Training For Functional Lean Mass: Triathlete

Strong muscles are important for anyone trying to stay healthy. But for triathletes, increasing lean muscle mass is vital and will make a difference in their endurance, speed, and fatigue during intense races. Just like the three segment race, there are three main aspects to remember in building lean muscle mass.

Less Intense Workouts for Longer Periods of Time

Recent studies have shown a larger increase in muscle protein synthesis during long, low intensity workouts than with high intensity but shorter workouts. As such, triathletes should consider training schedules with less intensity but for longer periods of time. Each set …read more


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