What Is Over Gearing? | Triathlon Training Explained

Published on May 7th 2019

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Over gearing is a popular training method within triathlon and time trialling, so Mark and Fraser are here to take a closer look and explain exactly what it is, and how it can help us! In association with TrainingPeaks Subscribe to GTN: http://gtn.io/SubscribetoGTN Check out the GTN Shop: https://gtn.io/nE You may have heard of the terms Over gearing and Under gearing, but if you haven’t they refer to riding in a gear that is higher or lower than your usual choice, allowing you to pedal at your optimal cadence. In this video we’re focussing on Over gearing as it’s a popular training method within triathlon and time trialling, so we thought we should take a closer look and explain exactly what it is, and how it can help us. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: https://upload.globaltrinetwork.com/ If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gtn.io/n4 Watch more on GTN... 📹 Strength Training On The Bike | Over Gear Sweet Spot Workout With Will Clarke 👉 https://gtn.io/OverGearWC 📹 Aero Testing With David McNamee | In Pursuit Of The Kona Top Step 👉 https://gtn.io/McNameeAeroTest Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images