Training Questions

No-carb nutrition
In many workouts on the MōTTIV training app, the nutrition information will guide you to have a no carb or non-carbohydrate source of fuel before or during ...
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 4:02 PM
What to do if you can't train
There may be times when you're in the middle of your training plan for a big race, but you have to take time away from your training due to travel/vaca...
Wed, Apr 13, 2022 at 3:26 PM
Swimming Units of Measure in Your Workouts (aka: What's a 400?)
Because pools around the world use different units of measure (meters or yards), when you see a swim workout with numbers and no units -- you just do the wo...
Mon, Mar 7, 2022 at 8:28 PM
Where did my strength workouts go?
When you move into Race Season, you will notice that your strength workouts go from 3 per week to 1 per week. This is intentional and NOT an error. When y...
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 4:01 PM
Duplicate workouts
If you have the MōTTIV app connected to TrainingPeaks, and TrainingPeaks connected to Garmin, you'll need to update some settings to avoid duplicate ...
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 3:41 PM
Max Heart Rate Test, FTP, and Race Result (Setting Your Zones)
MAX HR:  This means Maximum Heart Rate.  Record this as +2bpm (beats per minute) higher than the highest HR you've ever recorded.  If you've never...
Mon, Nov 21, 2022 at 3:23 PM
Change Imperial (MPH/lbs) to Metric (KPH/kg)
To change from Imperial measurements to Metric (or visa versa) in the MōTTIV training app: 1) Go to My Account 2) Under the My Profile tab, click the the &...
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 3:16 PM
The number of kettlebell workouts per week
We're often asked how to add more kettlebell workouts per week into a training plan.  The answer depends on the time of year. DURING THE RACE SEASO...
Mon, Nov 21, 2022 at 7:05 PM
Connecting MōTTIV to Zwift, Training Peaks, Garmin, Wahoo, Strava
MōTTIV is able to connect to many of the most popular platforms used by triathletes and endurance athletes.  Scroll down to see instructions for each of the...
Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 3:59 PM
Snorkel breathing problems
Using a snorkel for swim drills is a very valuable skill to have in your tool belt.  Unfortunately, people get excited when they see they've been assig...
Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 3:23 PM