The off-season can mean different things for different athletes.
It can be used as a complete mental and physical break for those athletes recovering after a long season. It can also be an opportunity to hone in and improve a single discipline, or the chance to build on fitness for the next year.
Coaches need to recognise how best to plan the off-season for their athletes on an individual basis, taking into account their individual mental and physical abilities and make up. They must also remember that the off-season should also allow renewed vigour to be taken into the following race season.
Coach Brett gives his thoughts on off-season training options:
Trisutto Stimulus Programs are available for all levels of athletes across Swim, Bike and Run.