Are Pro Triathletes Training TOO Much?

Published on February 26th 2023


In today's video, James looks into how much pro triathletes train in comparison to pro swimmers, runners and cyclists. Have the triathlete group pushed it too far and train too much? With three sports to train for rather than just the one, triathletes are at risk of injury and burning themselves out more than most. So let's find out! πŸ€” 0:00 - Intro 1:50 - How much do triathletes train? 3:12 - How much do pro swimmers train? 3:44 - How much do pro cyclists train? 4:21 - How much do pro runners train? 4:56 - How does their training compare? 5:43 - Are triathletes training too much? Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Check out the GTN Shop πŸ‘‰ GTN Training Plans πŸ‘‰ How much to you train every week? Whether it be a few hours or almost every day we'd love to hear about it in the comment section below! πŸ’¬ Watch more on GTN... πŸ“Ή What Do Pro Triathletes Eat In A Day πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show πŸ‘‰ Photos: Β© Triathlon / Getty Images 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎡 All Out of Love - Larry Poppinz Bounce House - Margareta Brill - Valante Funky Pants - Valante No More Goodbyes (Instrumental Version) - Ella Faye Spin for Me (Instrumental Version) - Flux Vortex The Thought of You (Instrumental Version) - Snake City Winning Hand - Ealot #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #protriathlete #proswimmer #prorunner #procyclist #pro The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Selle Italia: Trimtex: Wahoo: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -