Ready to get fitter and race faster? Scientific Triathlon is all about helping you and other age-group triathletes train smarter and achieve your triathlon goals. You've found the right place if you want to: -Get started in triathlon without feeling overwhelmed -Improve your swim, bike and run fitness and race faster or go longer -Achieve great overall health and well-being by managing your nutrition and recovery, and by finding a good balance between training and other obligations Hi, I'm Mikael, the face behind Scientific Triathlon! My goal with Scientific Triathlon is to give you the tools and resources you need to reach your triathlon goals, big or small. Whether you want to use triathlon as a vehicle to get in shape and lose weight, or you want to win your age group in a competitive race, the content you'll find on this website (including the Blog and the Show) and in the emails I send can help. You'll find tons of valuable information on how to train smart using and with structure to get the most bang for your training buck, how to avoid injury and overtraining to be able to train consistently without setbacks, how to avoid stagnation and break through performance plateaus, how to manage your training and balance it with your family and work commitments, and lots more. These are just some of the challenges that age-group triathletes face, and my hope is that the actionable and comprehensive content on Scientific Triathlon can help you overcome these challenges. What makes Scientific Triathlon stand out among other triathlon sites is the quality of the content. You won't find many 500-word articles here. When I cover a topic, I do it properly. The reason for this is that I don't want you to just consume the content here and forget about it five minutes later. I want you to really be able to apply the things you learn in your triathlon training, so the content is designed to give you the complete picture, but still be actionable and comprehensive. My articles have also been featured in many popular triathlon magazines and media outlets like Triradar, Beginner Triathlete, and others. Finally, I just want to say that Scientific Triathlon is not about me, it's about you. If there's any topic you think I should cover in one way or another, let me know right away. Some of the most valuable content around here has resulted directly from reader feedback. Thank you for being a Scientific Triathlon reader. I look forward to getting to know you!