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MY TRAINING week starts with a 24 hour intermittent fast on Mondays, then the following morning performing a mix of HIIT, an ab workout and steady state cardio while still in fasted state for optimum fat loss.
A study by exercise professor and coach Dr. Todd Miller demonstrates "specific anaerobic performance tests performed (see research paper), increases in external loading as low as 2% of body weight results in significant decreases in performance."
Mark Perry of BuiltLean.com asks "what happens if you are a triathlete, or competitive runner with 20% body fat and a good 10-20 lb of fat to lose? Well you are essentially carrying the equivalent of a 10-20 lb dumbbell with you at all times, which is going to have a massive impact on your athletic performance." Click here to read the full article.
Followed sprints with an open water swim drilling on mechanics. Performed 4 x 350 metre laps.
Evening tempo ride with Cadence Trainer app @ 90.
The goal is lower my body fat percentage to under 10% by race day on Oct 4th. Currently I am 13%. Less body fat should make me a more lean mean triathlete machine.