for nighttime bike commuting? Check. Need to change the brightness of your light on the fly as the sun rises? CHECK!